Job & Career Opportunities
HOOT Creative Arts
Community Musician
Location: Kirklees
Salary: From £24,799 (pro rata) NJC Point 19 + 5% pension contribution
Deadline: 18 March 2019
Hoot Creative Arts is looking for an experienced, skilled and pro-active community musician to join its internal artist team

You’ll lead on Hoot’s music offer across the organisation, devising and facilitating workshops, coordinating our artistic programme and working with the team to help ensure maximum benefits for our participants. With an appreciation of our ethos and values, you’ll play an important part in influencing Hoot’s creative culture and approach alongside our visual arts lead.

You’ll have a talent for community music-making and a Swiss army style tool kit of approaches to delivering and facilitating high quality workshops. A variety of approaches to running song-writing workshops and/or an ability to offer group harmony singing sessions will also be very welcome. You will be required to have proven skills & experience gained in arts & health. As well as being committed to your on-going creative development, you’ll need to be able to facilitate and encourage others to navigate their own CPD. The successful candidate will be an organised team player, able to manage multiple priorities, work to deadlines and respond well under pressure. Experience in working with people with a variety of mental health needs is essential, as is a passion for, and understanding of, the value of community arts to health and wellbeing.

Salary: From £24,799 (pro rata) NJC Point 19 + 5% pension contribution

Contract: Temporary fixed term to 31-03-22

Hours of work: 14.8 hours (2 days); some out of hours work may be required.
Hoot is based at Bates Mill, Milford Street, Huddersfield, HD1 3DX; the post may also require travel to other areas of Kirklees.

How to Apply

Please visit www.hootcreativearts.co.uk/jobs to download the application pack and form.