Arts Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 00000888-1
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: CRISIS
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £28,309 to £35,386
  • Role: Frontline jobs, Other jobs
  • Job type: Contract
  • Duration: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months.
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job Description

Department: Client Services

About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Skylight Merseyside is a thriving and supportive environment.  We work with individuals to give them the skills to end their homelessness.

About the role

As Arts Coordinator, you will lead the arts offer at Crisis Skylight Merseyside. Leading a small team of tutors to deliver exciting and engaging art classes and events which directly support our members to end their homelessness.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have or be willing to work towards a teaching qualification in an art specific subject. Crisis is a values-based organisation and we expect our staff to embrace these and the associated behaviours. You will need to be enthusiastic, reliable and willing and able to support and engage in the holistic nature of the service by actively contributing to our events, celebrations and overall approach in ending homelessness.

This is a 1 year fixed term contract

We want Crisis to be an inclusive employer which then reflects our members and the communities we work in. We want to offer opportunities to everyone regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.​​​​​​​

Working at Crisis 
As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including: 

  • Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy  
  • Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%  
  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days  

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career. 

When you join us you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.  
We have 5 staff diversity networks which include Black, Asian and Ethnic people, LGBTQ+ people, those with Lived Experience of Homelessness, Women at Crisis and Disability Awareness.  

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd November 2021 (at 23:59) ​​​​​​​

Interviews will be held on Friday 12th November.