Project Lead for Risky Business Performing Arts (Sabbatical Cover)

Do you have a performing arts background and looking to share your knowledge and skills. 

Are you ready for a role where you can help people flourish and grow in confidence, allowing them to freely express their emotions and ideas?

Can you support people to have a voice, to be seen, be heard and belong in the world of performing arts. 

If so, then we have a fantastic opportunity to lead our risky business performing arts group. 

Main aim: 

  1. To work with people in a group setting to develop their skills in performing arts including acting, improvisation, script writing, rehearsal and performance.
  2. Develop peoples’ confidence, giving them the opportunity to freely express their emotions and ideas.
  3. Support people to have the opportunity to campaign about issues that are important to them and find a voice, have a presence and be understood. 
  4. Co–produce "cutting edge" original productions for public performance. 
  5. Promote the upcoming productions within the local community and link in with organisations, schools and other groups that would enjoy and benefit from watching the performances. 



This role is a part-time fixed term contract, working Mondays in Canterbury (7.4hrs) and Fridays in Sittingbourne (4hrs) (Please note that we may consider a job share for this role) 

Salary and benefits:  £22,600. per annum pro rata to a 37 hour week. This equates to an actual salary £6,963.24 per annum. Generous 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata) plus Pension Scheme. 

If you have...

  • Strong experience as a practitioner in performing arts and a motivator by nature being able to support people well. This means showing that you understand that people need different types of support at different times. 
  • Experience of project development and nurturing ideas through to production
  • The commitment to working with people as genuine equals (we call this co- production), and supporting them in a way which gives them full choice and control (we call this personalisation). 
  • Experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or autism.
  • Understanding of Equality and Diversity and put these ideas into practice. 
  • Excellent communicator and able to communicate well with different types of people and organisations.
  • The ability to keep and maintain records. 
  •  Excellent co-ordinator who will see things through. 
  • The ability to work using your own initiative and as part of a team. 



...we’d love to hear from you!

To apply, please download a copy of the Job Pack here and fill out our online application form.                                                            

Enquiries: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Sunday 19th February 2023

Interviews: Monday 27th February 2023. Either remotely or face to face at one of the bemix sites.

We will contact everyone by the end of the day on: Tuesday 21st February 2023. 



No agency contact please. You will be required to declare all past convictions, whether spent or not, as this post is exempt from The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1984. You will also be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people with disability, neurodiversity and/or long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us.

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