Starling works with neurodivergent young people in Greater Manchester to provide engaging and empowering creative projects that develop positive identity and promote connections, conversations and creativity in the neurodivergent community.
They are looking to employ a Project Coordinator who will work with them to deliver their participatory music project in Oldham with young people aged 13-25.
‘Neurodivergent’ refers to those who experience and process the world in distinct and unique ways due to neurological differences including, but not limited to, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), ADHD, Autism, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Epilepsy, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Tourettes and Trauma.
They are looking for professionals with at least 2 years experience of project coordination, particularly in youth and music settings, who are positive and approachable and demonstrate excellent communication skills.
- To oversee the delivery of our music workshops in Oldham.
- To plan, implement and evaluate project delivery, adhering to budgets and timescales.
- To co-facilitate sessions in partnership with artists and support staff.
- To promote our projects across Oldham and develop a network of active referral agencies.
- To recruit and engage young people in our sessions and identifying barriers to engagement.
- To adhere to our health and safety and safeguarding policies and procedures, including Covid-19 related measures.
They actively encourage applications from professionals identifying as neurodivergent, who have lived experience of neurodivergence and who are champions of neurodivergent culture.
The role will be 10.5 hours per week, £23,500 per annum pro-rata for 1 year fixed-term. You will be expected to work from home, but will be delivering weekly projects in community settings in Oldham.
To apply, send ua covering letter (350 words or 3 minute video/sound recording) and CV to [email protected]. They accept other formats too, just let them know what works best for you.
If you would like more information, feel free to contact Katie with any questions.
To find out more about the company, visit their website: www.starlingcio.org.uk