Vacancy: Creative Community Engagement Officer

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Blackpool Coastal Housing, LeftCoast and Better Start have formed an innovative partnership to develop a new programme of artist facilitated engagement work in Haweside and Mereside areas of Blackpool. This programme of work will be supported by LeftCoast and will report back to cross agency steering group. The Creative Community Engagement Officer will be funded by LeftCoast and Better Start and will be employed by Blackpool Coastal Housing for an initial 12 month contract.

Creative engagement in this role involves creating greater access to arts and culture for those that wouldn?t normally access the arts. It also aims to support people to develop a greater sense of well-being and connectivity to the places that they live in. This role will help support the leadership within communities to develop creative projects that have a lasting impact and resonance with them and their wider community. One such project will involve engaging the community in the redevelopment/new development of Parks & Opens Spaces in Mereside for early years babies and children, (0-3 years) through an innovative approach to play.

  • The contract is for a full time post initially for 12 months with the possibility of extension subject to funding.
  • Salary: ?23,698 (Grade 6)

For more information contact the LeftCoast team on 01253 477973.

The deadline for applications is 18 January 2016 at 12 noon.

Click here to apply online.