Second Hand Dance are a disabled-led dance company driven by Artistic Director Rosie Heafford and Executive Producer Claire Summerfield. Our mission is to create aesthetic and sensory dance experiences for and with children and adults. Our work is underpinned by a pursuit of inclusion to create bold and thought-provoking art.
We are seeking a calm, practical and nurturing support worker for Artistic Director Rosie Heafford. The role will support Rosie in traveling to Edinburgh International Children’s Festival and Bibu Festival (Helsinborg).
Fee: £120 per day/ £15 per hour (varying hours with day and evening work) plus travel, per diems and accomodation
Dates: 11 – 15 May in Edinburgh, 18 – 20 May in Sweden plus preparation and logistics beforehand.
Application: Please send a covering letter or video/audio recordings plus a CV outlining why you would be suitable for the post and previous similar experience. It would be helpful to receive a CV also. Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 18 April 5pm.
This role will be primarily to support Artistic Director Rosie Heafford in travelling to 2 international festivals. Rosie has Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD) and Fibromyalgia. These are long-term conditions that mean she works with chronic pain and fatigue. These symptoms can change each day, sometimes they are worse and sometimes better. Rosie makes the following adjustments to her working environment to manage symptoms:
Support worker tasks:
The above duties and areas of responsibility are reflective of the current work situation and provided as an overview of the contract. It does not preclude changes and developments that may be required or made in the future.
It is not necessary, but would be beneficial for the Support worker to: