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Applications for this role are now closed.

9th November 2021

Number of hours per week: 25
Working pattern and contracted hours (including any shift patterns): Typically Monday 3:30-8:30, Tuesday 3:30-8:30, Wednesday 3:30-8:30, Thursday 3:30-8:30, Friday 3:30-8:30 in term-time, more flexible hours available in school holidays.

Job Summary:

Based on the busy reception desk, the post holder will be the face of the organisation for our afternoon and evening classes.  They will greet building users and answer their questions in person, via email and on the telephone, with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

General duties will include staffing the reception desk, responding to requests and queries by the public (via email, phone and face to face communication), assisting with general housekeeping, correctly opening and closing the building, helping with our social media accounts, checking participants into classes and registering new ones onto our systems, taking payments from participants and managing the till.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications:

The candidate will need good communication skills; demonstrating the ability to work effectively with a variety of people including staff, young people, visiting and resident professionals and the general public. Basic IT, maths and organisational skills are also key. It is also desirable that candidates have interest in the arts and/or education.

Experience or qualification in supporting people with learning disabilities, or physical or sensory impairments and knowledge of alternative communication methods, (eg. British Sign Language, Makaton, symbol communication systems) is also desirable.

Employability Support:

Workplace induction, performance review and exit support.

Individual skills audit and progress reviews, through the SkillsBuilder framework.

Access to the Kickstart East Anglia Induction and Progression training packages, including a range of sessions on transferable employability skills including: telephone and front of house communication, Excel, data protection, timekeeping, and goal setting.

Enrolment in the bespoke Kickstart East Anglia peer-to-peer and industry networking platform.

Role specific training, including:

-Kooth Wellbeing                        

-Safeguarding training   

-Child bereavement awareness training                   

-Gender Smart training                          

-Safe spaces

-Designated CP training                                         

-WEA partnership network                

-Wellbeing network                              

-Employability network                          

-Reflective practitioner training                              

-LSCG network

-My Concern training                    

-Managing stress and anxiety                    

-Experienced 1 to 1 Mentorship, modelled of our Introduction to Creative Industries

We are also open for the candidate to teach on our delivery team, should they have the necessary artistic disciplinary expertise. The post holder will be required to consent to a DBS check.

Please send your CV to recruitment@theworkshop.org.uk to apply and remember to talk to your Work Coach at Job Centre Plus about this vacancy.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 26/11/2021


National Living Wage for age group


This job is located in Kings Lynn, Norfolk

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