Call out for Visually Impaired Facilitators and Access Workers!

A group of people from a range of backgrounds stand around a table with cooking utensils and biscuit dough. They are engaging with the props as part of the Touch Tour for ‘Pepper and Honey’ at The Courtyard, Hereford.

Pepper & Honey, The Courtyard Hereford, May 2024, Photo credit: Joe Nobile

Extant are looking for freelance visually impaired facilitators and access workers to work on our Paul Hamlyn funded Enhance programme 2024-26. 

We are particularly interested in freelancers based in these regions: North East / North West / Midlands / Hereford / Derby / London. 

Enhance Facilitator skill and experience requirements include:

  • Leading a room, and delivering training based on the Social Model of Disability and the Equality Act 2010
  • Liaising with venues, theatre companies and Extant
  • Knowledge of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and within the theatre industry
  • Being an advocate for the company
  • Strong communication skills

Enhance Access Worker skill and experience requirements include:

  • Supporting visually impaired people in access for creative projects
  • Sighted guiding
  • Knowledge of the Social Model of Disability and the Equality Act 2010
  • Strong communication skills
  • Up to date DBS

To apply:

  • Clearly label your application ‘Enhance Facilitator’ or ‘Enhance Access Worker’
  • Email CV, cover letter, contact email and phone number. This document should be no more than 2 sides of A4, and needs to include relevant information to the freelance role you are applying for.

Please send your application to [email protected] by Friday 19th July, 11am.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to book a phone call for a follow-up interview on Tuesday 30th July, between 12-4pm. 

Candidates who get through this round will then complete four hours paid online training.

To find out more about our Enhance programme:

Enhance Productions

Enhancing Enhance

Visual Impairment Awareness Training for Venues

Enhance spreads it’s wings 

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