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Jobs & Opportunities

Knowle West Media Centre is looking to recruit a number of Sessional Youth Workers, a Freelance Artist and a Community Development Worker.

1. Love working with young people?  We are recruiting up to five sessional workers 

This Autumn, KWMC’s young people’s programme Jump Studios will launch a range of new projects for young people aged 10-16. We want to find sessional staff who are great at working with young people and would enjoy being part of a dream team. For more info about each role, please follow the links below:

1 x Female Sessional Worker (Music)
1 x Sessional Worker (Music with Schools)
3 x Sessional Workers

Key dates:

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 24th September 2018
Group selection and short 1-2-1 interviews: Thursday 27th September 2018

Successful interviewees will be invited to join us for a paid trial session with a group of young people during the week beginning October 1st.

Exciting times! Apply now!

Please complete and send us:

  1. An up to date CV
  2. A covering letter (maximum one side of A4) clearly detailing how you meet the essential criteria shown on the person specification OR a video (maximum two minutes) clearly detailing how you meet the essential criteria on the person specification. Please share as a private password protected link on Vimeo
  3. An equalities monitoring form

Please email these to Dot Baker at

If you require any further information, please get in touch with Dot or call 0117 903 0444.

2. Freelance Artist

KWMC is seeking to work with an artist to support We Can Make, a new programme that is developing innovative citizen-led approaches to delivering affordable homes.

The artist will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with a focus on supporting participation with local people and stakeholders, and capturing and sharing the project’s story through mixed medium and platforms.

Artists with experience of working with communities in participative ways, and with skills in graphics, design, moving image, audio, photography, print and text are invited to apply.

The commission is initially October 2018 – January 2019, with a review and an opportunity to extend the commission. The commission fee for this first stage is £2500, inclusive of VAT, with additional budget for materials. Travel and subsistence are not included.

For more details and information about how to apply please read the artists brief and send all documents requested to: In addition please also complete this monitoring form and email to Gail Bevan at

Key Dates:

Application deadline: noon, Monday 24th September 2018
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th September 2018

If you require any further information, please get in touch with Melissa or call 0117 903 0444.

3. Community Development Worker

£26,000 per annum
22.5 hours a week
Pro rata this equates to £15,600 per annum

Initially this will be a fixed term contract for one year with the ambition to extend for a further two years.

Knowle West Alliance is the working title of a newly forming partnership of organisations and residents in Knowle West who are joining together and sharing resources to take positive action to benefit the area. We are now looking to employ an excellent, committed and experience Community Development Worker to work with residents to ensure there is a strong resident voice, influence and participation within the structure and work of the Alliance.

Having successfully secured funding the Alliance is looking to employ a Community Development Worker to work directly alongside residents, to strengthen community confidence, build on existing resident involvement and increase connections and opportunities for interaction, participation and social action.

The Community Development Worker will pay a key role in creating the conditions for positive change which the Alliance plans to make.

Working alongside the Alliance steering group and partners the Community Development Worker will be employed by Knowle West Media Centre and line managed by The Park

For background information please read the background document and the job description.

Please complete the application form and the monitoring form and email both to Gail Bevan at

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 1st October 2018
Interviews will take place on Friday 5th October 2018

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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