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Creative Engagement Facilitator Internship, Mind the Gap

  • 29th August 2018
  • Yorkshire
  • Part time (paid internship)
  • Paid (£10k-15k pro rata)
  • theatre
  • Deborah Dickinson


Mind the Gap is offering a 6-month part-time, paid Creative Engagement Facilitator internship. This person will work on a new, spectacular, outdoor production called Zara: Daughters of Fortune and other Mind the Gap projects.

This is an opportunity for someone with a learning disability to develop their professional theatre skills, by working with Mind the Gap in a supported and enjoyable environment. You will learn practical skills to start a career as a Creative Engagement Facilitator and techniques and skills to run wonderful drama workshops.

To apply for the Creative Engagement Facilitator Internship, you should:

  • Have a learning disability
  • Be over the age of 18 on 1 September 2018
  • Want to get training as a Creative Engagement Facilitator in professional theatre
  • Want to get more confidence and improve your communication skills
  • Enjoy working with other people

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Want a professional career in theatre
  • Have a passion for theatre and performance
  • Have experience of working with people
  • Work well in a team
  • Have good time keeping and organisational skills

Dates of Employment: 7 January to 5 July 2019

Hours: 16 hours per week.  (We may ask you to work some evenings and some week-ends. We will work with the successful candidate to manage the internship around their specific needs.)

Duration: 6 months

Salary: National minimum wage - £5.90 (for people aged 18 to 21), £7.38 (for people aged 21 to 24), £7.83 (for people aged 25 and over).  We will discuss payment options with you in line with any benefit arrangements. 

Interviews: 3 – 7 September 2018

Base: You will be based at Mind the Gap Studios, Silk Warehouse, Patent Street, Bradford BD9 4SA.

Access: The building is fully accessible. Your full access requirements will be discussed and agreed before you start.

Deadline for Applciations: 29 August 2018

For further information about the Creative Engagement Facilitator Internship please visit

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