IT Assistant (Trainee)

The Place (Contemporary Dance Trust), London’s creative powerhouse for dance development, has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for over 50 years. In a changing landscape, our mission for the future remains steadfast: we are powering imagination through dance, championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating optimal conditions for dance artists and enthusiasts to realise their full potential.

The Place is involved in the entire lifecycle of dance – from education and training to the creative process that leads to new ideas and conception of new work, through to its creation, production and performance.

The IT team at The Place currently consists of two staff members and supports over 75 permanent staff and around 250 hourly paid staff. We are currently looking for someone to join our IT Team in an administrative and 1st line support capacity.

This is a great opportunity for those interested in working in IT to work closely with IT professionals in a range of areas and grow their existing IT skills to develop their career in the field of IT.

Rate of Pay: £10.85 per hour

Contract: Kickstart; 6-month fixed-term

Please note that this position is a KICKSTART PLACEMENT. This means that this position is partially funded through the Government’s Kickstart Scheme. As such, this role is only open to those who are currently receipt of Universal Credit and who are aged between 16-24. The purpose of this scheme is to provide work-based training opportunities for young people. If you meet these eligibility criteria and are interested in this role, please speak to your Work Coach at your local Job Centre Plus and ask them to refer you.

Once you have been referred by your Work Coach, please send your CV and a cover letter (no longer than one side of A4) to jobs@theplace.org.uk