Drama Facilitator

Ready to work with children and families in a fun and creative way? Join us in making a difference with KidsTime!

  1. Are you passionate about making a positive impact on children’s mental health?
  2. Do you thrive on thinking outside the box and tailoring activities to meet individual needs?
  3. Do you have experience leading engaging drama sessions or working creatively with groups to achieve positive outcomes?

At Mind in Bradford we are looking for a Drama Facilitator for our month KidsTime workshops. This post is pivotal in enriching the lives of children and young people who have parents struggling with mental illness, through engaging and transformative drama sessions.


This role will appeal to those who have:

  • A passion for using drama as a tool for positive change, and experience using drama, with an emphasis on story-telling, to facilitate group work with children.
  • Experience in drama through acting, directing or other arts training.
  • A person-centred, whole family approach, to helping improve people’s lives.
  • Confidence in developing new relationships and experience working in multi-agency settings.
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive in situations.


Important information

  • Salary: £14.00/hour
  • Contract: Fixed term until 31st October
  • Hours: 6 per month
  • Probation: 6 months
  • Closing date: 10.00am Friday 19th April
  • Interview date:  Week commencing Monday 22nd April 

The successful candidate must be able to attend KidsTime workshops, which run from 4pm – 8pm on the second Thursday of every month and clinical supervisions at 9.30am on the Friday after each workshop. 


What we offer

  • Clinical supervision
  • Staff engagement forum
  • Casual dress
  • Access to KidsTime and resources
  • Supportive management team who are committed to enhancing staff wellbeing
  • Opportunities for progression and development
  • Employee assistance programme, including payment towards healthcare expenses, access to GP appointments
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Holiday allowance 25 days plus Bank Holidays (pro rata) increasing to 28 days plus Bank Holidays with service
  • A 4% contributory pension scheme which you will be auto enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme)

It is Mind in Bradford’s policy to make reasonable adjustments to enable those with disabilities to undertake the above.

In the first instance any enquiries to be emailed to [email protected]


Making an application

  • Please send an up to date CV along with a covering letter outlining your experience and knowledge linking this to the Job Description and Person Specification to [email protected]
  • Please note it is not possible for us to give feedback to non-shortlisted applicants
  • Mind in Bradford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Mind in Bradford) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work in the UK check.



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