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Manchester Support Worker

Streetwise Opera seeks a Manchester Support Worker with a passion for social justice, music and pastoral care that wants to makes a real difference to the lives of people who have experienced homelessness through outstanding culture.

We are looking for an individual who shares our passion for social impact and outstanding performance, with experience working with clients with complex needs and within the homeless sector.

You will support participants and session leaders in workshops once a week and in external activities such as public performances and theatre trips.

Recruitment process

Applications are now closed.

Interviews will be in person on Thursday 25 August with Faye Jefferson, Manchester Programme Producer, and Marigold Hughes, Head of Programme.

We will guarantee first round interviews to candidates who have lived experience of homelessness. If you regard yourself as someone who has this lived experience, please also indicate this on the application form.

If you would like an informal conversation to discuss this role further and find out more about our future plans, please contact Marigold Hughes at These conversations will not form part of our selection process.

Working at Streetwise Opera

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We aim to ensure that our employees achieve their full potential and that all employment decisions are taken without reference to irrelevant or discriminatory criteria.

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Contract: Freelance, 2 to 4 hours per week
Salary: £22.50 per hour
Hours/Location: Wednesdays, Central Manchester