Assistant Dance Artist Call Out

11 May 2023

Part Time Freelance/Self Employed Role£75 per session (£25 per hour)from July 2023. 

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Dance Artist to work with us on the Our Turn project. 

Our Turnis a two-year arts intervention using dance and movement to help the health and happiness of vulnerable adults living with dementia or memory loss.    

Using daytime activities to deliver vital emotional and physical support to people living with memory loss and dementia, the project will support the building of relationships in the home and the community, enabling greater social interaction and an improved quality of life.  

These weekly sessions lead by specialist dance artists will help: 

  • Support falls prevention 
  • Improve physical and mental health and wellbeing 
  • Reduce loneliness and isolation 
  • Provide carers with respite 

Post Description: 

The Assistant Dance Artist will liaise with the Dance Artist to support the planning and delivery of regular weekly sessions for Year 2 of the project. The Assistant Dance Artist will liaise with the lead dance artist and the project lead at Take Art to clarify structure and content of the sessions and to agree any additional resources and materials, if appropriate. 

The Assistant Dance Artist will be responsible for supporting the lead dance artist, volunteers and participants during the sessions and taking registers, collecting any class fees, undertaking evaluation and collating any relevant information to send back to Take Art. 

The Assistant Dance Artist will also be responsible for leading the social time activities following the dance session on a weekly basis

Schedule: The Assistant Dance Artist will work with the following groups according to the schedule listed below:

Group Name: Our Turn - Dance and Dementia Group

Dates and Times: Weekly - Mondays 1pm – 4pm  

Address: St Peters Community Centre, Coronation Road, Yeovil BA21 3DY

Please apply for this opportunity by submitting your CV and a written 2 page expression of interest explaining why you would interested in this role and what dance skills and experience you would bring to the project. Please email this to with the subject line Our Turn - Assistant Dance Artist 

If you would like any more information on the role or have any questions, please contact

Deadline 9th June 2023

Interviews w/c 19th June 2023

Post starting in July 2023