Art Model Portrait (B61DA)

Employer: Medway Council

  • Reference: BSD/14/5116
  • Published on: Fri 08/08/2014 16:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/08/2014 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Temporary
  • Hours: Casual
  • Salary: £8.52 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: MACLS Rochester

We are currently recruiting for models to post for our portrait (clothed) classes. We welcome applications from people of all ages, genders, races, sizes and body types including those with disabilities. It is our intention to represent everyone through our portrait drawing classes. You will need to be able to hold a pose for up to an hour at a time – a typical session will be two hours with a 15-20 min break halfway through. We need models for both day and evening sessions. Must be over 18.

Main purpose of job

To adopt a pose as required by the artists and tutor, maintain that pose and expression for an extended period of time.

To model in costume as required. Observe all standards of conduct and behaviour to maintain professionalism at all times.

Act in accordance with the equal opportunities policy and undertake the duties as required by corporate and directorate action plans.

Comply with the necessary health and safety and Safeguarding regulations and draw to the attention of the appropriate senior staff any issues. To undertake training as required. To complete a self-declaration form.

Applicants must hold/have the following:

  • Ability to maintain a pose and expression for extended periods of time and revisit exact pose and expression following a break

Medway is a unitary authority in South East England with superb transport links to London.

The council understands that a motivated workforce is the most important factor for it to be successful and achieve its aims. It’s vital that employees feel rewarded for their contribution.

As a Medway Council employee you will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking relevant training opportunities, enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee advice, information and counselling service, employee forums and an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers.

Important Information

If you have any queries, please contact us on 01634 334499 or if you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager call Christine Osborne on 01634 338423.

Please note that if you are shortlisted for interview we will normally contact you via email, therefore, please ensure you state this on your application. If you are a current Medway Council employee you will be contacted at your registered work email address only.

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Please complete your application online, by following the attached link. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting.

If you are unable to do this and would prefer to be sent a hard copy please contact 01634 333333 ( Monday to Friday 8.00am – 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm).

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