Theatre Royal Wakefield’s busy Participation department is looking for both paid and volunteer chaperones for our pantomime chorus for Beauty and the Beast. For this we ask that you already have a chaperone licence and have completed application forms returned to us by 1 November 2021.
Longer term, we are looking for people who are already registered chaperones or would like to become a registered chaperone (paid and volunteer) to support young people in our Performance Academy Showcases and Wakefield Youth Music Theatre Productions from 2022 onwards. As a chaperone you will be an essential part of the team ensuring the wellbeing and safety of our young people both backstage and at rehearsals.
Please see the job description and person specification and if you think this is the role for you, please complete the application form and send to our Participation Officer Janine,
By 1 November for Beauty and the Beast
By 10 December for 2022 productions
Suitable candidates will be invited to an interview at a time that suits you. We will ask you to bring your Chaperone Licence and DBS/ ID with you to this interview if you have one.
Theatre Royal Wakefield is committed to safeguarding and this role is subject to either:
- A valid and up-to-date Chaperone Licence which we will verify with the local authority. The local authority will have secured a DBS and taken references before issuing a Chaperone Licence. At interview, this important part of our recruitment procedure will be discussed with you and you will be asked to read and sign our Safeguarding Guidelines as well and attend safeguarding training and project briefings.
- Obtaining a chaperone licence (which includes a DBS check and is subject to references.) At interview, this important part of our recruitment procedure will be discussed with you. When a DBS check is undertaken it will be done so in line with the DBS code of practice. Please visit the DBS website to view the code.
Theatre Royal Wakefield has a policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available on request.