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Maverick Television is looking for an experienced self-shooting P/D who is based in the Leeds area for the returning, award winning factual CBBC series Operation Ouch!  Filming is based in a Children’s Hospital Emergency Department.


This role will suit someone who is happy to work as part of a small team, as the location team consists of a Producer/ Director & a runner/ location assistant. A background in observational documentary is essential and ideally with experience of filming in a hospital environment and with experience of working with children.


We are looking for someone who has familiarity with filming in sensitive situations.  You must be highly diplomatic and able to build and maintain strong contributor relationships.  Not for the squeamish!


Applicants will be expected to provide showreels or samples of their work.


Start date:  18th February for 9 weeks (W/c 18th Feb: Prep week in London production office W/c 25th February: Location filming begins)

Interviews will be carried out: W/c 11th February


Closing date for applications:   Wednesday 13th February (applications will not be considered if received after this date)
Email for applications:


Please answer the following questions within your covering email when applying:

  1. Are you based locally to Leeds?
  2. Have you filmed in a Hospital environment before?
  3. Do you have experience of working with BBC or CBBC?