LAHF Newsletter – 26 July 2018

Welcome to LAHF’s July newsletter with lots of opportunities and news about creativity, health, wellbeing and culture. Scroll down for jobs, funding news and an update from the organisation. You can click on any of the stories to find out more. Do share the newsletter and encourage others to sign up - it’s free!

In this issue

LAHF News
Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance
Events
Opportunities
Resources
 


LAHF News

Director recruitment
London Arts in Health Forum is recruiting a new Director. After 15 years establishing the organisation as a leading voice for the role of creativity in wellbeing, LAHF’s founder Director is moving on and the organisation is seeking an inspiring leader to develop and deliver its future. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and passionate advocate for arts in health with a strong background in leading organisational development. The deadline for applications is 10am on 10th September 2018. Interviews take place in the week of 24th September 2018. For more details visit: http://www.lahf.org.uk/director-recruitment-%E2%80%93-deadline-10-september-2018
 


Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance

Sign up for bulletin
The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance is planning a series of events and activity around the country over the autumn and winter. To ensure you receive all the information about activity from the new Sector Support Organisation for the arts, health, culture and wellbeing sector, as well as monthly policy updates with information about new developments you need to sign up for the free bulletin, you can do this here: www.culturehealthandwellbeing.org.uk

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Events

Make your mark – 5 August 2018
A free drop in drawing and wellbeing event from the arts and mental health programme for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and start your drawing journey, taking place at the Jerwood Gallery.

Thanks for everything – until November 2018
An exhibition at the Royal Brompton NHS Foundation Trust created by ceramicist artist Carrie Reichardt is reflecting on public gratitude for the NHS and its caring staff, in celebration of the NHS 70th anniversary.

Introduction to art in prisons – 17 August 2018
The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance is running a one day course to explore some of the questions to consider before embarking on a creative project in criminal justice settings.

Arts Health research intensive – 4-9 February 2019
Applications are being accepted for a residential training course offering an introduction to the evidence base around the arts in health and fundamentals of evaluation and research.

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Opportunities

Jobs and Commissions

Performing Arts Assistant – deadline 10 August 2018
CW+, the charity for Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals is seeking a Performing Arts Assistant to assist with performances, workshops and research.

Freelance Evaluator – deadline 10 August 2018
Opportunity for a freelance Evaluator to monitor and measure the impact of The ICE Project in its second year. This is a county-wide partnership project between Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) and Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Curatorial Assistant, 1 Year contract – deadline 14 August 2018
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a Curatorial Assistant to support the new Arts Director with the management of the arts collection and the Arts Programme.

Artists in care homes – deadline 20 August 2018
Creative Arts and Dementia Network (CDAN) is offering places on a professional development training programme for arts practitioners who want to learn how to work effectively with people with dementia.

Director recruitment – deadline 10 September 2018
London Arts in Health Forum is recruiting a new Director. After 15 years establishing the organisation as a leading voice for the role of creativity in wellbeing, LAHF’s founder Director is moving on and the organisation is seeking an inspiring leader to develop and deliver its future

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The next issue of the LAHF newsletter will be sent in early August. Do please send us news items, events and announcements for inclusion, please email suggestions to newsletter@lahf.org.uk by 3 August. Please note this email address is only checked weekly; for any urgent enquiries please use info@lahf.org.uk. We always welcome input and feedback so please feel free to email us at info@lahf.org.uk