Current opportunities

Community Arts & Health Apprentice, Creative Paths, E. Midlands – deadline 29 July 2016

Creative Paths is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and caring young person to work as a Community Arts and Health Apprentice. The Apprentice will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the community learning and arts and health programme. Main duties include:

Commission for RSPH anniversary – deadline 29 July 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is commissioning a commemorative artwork for its 160th anniversary this year. The RSPH would like to update William Hogarth’s ‘Gin Lane’ (1751) to reflect the public health challenges faced by today’s society.

Join the NICE Board – deadline 1 August 2016

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is seeking to fill five Non-Executive Director posts. Non-Executive Directors help guide NICE as it works to improve outcomes for people using the NHS, public health and social care services.

Art and Design Development Manager, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – deadline 2 August 2016

An opportunity to lead the Art & Design Team. The post holder will be responsible for planning and implementing the wide range of art and environment initiatives and activities.

Female volunteers for performing arts summer school, London – 1 & 3 August 2016

Powerhouse for Women, an organisation that works with women with learning difficulties, is looking for female volunteers to help with sessions in Dance, Parkour, Music, Film and Theatre. The Performing Arts Summer School will be held on on Monday 1 August and Wednesday 3 August 2016. DBS check desirable For more information

LAPWING Arts & Wellbeing Training for Kent’s Artists & Creatives – until 6 August 2016

This is a four-part session training programme, to help create more ‘dementia-friendly’ and ‘mental health-alert’ communities through a live art practice, wellbeing-inspired network group. This is a four-part session training programme, between 23 April and 6 August. Cost: £80 for the whole programme (discounted to £64 for Kent Creative Live members).

Canerows Peer Support Project Worker, London – deadline 15 August 2016

An opportunity to take a well-respected peer support service forward over the next two years. The varied role includes supporting and coordinating our fantastic friendly team, training new peer support workers, developing new services, collating data and writing reports. Read more

Creative Befrienders, Westminster Arts Resonate programme – deadline 15 August 2016

You will be matched with someone living in Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea or Hammersmith & Fulham who has an arts interest, taking part in a minimum of eight visits. Deadline Monday 15 August for a training day Saturday 20 August.

Digital Arts & Creative Ageing – stage 1 deadline 16 August

The Nominet Trust and The Baring Foundation have launched a £500,000 fund for digital approaches to engaging older people in the creative arts – from painting and sculpture to singing and drama.

Freelance project coordinator, Lancashire Not Forgotten – deadline 19 August 2016

Fee: £19,500 (inclusive of travel) Duration: 12 months, part time (3 days per week) Location: Burnley, Blackburn and Blackpool Lancashire Not Forgotten is a heritage and arts project which recognises that people living with dementia, are a rich source of information and social history. This role will coordinate the project across the three local authorities.

Sound Connections programme coordinator (maternity cover), London – deadline 22 August

Sound Connections is looking for an outstanding individual to provide support across its music programmes. The new coordinator will be responsible for Wired4Music and associated youth participation programmes, and will be expected to provide ongoing support to the Programme Manager, including fundraising and partnership building.

Chief Operating Officer, Mental Fight Club, London – deadline 26 August 2016

Mental Fight Club is looking for an individual who has good leadership and management skills combined with a thorough knowledge of mental health services. Mental Fight Club are offering a fixed term role for 6 months daily rate of £140, for 2 to 3 days a week to lead and manage their projects.

Team Up

A London-wide volunteering programme partnering doctors and dentists in postgraduate training, healthcare students and public health professionals with community organisations is seeking expressions of interest.

Open call for socially engaged commission, Tate Liverpool – deadline 30 August 2016

Tate Liverpool is seeking collaborative, socially engaged artist/s born in or resident in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Finland, Hungary or Germany.

Sing with Us: The Benefits of Singing for Those Affected by Cancer

A new project looking at the benefits of singing for those affected by cancer is offering people who are affected, including patients, staff, carers and bereaved the opportunity to join free choirs or to take part from home.