Current opportunities

Call for papers for Australia conference

The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, the 6th Annual Australian Arts and Health Conference will be taking place in Melbourne this November. It has issued a call for papers presenting best practice and innovative arts and health programs, effective health promotion and prevention campaigns, methods of project evaluation and scientific research.

Call for papers health and art history – deadline 1 August 2014

A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginings of Wellbeing and Illness will take place on 7 November 2014.

Marketing & Audience Development Consultancy – deadline 1 August 2014

Huddersfield-based arts and health organisation, HOOT, is seeking an individual or a team who has marketing and audience development experience in an arts context and some knowledge of the health and social care sector to help build partnerships and establish wider strategic networks and identify opportunities for new business and donations.

Call for poems about age – deadline 3 August 2014

A new poetry anthology is inviting submissions of poems that want to challenge, celebrate or simply give age a voice.

Part-time Community Dance Artist, Green Candle Dance Company – deadline 6 August 2014

Green Candle Dance Company is seeking a part-time Community Dance Artist with significant experience and skills in working with children with Special Educational Needs, with children and young people in Mainstream Primary and Secondary schools and in leading dance with Older People.

Inpatient adult mental health ward commission

An artist is sought to develop an arts based project specific to an adult in-patient mental health ward and its residents’ wishes. The project will be a collaboration project between artist, staff and service users.

Illustrator commission – deadline 8 August 2014

LIME is looking for an experienced illustrator to work with adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients at the Manchester Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre (MACFC) based in Wythenshawe, Manchester.

Artfelt Workshop Coordinator – deadline 11 August 2014

 Artfelt, part of The Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity seeks an experienced Workshop Coordinator to manage its workshop programme and support the Artfelt project.

co|Create Programme Manager, Creativity Works, South West – deadline 18 August 2014

Following the news of continued Arts Council England NPO funding for 2015-18, Creativity Works plan to re-launch their co|Create Artists development programme as a series of regular events, training opportunities and debate in Socially Engaged Art, with a national ambition.

Warwickshire County Council Better Care Fund- Artist in Residence – deadline 22 August 2014

The Better Care Fund (BCF) was announced by the UK Government in the June 2013 Spending Review. Nationally it is a £3.8 billion pooled budget for health and social care services, shared between the NHS and Local Authorities, to deliver better outcomes and greater efficiencies through more integrated services for older and disabled people.

Evaluation and Collection Assistant (Casual Position), Paintings in Hospitals – deadline 22 August 2014

Paintings in Hospitals is seeking an Evaluation and Collection Assistant. This position will provide assistance on evaluation of its services, including participating in the preparation and execution of data collection and analysis, as well as supporting the art collection.

TV Company looking for arts organisations working in health to take part in new documentary series

Little Gem TV company are developing a documentary series for Channel 4 about how music, singing, dance and painting can help with various medical conditions, often when conventional medicine can’t.

Survivors’ Poetry submission – deadline 18 July 2014

Survivors’ Poetry is seeking submissions for its quarterly publication Poetry Express.

Silver Strings, Age UK Brighton and Hove

A nine week course for people over 50. “This new nine-week course will ease you in to learning the basics and practising in an ensemble, playing well-loved popular tunes. We even provide the instruments! Choose from violin, viola or cello - or try all three.” The course is also suitable for those with arthritis or vision impairments.

Specialist Community Dance Facilitators, YMCA London South West – deadline 31 August 2014

The organisation is looking for expressions of interest for specialist community dance practitioners and facilitators for new projects with the Community Health and Wellbeing team at YMCA London South West, which covers the London boroughs of Merton, Richmond and Kingston.