Current opportunities

Fundraiser, UCLH arts programme – deadline 24 August 2018

UCLH NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a fundraiser for UCLH arts and heritage, which serves the Trust and its surrounding community and is funded entirely by charitable donations.

Analysis of arts and older people – deadline 28 August 2018

The Baring Foundation is inviting applications from academic institutions to research and produce a public report on the development of the fields of arts by and for older people in the UK over the last decade.

Volunteer creative and cultural befrienders, Westminster – deadline 30 August 2018

Resonate Arts is seeking volunteer artists of any discipline (visual art, music, drama, creative writing etc) who wish to explore their art with people living with dementia: • in one-to-one creative sessions in people’s own homes • accompanying people to arts events • supporting people within Resonate Arts projects

Diploma in Leading Dance for Older People

Green Candle Dance has launched a Level 3 OCNLR course for Dancers, Dance Teachers, Carers, Care Home workers, Occupational Therapists, or anyone working with older people or in community dance. This in depth course aims to deliver an understanding of how to lead safe, effective and enjoyable dance and movement work with older people.

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.

Inclusion and Participation Manager, Kent Music – deadline 17 September 2018

Kent music is looking for a dynamic, experienced music educator with considerable experience in the implementation of inclusion strategies, including Youth Voice and working with disadvantaged communities. This is a two-year fixed-term position. Read more

Health innovation leadership opportunity – deadline 28 September 2018

The Health Foundation is looking for leaders in health and health care policy and innovation to join the Sciana network.

Art Therapy Volunteer Claremont Project

The Claremont Project are looking for a Art Therapy Volunteer. This six-month position offers an opportunity for people interested in working in an art therapeutic group to gain experience and insight into the running of an art therapy group.  For further information please see attached job description.

New government investment in social prescribing

The Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, has announced a £4.5m scheme to support social prescribing. The new fund has the potential to support arts on prescription schemes across the country. Funding comes from the Health and Wellbeing Fund, itself part of a programme of government investment in the voluntary sector.

Residential course on arts and health research, Snape Maltings – 4-8 February 2019

Applicants are invited to join a week-long research intensive on Arts and Health to be held at Snape Maltings in Suffolk, 4-8 February 2019.

Best Foot Forward crowdfunder

Best Foot Forward – Dance in Devon's dance project for older people – is seeking support to continue its work after a successful first year.