Current opportunities

Programme Manager Reading Friends - deadline 3 October 2016

The Reading Agency is looking for an experienced project manager to manage the planning and development of a new flagship programme - Reading Friends.

Project Coordinator, National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing - deadline 5 October 2016

Based at University College London, this role requires someone with demonstrable experience of leading the delivery of large projects within a complex environment preferably with knowledge and understanding of museums/arts and health and social care partnerships.

CW+ Art Collection Volunteer, London

CW+ manage an art collection of over 1,000 works of art on display throughout the wards, clinics and public areas of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Comprised predominantly of contemporary artworks, the collection contains prints, paintings, sculpture and site-specific commissions by a variety of artists across different genres.

Development Manager - deadline 16 September 2016

Arts and health organisation Studio Upstairs is someone to develop and maximise the Studio business opportunities coupled with marketing and cultivating key relationships. The role is designed to make a significant difference in helping the charity to increase its income, deliver a programme of events and activities and achieve a quality accreditation.

Creative Future Project Manager - deadline 9 October 2016

An experienced arts administrator and programmer is sought to organise and deliver the Creative Future Literary Awards - an annual literary awards competition and event showcasing the work of marginalised writers. 

Musician In Health - deadline 10 October 2016

Pulse Arts is looking for a new musician, trained in Music in Health Practice, to deliver music sessions at the Evelina Hospital in London and Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford. Working alongside Pulse Arts musicians, the successful candidate will make music on children’s and adult wards, including specialist dementia, burns and intensive care units.

Public Art Project Manager - deadline 13 October 2016

Bristol-based Willis Newson is seeking a Project Manager who has experience of public art commissioning and running art and design projects on both large and small scales. The Project Manager will be responsible for sensitively and creatively curating and managing a range of large-scale public art programmes and individual commissions in healthcare environments. This might include:

Creative Future’s Tight Modern Competition - deadline 15 October

This year's Tight Modern competition will launch on July 15th and run until 30th October. There will be free workshops in Portsmouth, Redbridge and Brighton leading up to the tour for those who would like to make a piece of work to submit to the open competition.

MSC in Creative Arts and Mental Health, Queen Mary University of London

For education professionals, artists, scholars, and mental health practitioners. The MSc offers students the opportunity to learn in detail, from both arts and science perspectives, how art and performance can be used to think critically about and engage the public with concepts and experiences of mental health and the mental health system.

Two new strategic funds from Arts Council England

Celebrating Age, jointly funded by the Baring Foundation, will grant £50k-100k to organisations investing in access for older people, while Building Resilience aims to increase the resilience of up to 100 cultural organisations.

The Art of Mentalizing – 22 - 24 October 2016

Submissions are invited for this New York conference bringing together people working in psychology to explore the role of arts in health. The theme of the conference is “how we define and develop the clinical interventions required to produce sustainable change and the role of mentalizing in this process.” Proposals are invited for:

ACE Ambition for Excellence Fund – rolling deadline, until October 2017

The Fund seeks to stimulate and support ambition, talent and excellence across the arts sector in England, especially outside London.

Dance for Parkinson’s Online Learning

An eight-unit programme available online. Cost: £65, or £55 for members of Dance for PD® or People Dancing. Multi-user license available for organisations, starting at £40 per person.

Dance Movement Psychotherapy Foundation

Goldsmith’s dance movement psychotherapy foundation course runs for 26 weeks on Tuesdays from 6-8pm and serves as an introduction to dance therapy.

Festival co-ordinator - deadline 31 October 2016

LAHF is recruiting a Festival Co-ordinator to support the delivery of next year’s Creativity and Wellbeing Week.