Current opportunities

CoolTan Arts Advocacy Training Coordinator – deadline 23 April 2014

4 days a week. £26,000 pro rata. Initial 1 year contract, continuation subject to funding

Project Manager Community Focus – deadline 24 April 2014

North London organisation Community Focus is seeking an experienced project manager with a track record in mental health provision to work alongside its creative arts team.  The candidate will be responsible for managing a three-year arts outreach project for young people with mental health problems in the London Borough of Barnet.  To be considered for this post you must have strong experienc

Wellcome Trust People Awards – deadline 25 April 2014

The next round of the Wellcome Trust’s People Awards is open until the end of April. With funding up to £30,000, the awards support projects that encourage the public to explore biomedical science, its impact on society and culture, its historical roots or the ethical questions that it raises.

Tight Modern open for submissions - Deadline: 25 April 2014

‘Tight Modern happens every two years.  It’s a touring miniature replica of London’s iconic Tate Modern Gallery and showcases 60 marginalised artists in what we believe is the world’s smallest temporary gallery.

Royal College of Music student performers

The Royal College of Music is arranging opportunities for student musicians to perform in healthcare and other settings. Through the College’s professional development programme, a wide range of soloists and ensembles are available and bookings are individually tailored to suit requirements. A high emphasis is placed on the musicians’ presentation, professionalism and appropriate programming.

Children’s Outpatients Artwork commission – deadline 27 April 2014

Frimley Park Hospital Arts Committee is looking to commission an artwork for the Children’s Outpatient Department.

Paintings in Hospitals Administrator: Office & Gallery – 28 April 2014

Administrator: Office & Gallery Paintings in Hospitals Salary £18,000 – £22,000  

CoolTan Arts Mental Health and Well Being Advisor – deadline 29 April 2014

Part time 15 hours a week (2 days) £25,000 pro rata

Commissions / Digital Projects Officer – deadline 29 April 2014

Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity is looking to recruit a Commissions/Digital Projects Officer to ensure that the arts are used to maximum effect to achieve a healing environment within the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the community it serves. The post holder will lead elements of the commissions and digital programme.

Art teacher – deadline 23 April 2014

An art teacher with experience of working with psychiatric patients is sought to facilitate an open, weekly art group for Cambian Churchill, a 53 bedded inpatient psychiatric rehabilitation hospital based in Lambeth, London.

Rainhill Eco Garden - Call out for artist – 2 May 2014

WHO: Visual & Public Artists BACKGROUND: The Rainhill Eco Garden project at Exchange Place, Rainhill Village is organised by Rainhill ECO (Environmental Community Organisation), a volunteer group dedicated to improving green spaces in Rainhill.

Dance activities with older people – 3 May 2014

Birmingham Royal Ballet is hosting a two day certificated weekend intensive course for dancers, activity leaders and other practitioners who want to gain skills, knowledge and experience in leading dance activities with older people.

Geese Theatre Company Male* Actor/ Groupworkers – 30 May 2014

Geese Theatre Company is a team of actors and group workers who present interactive drama and conduct workshops, staff training and consultation within the criminal justice system. The company has an international reputation for innovative work with offenders and youth at risk and, since 1987, has worked in more than 150 custodial institutions and with 42 probation areas.

Arts in medicine for global communities - 2-12 June 2014

The University of Florida is staging the first annual Arts in Healthcare for Global Communities Intensive at Makerere University, Kampala this June. The aim is to provide professionals and students in the health sciences, arts, and public health with a comprehensive introductory experience of how the arts can enhance healthcare and public health in global communities.

New Horizons, Arts and Health training programme at the RSPH

The Royal Society for Public Health has launched a new training programme in arts and health as part of its Training Solutions programmes and courses. New Horizons is coordinated by Dr Paul M Camic, FRSPH and Professor of Psychology & Public Health at Canterbury Christ Church University, who has worked with Dr Heather Davison of RSPH to develop the programme.