Current opportunities

Call for proposals: National Arts in Health Conference and Showcase – deadline 30 November 2017

Aesop is partnering with the College of Medicine and Guildhall School of Music and Drama to present their second National Arts in Health Conference and Showcase. It will take place on Thursday 19 April 2018 at Milton Court (Guidhall).

Artistic and Programmes Director – deadline 1 December 2017

Arts for Health at Milton Keynes Hospital is recruiting a Director to provide strategic leadership for its work The current work programme includes:

Collection Co-ordinator – deadline 1 December 2017

Paintings in Hospitals is seeking a co-ordinator to work with the charity installing and maintaining artworks around the country, supporting better collection care and documenting processes. Based in London and working closely with the Head of Collection, Loans & Programming the successful candidate will have experience of working with art collections.

Life Changes Trust: Creative and Active Lives – deadline 1 December 2017

The Creative and Active Lives Fund aims to grow opportunities across a broad range of creative and active pursuits for care-experienced young people between 14 and 26 years old to engage with their peers and increase their skills, wellbeing and social connections. It also aims to build confidence and skills amongst staff, families and carers in relation to creative and active pursuits.

Drawing On Strengths (arts-based asset audit tool) – deadline 4 December 2017

Drawing On Strengths   Creating a prototype of an arts-based asset audit tool for people in receipt of a dementia diagnosis  

Arts Development Manager – deadline 7 December 2017

Music in Detention is seeking an exceptional individual to support its artistic delivery. Key areas of work for the Arts Development Manager will be:

Call for Papers: European Healthcare Design Congress and Exhibition – deadline 8 December 2017

The Call for Papers is now open for the fourth European Healthcare Design 2018 (EHD2018) Congress & Exhibition, organised by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange around the theme of "Utopia or dystopia? Visioning the future of health". The Congress and exhibition will be held at the Royal College of Physicians, London, 11–13 June 2018.

Shadowing Opportunity For Musicians – deadline 8 December 2017

Music charity Pulse Arts is offering opportunities for musicians in London and East Anglia to come and shadow work on hospital children's wards.

Artist in Residence – deadline 11 December 2017

A commission opportunity for an artist to provide a permanent piece of wall mounted art work for an NHS Foundation Trust mental health inpatient hospital ward for older adults. The aim is to provide a collaborative piece of artwork, involving both patients and staff. For the project to be documented visually with a brief write up including feedback from involved participants.

Advice sessions for Heritage Lottery funding in the southest – from 17 May 2017

The South East England development team are available to advise on HLF grant programmes at variety of events at their London office. You are welcome to attend whether you have a project idea or not.

Arts volunteer – deadline 31 December 2017

Claremont Project is offering short-term volunteering positions for art therapy students to gain some experience in working with groups.

Visual Art Open Prize – deadline 31 December 2017

Artists are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package. T

Span Trust – deadline 1 January 2018

The Span Trust seeks to fund projects by awarding grants between £5,000 and £20,000 that will alleviate poverty, disability, age or ill health, and advance urban regeneration through the improvement of the built environment. Read more

Volunteer Reader Leader – deadline 1 January 2018

In order to help deliver weekly groups in libraries, community centres, mental health and dementia services across Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea, The Reader Organisation is recruiting volunteer Reader Leaders.

Yapp Charitable Trust – rolling deadline

Grants of up to £3,000 per year for up to three years are available through the Yapp Charitable Trust to small registered charities to help with their running costs and salaries and to help sustain their existing work. The funding is only available to registered charities a total annual expenditure of less than £40,000 and that work with: