Current opportunities

Music programme manager – deadline 15 February 2016

Lime is recruiting a project manager for the Medical Notes music programme at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Catalyst funding – deadline 19 February 2016

The Arts Council’s Cataylst Evolve funding stream is to support organisations with a limited track record in fundraising to enable them to attract more private giving. Resources and training to apply is available.

Tight Modern Project Manager – deadline 21 February 2016

Brighton based Creative Future is seeking an experienced event and programme manager who has excellent budgeting and fundraising skills to deliver its annual event Tight Modern.

Art and Design Assistant – deadline 22 February 2016

CW+ is recruiting an assistant to support the commissioning and management of its visual arts programme. Key responsibilities of the post are: Assist the Art and Design Manager/Arts Director in commissioning artists and designers for site-specific work. Deliver a programme of small-scale art and design enhancements to refurbish different parts of the hospital.

Tenovus Cancer Choirs Project Officer/Research Assistant – deadline 25 February 2016

The Royal College of Music, London is seeking a co-ordinator for its ‘Tenovus Cancer Choirs’ research project, which will investigate the impact of singing on psychological and biological responses of cancer patients, carers and staff involved in weekly choirs.

Addenbrooke’s Dance Volunteers – deadline 29 February 2016

Cambridge University Hospitals is seeking a number of volunteers to help support its growing programme of dance activities for patients. The Dance Programme Volunteer will:

BMA Patient Information Awards 2016 – deadline 29 February 2016

The British Medical Association is inviting submissions for its Patient Information Awards that demonstrate excellence and innovation in providing information for patients. The awards can be for leaflets or information sheets as well as web resources which offer accessible, well-designed and clinically balanced patient information.

Music in Healthcare Settings Training – deadline 23 March 2016

Derby-based Opus Music is holding a five day training course in May for musicians interested in working in healthcare. The course will take place on 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 May 2016 at Kedleston Road Training and Development Centre, and Derbyshire Children’s Hospital (Royal Derby Hospital). More details are available here:

European Healthcare Design Congress – 27 June 2016

The second European Healthcare Design 2016 Congress & Exhibition will be held from 27-28 June, 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians in London, UK.

Call for Papers – arts and dementia – deadline 16 July 2016

The First International Research Conference on the Arts and Dementia will take place in March 2017. A call for papers has now been issued. From 9-10 March 2017, the Royal Society of Public Health and Canterbury Christ Church University is hosting an international conference on arts and dementia.

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: