Current opportunities

European Healthcare Design Awards 2016 - deadline 28 April 2016

Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange are organising these awards which include a category for Interior Design and Arts. The Awards will be announced at the 2nd European Healthcare Design 2016 Congress, held at the Royal College of Physicians, in London, on 27-28 June. 

Flourishing Lives co-ordinator - deadline 2 May 2016

Islington’s Claremont Project is seeking a co-ordinator to build a London-wide coalition of organisations working with older people.

Research into social impact of the arts - deadline 3 May 2016

Arts Council England has launched the second round of its Research Fund designed to deepen knowledge and understanding of the impact of art and culture, and the role it plays in our experience as individuals and a society.

Artists Training and Development Manager - deadline 3 May 2016

Creativity Works in Somerset is seeking someone to oversee the management and delivery of its co|Create programme including the support, training and development of artists in socially engaged arts practice. The company is looking for an individual with organisational and creative leadership skills and experience of supporting the work of artists.

North Middlesex Artists - deadline 5 May 2016

North Middlesex University Hospitals is seeking local artists to display work designed to improve patient experience in its Outpatient and Radiotherapy departments. The hospital is keen to engage with artists local to Enfield, Haringey, Hertfordshire or Waltham Cross.

Bursary to document arts & health work, Ireland – deadline 6 May 2016

If you are involved in an arts and health project, and you would like to showcase your work to a larger audience, is inviting applications for a €4000 bursary to produce a short film, audio documentary or publication about an arts and health project. Information meeting, Dublin – 10 March; Closing date – 6 May

Lapidus Day (Writing for Wellbeing), University of Chester – 14 May 2016

An opportunity to connect with others interested in writing for wellbeing, through workshops, talks and networking. Keynote speaker and founding Lapidus member, Cheryl Moskowitz, will offer insight into our writing for wellbeing journeys. The day is hosted by the University of Chester, in their newest riverside campus.

Disability support brokerage training, Southwark – 20 April-18 May 2016

The course is designed to cover the needs of everyone from a single disabled person wishing to do everything for themselves to a paid broker providing a full- or part-time service.  Trainees should have at least a basic knowledge of the social care system and typical terminology.   Read more

Circle Dance in Dementia, London & Wolverhampton - 15 April, 11 May

Discover the potential of Circle Dancing when working with people with memory loss. Learn and practice the skills to provide an activity with therapeutic benefits for people with dementia. Friday 15 April, Wolverhampton; Wednesday 11 May, London

RSPH Arts and Health Award - deadline 31 May 2016

This year’s Royal Society for Public Health’s Arts and Health Award is focusing on work in hospitals and hospices.

Call for abstracts: Encountering Pain conference, London – deadline 18 March 2016

Abstracts are invited from individuals or groups responding to the general theme of communicating and/or encountering pain. These may be conventional conference presentations and posters, visual arts or interactive sessions.

Make a Difference Fund, southwest – open deadline

The Southwest Foundation's Make a Difference fund is offering grants of up to £1,000 to voluntary and community groups in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cotswold, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Exeter, North Devon, East Devon, Mid-Devon, South Hams, Torbay and Plymouth, where Sovereign’s homes exist.

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.

European Healthcare Design Awards – submissions deadline 28 April 2016

The inaugural European Healthcare Design Awards 2016 comprise ten categories across primary, secondary and tertiary levels of international healthcare provision and delivery. They will be evaluated by some of the world's leading researchers and practitioners in healthcare design.

RSPH Awards for health & wellbeing – submissions deadline 31 May 2016

The ninth 2016 RSPH Health & Wellbeing Awards – including a dedicated Arts & Health Award – are now open for entry. The awards recognise and celebrate a wide range of activities, policies and strategies that empower communities and individuals, improve the population’s health and address the wider social determinants of health.