Current opportunities

Head of Arts and Wellbeing – deadline 2 March 2015

Sense is seeking a Head of Arts and Wellbeing to develop, implement and expand the arts and wellbeing programme.  Leading strategy development, enhancing Sense’s reputation in the arts and cultural sector and managing a national team to deliver high quality arts, sport and recreational programmes. Closing date: Monday 2 March 2015 Interview date: Wednesday 11 March 2015

NICE Advisors – deadline 9 March 2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is recruiting 2 new lay members to its Indicators Advisory Committee to offer patient perspectives on primary and secondary healthcare provision.

Call for papers on Culture, Museums and Wellbeing – deadline 15 March 2015

Call for papers on Culture, Museums and Wellbeing – deadline 15 March 2015

Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, Call for Papers – deadline 15 March 2015

Special issue on Culture, Museums and Wellbeing. Submissions should have a specific focus on some aspect of culture and/or museums and wellbeing. The editors are particularly interested in quantitative studies and well-developed qualitative studies that can contribute to a nuanced theoretical understanding of these areas.

The Art of Healthcare

A new programme of public events taking place across London in 2015 will explore how the arts can enhance healthcare, and support health workers in their professional practice.

Clore Poetry & Literature Awards

The Clore Duffield Foundation has opened the latest funding round under its £1m programme to fund poetry and literature initiatives for children and young people.

Dreams: Hurt, Hope & Happiness – deadline 10 April 2015

Nottingham’s City Arts has issued a call for artwork which explores the boundaries between the hidden and the obvious, the conscious and the unconscious. The Institute of Mental Health Open Exhibition will run from 12 May 2015.

The Hub – deadline 1 May 2015

The Wellcome Trust is now accepting applications for a new group of residents for The Hub. Based in Wellcome Collection, The Hub provides a unique space and resource for an interdisciplinary group of researchers to work on an original project related to health, medicine or wellbeing.  

Room for You artists – deadline 31 May 2015

Newcastle’s Room for You programme which provides arts interventions in cancer treatment centres is seeking to expand its pool of freelance creative practitioners. Working across the North East. The organisation employs freelance artists for sessional work for a period of 4 - 6 weeks. The rate is £90 per half day.