Opportunities archive

PGCertificate in Music and Dementia

Roehampton University and Music for Life are offering a Post Graduate Certificate in Music and Dementia.

Arts & Older People Project Manager – deadline 13 March 2014

The Courtyard Centre for the Arts in Hereford is seeking an Arts & Older People Project Manager to develop and deliver the arts and older people strand of the organisation’s work. £22,000 per annum. Deadline 12 noon, 13 March w: www.courtyard.org.uk/about/job-vacancies/general-vacancies

Choir Leader – deadline 7 April 2014

Harmony, a community choir which is sensitive to the needs of people who have mental health issues, is seeking a choir leader to run weekly sessions. The role is to lead and facilitate the practical and musical running of Harmony to support people to come together to sing for wellbeing.

Co-production and co-design in the arts and public services – 10 April 2014

This free seminar for academics, policy makers and practitioners working in different policy areas will provide people working in the arts the opportunity to engage with debates and practices in other parts of the public sector.  It also offers those working in other areas the chance to explore how cultural activity may help them deliver their objectives.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Community Investment Fund

A new £20 million fund has been established to support community based, locally led organisations which are providing essential support and services to improve the wellbeing of local residents.