Opportunities archive

Mental Health Well Being Advisor, CoolTan Arts – deadline 20 August 2014

CoolTan Arts seeks a dynamic and vibrant person who is self motivated and enjoys a challenge to pilot an exciting new service, supporting an innovative GP referral system of Arts on Referral (AoR) for people with low level mental-distress, building on the 23 year model established by CoolTan Arts for people with more severe mental ill-health.

Chief Executive Officer Designate, Hoot Creative Arts, North East – deadline 22 August 2014

Hoot Creative Arts is looking to appoint a CEO Designate to work alongside its current founder and CEO to steer the organisation into the future. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will take the reins as CEO from 2016 onwards.

Curatorial Assistant, St George’s NHS Healthcare Trust – deadline 22 August 2014

St George’s NHS Healthcare Trust seeks to appoint a curatorial assistant to support its Arts Director with the management of the arts collection and programmes at the site.

Body, Nature and Soul: Exploring our Ecological Connections Through Dance Movement Psychotherapy – 29 August to 1 September 2014

A Dance Movement Psychotherapy Summer Course at Goldsmiths. This summer course will be facilitated by experienced Dance Movement Psychotherapists and aims to offer the opportunity to engage with individual and environmental concerns through movement and dance.

Call for expressions of interest, Arts in Health & Wellbeing Projects, Hull – deadline 29 August 2014

Hull City Council invites expressions of interest from artists for creative projects in any artform or multiple artforms, working with people aged 45+, people with physical and/or mental health conditions and their family carers.

Eranda Foundation – deadline 31 August 2014

The Eranda Foundation Grant is for charities undertaking projects for research into medicine and education, encouraging the arts and supporting social welfare in the UK. It was created by Sir Evelyn de Rothschild in February 1967 to support the advancement of learning in the arts and sciences and in particular for the promotion and development of medical and scientific research.

Design Council, Director of Policy and Research (Maternity cover) – deadline 31 August 2014

The Design Council is seeking an exceptional policy and research expert to join its senior team over the next 12 months’ to advocate strongly for design within relevant national policy areas, such as growth, innovation, housing, education, and will look to widen influence in areas such as health and social care.

Research Associate, Willis Newson – deadline 31 August 2014

Willis Newson is about to embark on a one year ESRC funded knowledge transfer programme with UWE and is seeking to appoint a research associate / an experienced evaluation researcher to work with them. The project will seek to review, create and develop evaluation capacity and resources for the arts and health sector and is due to start at the end of August.

Call for abstracts: the arts and strategy: the second international arts symposium, St Christopher's Hospice, London – deadline 1 September 2014

This symposium aims to provide an opportunity for artists, health and social care leaders and other practitioners to debate the true value of the arts in health. The event will focus on key strategic objectives, cost effectiveness and the necessity to develop robust outcome measures, within the context of a range of examples of the efficacy of different arts programmes.

Call for Freelance Artists for the Imagine project – deadline 1 September 2014

City Arts are seeking 3 artists to run a 10 week programme using iPads to inspire creativity in Care Home residents across Nottingham. There is a specific focus on individuals living with dementia.

Project Manager: Arts and Cultural Commissioning across NHS Gloucestershire – deadline 5 September 2014

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Create Gloucestershire are looking for an exceptional project manager to work with them and key local authority partners to realize a radical vision for how arts and culture are commissioned to improve health and well-being outcomes across Gloucestershire.

Call for expressions of interest – deadline 12 September 2014

The Arts Alliance are embarking on an ambitious research and delivery programme - Inspiring Futures, which aims to bring about a step-change in both the credibility and the reach of arts projects within the Criminal Justice System. The organisation is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitable arts organisations to be involved in a large scale research and evaluation proposal that will find

Development Manager, Tandridge Trust, Surrey – deadline 15 September 2014

This position sits within the Cultural Development team at Tandridge Trust, which is responsible for developing Arts, Sports, Health and Wellbeing initiatives for communities in East Surrey and further afield through the South East.

Superact seeks four volunteer roles to support Our Big Gig Extra project in London – deadline 15 September 2014

Created as part of the Our Big Gig EXTRA project, national arts organisation Superact are looking to recruit and train specialist volunteers with responsibilities of fundraising, marketing, volunteer management and leading community music to build an ongoing programme of music making opportunities for people in the London boroughs of Ealing and Tower Hamlets.

Student support worker, Clean Break – deadline 15 September 2014

Clean Break are looking for a woman with a strong professional track record of working with vulnerable adults and who is passionate about providing specialist support to women affected by the criminal justice system. The post is open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1). This is a Genuine Occupational Qualification.