Opportunities archive

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.

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.

Collaborative opportunities for researchers and practitioners, London - Feb–July 2016

The Cultural Institute and Breathe Arts Health Research are launching a new programme to explore how the arts can enhance health and wellbeing in clinical and care settings.

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.

Artists for family/early years arts/health service, London - deadline: 29 Feb

The Creative Homes project is looking for arts practitioners (storytelling, visual arts, designers, dancers, musicians) who are prepared to work in high need settings, one-to-one with families with young children, able to adapt to a range of situations and work with families from a range of backgrounds.

Project Manager, Create - deadline: 4 March

Create uses the power of the creative arts to transform the lives of society’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people by enabling them to develop creativity, learning, social skills and self-esteem.

Reading for Wellbeing: Bibliotherapy for dementia, West Midlands - 11 March

An opportunity to learn principles of best practice in providing bibliotherapy sessions.  Friday 11th March, Cradley Heath, West Midlands For full course information, price and details on how to book please click here: Reading for Wellbeing  

Tamalpa training workshops, Scotland & Kent - March 2016

Tamalpa Experience Workshops: Embodied Creativity & Healing East Lothian, Scotland & Folkestone, Kent - March 2016 2-day intensive workshops designed to give participants an experiential understanding of the Tamalpa process: expressive arts practice which combines dance / movement, visual art and creative writing.

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

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: