Opportunities archive

Part-time performing arts assistant, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital – deadline 21 July 2016

CW+ exists to make care better for patients and their families. From our base at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital we bring together pioneering research, innovation, art and design to transform the experience and outcomes for thousands of people every day – in our hospital, in the wider North West London community and all around the world.

Programme development officer, Stafford – deadline 23 July 2016

Make Some Noise is widely known for its work with children, young people and families, and regularly contributes to strategic development on a local and regional scale. Predominantly working with organisations across Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent, MSN is interested in challenging perceptions and offering new ways to move people beyond disadvantage through music.

Guardian Charity Awards – deadline 19 August 2016

The Guardian Charity Awards 2016 are open to UK social welfare charities that can demonstrate excellence and achievement in what they do.

Lead dance practitioner working with young offenders, Stratford (London) – deadline 27 July 2016

To lead a one-week summer school in the creation of a short dance for film, working in partnership with Newham Young Offenders Team and Rose Bruford College. Read more

Personal assistant to disabled performance/video artist, Greenwich – deadline 28 August 2016

Combining care (training provided), administration and assistance with art works. Read more

Commission for RSPH anniversary – deadline 29 July 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is commissioning a commemorative artwork for its 160th anniversary this year. The RSPH would like to update William Hogarth’s ‘Gin Lane’ (1751) to reflect the public health challenges faced by today’s society.

Community Arts & Health Apprentice, Creative Paths, E. Midlands – deadline 29 July 2016

Creative Paths is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and caring young person to work as a Community Arts and Health Apprentice. The Apprentice will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the community learning and arts and health programme. Main duties include:

Art and Design Development Manager, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – deadline 2 August 2016

An opportunity to lead the Art & Design Team. The post holder will be responsible for planning and implementing the wide range of art and environment initiatives and activities.

Female volunteers for performing arts summer school, London – 1 & 3 August 2016

Powerhouse for Women, an organisation that works with women with learning difficulties, is looking for female volunteers to help with sessions in Dance, Parkour, Music, Film and Theatre. The Performing Arts Summer School will be held on on Monday 1 August and Wednesday 3 August 2016. DBS check desirable For more information

LAPWING Arts & Wellbeing Training for Kent’s Artists & Creatives – until 6 August 2016

This is a four-part session training programme, to help create more ‘dementia-friendly’ and ‘mental health-alert’ communities through a live art practice, wellbeing-inspired network group. This is a four-part session training programme, between 23 April and 6 August. Cost: £80 for the whole programme (discounted to £64 for Kent Creative Live members).

Canerows Peer Support Project Worker, London – deadline 15 August 2016

An opportunity to take a well-respected peer support service forward over the next two years. The varied role includes supporting and coordinating our fantastic friendly team, training new peer support workers, developing new services, collating data and writing reports. Read more

Digital Arts & Creative Ageing – stage 1 deadline 16 August

The Nominet Trust and The Baring Foundation have launched a £500,000 fund for digital approaches to engaging older people in the creative arts – from painting and sculpture to singing and drama.

Freelance project coordinator, Lancashire Not Forgotten – deadline 19 August 2016

Fee: £19,500 (inclusive of travel) Duration: 12 months, part time (3 days per week) Location: Burnley, Blackburn and Blackpool Lancashire Not Forgotten is a heritage and arts project which recognises that people living with dementia, are a rich source of information and social history. This role will coordinate the project across the three local authorities.

Sound Connections programme coordinator (maternity cover), London – deadline 22 August

Sound Connections is looking for an outstanding individual to provide support across its music programmes. The new coordinator will be responsible for Wired4Music and associated youth participation programmes, and will be expected to provide ongoing support to the Programme Manager, including fundraising and partnership building.

Chief Operating Officer, Mental Fight Club, London – deadline 26 August 2016

Mental Fight Club is looking for an individual who has good leadership and management skills combined with a thorough knowledge of mental health services. Mental Fight Club are offering a fixed term role for 6 months daily rate of £140, for 2 to 3 days a week to lead and manage their projects.