Opportunities archive

New Nesta fund for arts organisations demonstrating social impact

Nesta's new £3.7m fund will make small repayable loans to English arts, cultural and creative organisations to support increased social impact and resilience.

Submit an abstract to the World Health Congress – deadline 29 October 2018

Two key themes for the 2019 World Health Congress in Manchester will be arts and health, and social change. Submissions are particularly encouraged from projects that address health inequalities through cultural participation and civic action. Read more

Clore leadership courses for public engagement specialists – deadline 29 October 2018

The new Clore leadership courses include Wellcome Trust-supported places are available for leaders working in England with a track record of engaging the public with science, health or wellbeing. A wide variety of bursaries are available particularly for disabled leaders, BAME leaders and those with caring responsibilities. NEW - Introducing Clore Leadership Pulse

Magic Little Grants – deadline 31 October 2018

Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide over 400 grants of £500 to small charities and community groups. The Magic Little Grants Fund provides small charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.

Design Manager, CW+ – deadline 2 November 2018

CW+ is the official charity of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust including its hospitals and clinics.The Design Manager will report to the Director of Patient Environment. Salary: £30,000-£32,000 (depending on experience) Location: London, SW10 9HS Contract: Permanent Please find full job description attached  

Music in healthcare trainee placement – deadline 9 November 2018

Pulse Arts CIC is recruiting a new musician to join the team for an initial year-long placement as a Music in Healthcare Trainee. The role would suit a musician who is interested in making Music in Healthcare with Pulse Arts a long-term part of their freelance portfolio.

Arts Therapist, Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre – deadline 12 November 2018

GLYPT are seeking a HCPC, UKPC or BACP registered therapist for their "Whatever Makes You Happy" programme, with significant experience of working with vulnerable children and young people and a strong interest in drama or the arts.

Staging Rehabilitation: Theatre in the criminal justice system – 15 November 2018

This one-day masterclass from Clean Break and Geese Theatre Company is for both theatre artists and criminal justice professionals interested in the specialised field of arts in the criminal justice system. (full flyer attached) 15 November 2018 10am-4:30pm Clean Break, 2 Patshull Road London NW5 2LB Book here

Entelechy Arts general manager, SE London – deadline 16 November 2018

Entelechy Arts works with older people and those with complex disabilities; its programmes include Meet Me at the Albany and the first Festival of Creative Ageing for Lewisham in 2019. Closing date for applications: Friday 16th November 2018 at 8am. Interviews: Tuesday 27th November

Storytelling for Health call for contributions – deadline 18 November 2018

The second Storytelling for Health International Conference is now open for bookings, and is seeking contributions on the theme of patient stories. The conference will take place on 27-29 June 2019 in Cardiff and Swansea. Read more

GEM Health and Wellbeing Intermediate Course, Bristol – 20 November 2018

This course will provide the opportunity to reflect and explore ways to improve or build upon your health and wellbeing work alongside other colleagues working in the field.  This will include overcoming challenges faced in current programmes, reframing other work to improve the health and wellbeing of museum audiences, and gaining inspiration to set up new projects.

Dementia and the Arts, free online course – starts 19 November 2018

This online course is designed to explore and challenge perceptions of dementias through science and the creative arts. It presents information on creative approaches to creating common ground, and learning how to improve the quality of life and care for people living with different dementias.

Music Care training, Nottingham – 21-22 November 2018

The University of Nottingham is hosting a Level 1 Music Care Training course in partnership with Room 217 and Opus Music. Music Care Training is suitable for healthcare providers, family and volunteer caregivers, musicians, teachers and any other community members who would like to learn how to care using music.

Cascading leadership, King's Fund – apply by 30 November 2018

Cascading Leadership is a free opportunity for leaders working in health and care organisations of any size in the voluntary and community sector in the UK to develop their leadership skills and receive practical support.

Flourish: Creative Arts Dementia Network courses, Coventry and Croydon – November 2018-March 2019

The Creative Dementia Arts Network is calling for applications for its courses – offering training and resources for arts practitioners interested in working with dementia.