Opportunities archive

Researcher seeking dementia carers for London study

Researcher Mah Rana at Birkbeck College, London is looking for dementia carers to take part in a ‘crafting together’ study. Participation will involve 3-4 hours over two non-consecutive days between now and the end of 2019.

Call for unheard cancer stories

Fruit Fly Collective (a small arts and health organisation) have teamed up with Macmillan to create a series of magazines to support those people who feel alone after their cancer diagnosis. "We want to fill the magazines with beautiful artwork based on real stories from people who have experienced cancer, and who are from diverse backgrounds and cultures."

Imagining Futures project manager, art and mental health – deadline 11 November 2018

This is a freelance fixed-term role until January 2021, based at Ovalhouse, Kennington Oval, London Commitment and fee: £150 per day for 184 days from Nov 2018-Jan 2021.

CW+ Arts team assistant – deadline 13 November 2018

CW+ is the official charity of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust including its hospitals and clinics. Job title: Arts Team Assistant Reporting to: Director of Patient Environment Salary: £23,000 Location: London, SW10 9HS Contract: Permanent, full-time

Artist Commission, Turner Contemporary – deadline 19 November 2018

Turner Contemporary is inviting applications from experienced artists who will produce a new work in collaboration with, for and inspired by families with pre-school children, exploring what life is like for those who live by the sea, often struggling with the reality of living in disadvantaged areas.

Battersea Arts Centre CEO/artistic director – deadline 26 November 2018

Start date: May 2019 Salary: circa £55,000 This appointment follows a 12-year project to open up Battersea Arts Centre’s building. The new Artistic Director/CEO will need to lead BAC to inspire creative risk.

Museum of Brands, Community Development Officer – deadline 26 November 2018

The Museum of Brands is looking for a Community Development Officer to lead a team-member and volunteers to help people with dementia and their carers and families, as well a wider 65+ audience to access and engage with the collection.

Kazzum Arts Project Support Officer – deadline 28 November 2018

Kazzum Arts is recruiting a Project Support Officer to support the smooth running of the company and our outreach programmes. Kazzum Arts provides opportunities for children and young people to explore creativity at times in their lives when they are most in need of support.

Business Development Manager, Irene Taylor Trust – deadline 4 December 2018

The Irene Taylor Trust brings creativity, life-skills and artistic excellence to some of the most disadvantaged people in the UK.  "Over the last five years we have focussed on strategic and sustainable growth, leading to an impressive increase in beneficiary numbers of 260% through our participant led music based programmes Music in Prisons, Sounding Out and Making Tracks."

Live Music Now south east projects manager – deadline 7 December 2018

Live Music Now South East is looking for a part-time maternity cover projects manager based in London starting on 29 January 2019. Application deadline is 5pm Friday 7 December 2018. 3 days a week, £25-27k pro-rata. Read more

Research and development consultants, Drake Music – deadline 9 December 2018

Drake Music is looking for creative consultants / thought leaders who will bring new perspectives and diverse networks to their organisation and work. The consultants may be individuals, duos or collectives. Drake Music particularly welcomes proposals from Disabled practitioners, or groups which include Disabled members.

Two posts with Clean Break – deadlines 4 and 10 December 2018

Clean Break theatre company is looking for a Creative Associate, and an Engagement Producer - supporting artistic development and philanthropy respectively. Please find details of both posts attached  

Communications & Engagement Coordinator, Breathe Arts Health Research – deadline 12 December 2018

Breathe Arts Health Research are looking for a Communications and Engagement Coordinator which is a new role to support the Performing Arts team to further embed their programme into Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and the broader arts and health sector.

Arts 4 Dementia early-stage dementia awareness training – 17 December 2018

The day aims to give arts facilitators greater understanding, increased skills and confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers. It is to help organisations work towards reaching new audiences, making their institutions more inclusive, and increasing their impact in the community.

Call for papers, creative writing for wellbeing – deadline 30 December 2018

Creative Bridges International is a weekend conference to explore and showcase research and practice in the field of words for wellbeing and Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP). The conference will take place at Engineers House in Bristol, UK on July 13th/14th 2019. The Call for Papers is currently open for submissions until December 30th 2018.