East Midlands

Power of Music conference, University of Nottingham – 12 October 2018

This one-day conference will focus on music in health and social care, in partnership with the Institute of Mental Health, Room 217 Foundation, Live Music Now, MHA and Lakeside Arts, the Conference will feature interactive workshops showcasing local performers and projects, such as Opus Music, the Nottingham People’s Choir and JoCo Learning & Development.

Music Instructor – deadline 16 February 2018

St Andrew’s Healthcare is seeking a Northampton-based music instructor to join its Creative Arts team.

The ideal candidate will have a qualification within the Music sector, or a minimum of 5 years within the arts industry and have a wide breadth of skills and experience in delivering music which include, playing ability on guitar and drums and basic piano. Experience of recording would be desirable. The successful candidate will help to create, plan and facilitate music sessions for and with patients alongside others within the team.

Full time - £18,000 per annum

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Arts in Health, Derby – deadline 8 November 2017

A researcher with proven ability to write for publication is sought for a new post at the newly formed Arts in Health Centre of Excellence, within the College of Health & Social Care Research Centre (CHSCRC), University of Derby.

Musicians/songwriters for Leicestershire care home project – deadline 20 October 2017

Mantle Arts is looking for experienced, Midlands based, musicians/songwriters to deliver two singing and song-writing projects in care homes and day centres in N.W. Leicestershire, from Nov 17 to Jan 18, and from May to July 2018.

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Calls for abstracts, International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium – deadline 25 September 2017

This conference, taking place in Derby in November, aims to bring arts and health together with health humanities to exchange and enrich practice.

Leading Dance with Older People – 7 October and 4 November 2017

This two day course at the Institute of Mental Health in Nottingham will introduce ideas for facilitating dance and movement with older people with limited mobility and/or dementia.

It will include input about dementia from an expert, together with practical workshops offering take-away dance tasks to add to your ‘bag’.

Fee: £150

Cambridge Hospital arts commission

Addenbrooke's Arts is seeking expressions of interest from illustrators, artists and designers for a new commission for the hospital's Paediatric Day Unit.

Details in the attached brief

Music Specialist Technical Instructor, Notts – deadline 9 July 2017

St Andrew’s Healthcare, which provides specialist care for mental health disorders and acquired brain injury, is looking for a candidate with a music qualification or a minimum of 5 years within the arts industry and have a wide breadth of skills and experience in delivering music.

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Arts Manager, Vocational & Creative Therapies, Northampton – deadline 21 June 2017

An eight-month, maternity cover jobshare contract to co-lead the Arts@StAndrew’s team of twenty creative arts specialists, working across four hospital sites.

Starts beginning of August; 22.5 hours per week - Flexible hours working Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

Interviews 28 June, Northampton.

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Intermediate Course: Health and wellbeing in museums – 10 July 2017

This East Midlands course, designed by the Group for Education in Museums, is aimed at supporting the professional development of mid-career heritage educators involved with health and wellbeing.

The course will combine a one-day workshop with a few short activities to be completed prior to and after the workshop, reinforcing and embedding your professional development.

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