Programme Organiser, Learning and Education – deadline 18 May 2018

Colchester’s Firstsite is recruiting a Programme Organiser, Learning and Education to contribute to the learning programme designing and delivering activities for schools, children, families and adults.

The role supports the Programme Manager, Learning and Education, assisting in all aspects of the delivery, administration and evaluation of the Learning Programme, and is principally responsible for fostering and developing effective relationships with local and nearby schools and lifelong learning and wellbeing organisations.

Development Officer – deadline 29 January 2018

Suffolk Artlink is looking to recruit a Project Development Officer to manage exciting participatory arts projects working with young people and family carers.

The role is based at Suffolk Artlink’s Halesworth office, but also involves visiting hospitals, hospices and other venues in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.

The role is maternity cover, 29 hours per week with an option to split this opportunity as two posts of 22 hours and 7 hours. £25,601 pro rata based on a full time week of 37.5 hours.

Music Technical Instructor – deadline 8 January 2017

St Andrew’s Healthcare is looking for a music specialist to provide an inclusive, patient-centred and diverse music programme for adults with mental health disorders and acquired brain injury.

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. Also experience of recording would be desirable.

Taking Note: Poetry in Moments – 1 December 2017

This special evening will see four poets including Jo Shapcott share poems devised with and for the community of Cambridge University Hospitals.

The event will explore the ways that poetry can touch the lives of people in hospital and ask what might poets and poetry prompt people to notice and share? Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination and Addenbrooke's Arts will be presenting the first public performances of new poems written by four extraordinary poets at an event at Michaelhouse Centre, Trinity Street, Cambridge. 6 - 7.30pm

Training for Clinicians - 27 February 2018

LAHF is running another training day for clinicians interested in the role the arts can play in supporting their practice. The evening introductory course for doctors, allied health professionals and nurses looks at historical perspectives on health and wellbeing in different cultures, examines key evidence for the impact of arts and culture participation, builds understanding of methods of evaluating arts and health practice, and looks at specific case studies in hospitals and the community.

Shadowing Opportunity For Musicians – deadline 8 December 2017

Music charity Pulse Arts is offering opportunities for musicians in London and East Anglia to come and shadow work on hospital children's wards.

The aim is to support musicians who are interested in Music in Healthcare practice and developing their own work in this area. Following a half day shadowing staff will talk over lunch about your interests and aims, discussing potential progression routes, offer help with signposting, all with a view to setting short and long term goals around the individual’s professional development.

Singing to Beat Parkinson’s – 29 & 20 January 2018

Snape Maltings in Suffolk is hosting a free weekend training workshop for practitioners planning to lead music and singing sessions for people living with Parkinson’s disease.


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

Events and Engagement Coordinator, Cambridge – deadline 16 July 2017

Cambridge University is seeking an Events and Engagement Coordinator, with responsibility for designing and delivering creative methods for engaging the public and patients in a programme of health services research and improvement research.

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National Alliance for Museums Health and Wellbeing training – from 26 May 2017

Two-day, free training workshops on "Museums as spaces for wellbeing", in six regions across England, designed for museum staff or volunteers who are interested in developing and delivering health and wellbeing work in their organisations.


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