Memory Bank Development Manager, Yorkshire Film Archive

Yorkshire Film Archive has worked in partnership with a range of health and social care providers to develop Memory Bank - an accessible range of practical tools using archive film footage to support and enhance reminiscence and memory work, lifting mood, improving communication and increasing a sense of wellbeing.

Artists wanted, Older People Project, Rotherham MBC – deadline 26 February

Artists are wanted for a project in an Older People’s Mental Health Unit in the grounds of Rotherham General Hospital.

3 artists are wanted, 1 visual artist to possibly create sensory work such as ‘touch boards/pictures’ 1 musician and 1 other artist from any discipline.

Fee: £100 per workshop inclusive of VAT & all other expenses, materials budget is separate.

Creative Engagement Facilitator, Broadacres Housing Association, Yorkshire – deadline 19 December

Broadacres Housing Association provides a comprehensive range of services to over 5,000 homes in North Yorkshire.

The organisation strives to involve as many of its customers as possible in Broadacres activities and seeks to achieve this using a wide variety of arts mediums, including music, drama and digital media.

Reporting to the Community Development Co-ordinator, the Facilitator will be responsible for delivering arts based creative engagement projects.

£23,000 pro rata, 21 hours/week, 2 year fixed term contract

Rotherham MBC (Arts & Health) launches arts and mental health action research project

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, in partnership with the Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is launching a research initiative into the impact of an arts project which is currently being run within a secure mental health unit and on a mental health ward.


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