Current opportunities

Submissions open for Culture Health & Wellbeing International Conference and Exchange – deadline 30 November 2020

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance is welcoming proposals for digital presentations, workshops, films and performance for the International Conference and Exchange around the themes of inequality, power and sustainability.

Artist-in-residence opportunity, St John’s Waterloo – deadline 1 December 2020

St John’s Waterloo have launched Waterloo Well, a programme of creative and wellbeing activities for homeless and vulnerable people, and are looking for an artist to work within a local homelessness centre to set-up and run a creative programme of activities.

Creative producer, Bristol Beacon – deadline 1 December 2020

Bristol Beacon (formerly Colston Hall) are recruiting a creative producer for a 12-month fixed-term contract, to provide maternity cover for the existing post-holder. The successful candidate will work within the Creative Learning and Engagement team and lead in the development of Bristol Beacon’s work in Arts and Health, including Social Prescribing.

Project manager, Create Health – deadline 2 December 2020

Gloucestershire‘s Creative Health team are looking for a project manager who can support them as they grow and embed creative health activities across the county. The successful candidate will help them challenge habitual thinking and broker unexpected collaborations across arts, culture and health disciplines. 

Researcher/writer opportunity at Creative People and Places – deadline 3 December 2020

Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places (CPP) programme is seeking a researcher/writer to explore the correlation between the diversity of the CPP teams; the composition of programmes and artists, and its impact on local communities in terms of engagement and cohesion. In essence, they want to understand and explore how diverse they really are.

Art & craft project assistant and garden project assistant roles – deadline 4 December 2020

Sydenham Garden, a wellbeing centre supporting people to improve their mental health in South East London, seeks two talented and passionate individuals as project assistants for two of their core adult mental health programmes.

Arts & health researcher vacancy, Derby University – deadline 6 December 2020

Derby University is looking for a part-time researcher to develop resources around a suite of films and promote them to new non-academic audiences via film festivals, established pre-natal networks, and to a range of training health-professionals. The role will also involve evaluating and reporting on the impact of this activity.

Co-Editor-in-Chief vacancy at Arts & Health – deadline 15 December 2020

Arts & Health provides a pioneering international forum for the publication of research, policy and best practice within the interdisciplinary field of arts and health. The journal is seeking a dedicated Co-Editor-in-Chief for the 2021 volume year.

Call for director, The LENs – deadline 18 December 2020

Do you believe in the power of creativity and culture to transform health and wellbeing? Are you passionate about and committed to amplifying the voice of lived experience and challenging inequality? Do you have the time and expertise to guide a fledgling organisation with co-production at its heart? If so, apply to join The Lived Experience Network (The LENs) as a director.

Art Therapy New Practitioner & Early Career Researcher Prizes 2020-2022 – deadline 31 January 2021

The International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape (IJAT) has announced the addition of an Early Career Researcher Prize to run alongside the New Practitioner Prize. These biennial Prizes are awarded by the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) and Routledge Publishers.

Call for papers, International Journal of Community Music – deadline 29 May 2021

The International Journal of Community Music (IJCM) is calling for contributions for a special issue exploring the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the community music sector.