Arts Coordinator

Categories: Care.

Salary: Band 6 £31,249 – £41,218 (pro rata) per annum inclusive

Hours of work: 22.5 hours Per Week (Open to Job Share)  

An exciting opportunity has been developed at St Joseph’s Hospice for an Arts Coordinator. We seek a self-directed, enthusiastic, energetic, passionate and empathic person with a strong background in the arts and of working with funders to create sustainable arts projects. Tasked with developing a programme of in house and public arts activities (including a biennial art auction) for people who use St Joseph’s Hospice services, you will have an appreciation of the benefits that the arts can bring to people facing the challenges of serious ill health. Working within the rich and diverse communities that the hospice serves you will be committed to ensuring that the arts are a key aspect of developing the types of Compassionate Communities that best meet the needs of our patients and those important to them.

You will need:

  • Significant experience of developing the arts (and/or arts programmes) and making them accessible to a range of groups and individuals
  • An understanding of the benefits of the arts for people living with life limiting illness and an ability to convey this vision to others, specifically potential funders
  • The ability to work alone but also alongside a range of individuals, volunteers and staff groups to develop a new programme of arts activity with limited financial resources

Continuation of NHS Pension Scheme is available

We offer 27 days holiday and 8 public holidays and excellent pension scheme.

For further information please contact: Linda McEnhill, Head of Supportive Care, email: Phone: 0208 5253022

Applicants are subject to enhanced DBS (previously CRB).

Application form and job description via the St Joseph’s Hospice website or telephone Human Resources on 020 8525 6068.

Closing date: 4 February 2016

Invitation to visit the hospice: 16 February 2016

Interview: 25 February 2016

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