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Arts Engagement Co-ordinator

Imperial Health Charity
£27582 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2021

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Salary Band
£25,000 - £29,999
Arts / Culture
Full Time
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Arts Engagement Co-ordinator
London, W2
About Us
We’re Imperial Health Charity, an organisation that helps our hospitals do more through grants, arts, volunteering and fundraising. We support the five hospitals of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust: Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea, St Mary’s and the Western Eye.
Our fundraising initiatives, including major appeals, philanthropy, corporate partnerships and community events, make our essential work possible.
We are now looking for an Arts Engagement Co-ordinator to join us on a full-time basis working 35 hours per week.
The Benefits
- Salary of £27,582 per annum
- 25 days’ holiday per year plus bank holidays, increasing by one day a year up to a maximum of 33 days
- An extra day’s holiday to be taken one week either side of your birthday
- Support towards healthcare costs including eye tests and dental and support with mental health through counselling; additional access to gym discounts
- Interest-free season ticket loan
- Pension (with contributions of 10%)
- Life insurance
- Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption leave
- Staff arts club – including free entry to London galleries
- Access to a range of high street and online discounts
- Sick pay
This is a brilliant opportunity for a talented and creative individual with experience delivering arts workshops in the community to join our team and get involved with our exciting art engagement programme.
You’ll spread joy to patients and staff through the power of the arts, working with fantastic partners including London museums, galleries and artists to boost morale, inspire creativity and encourage engagement.
So, if you are eager to share your creativity and experience with others and are keen to join a collaborative team, we want to hear from you.
The Role
As an Arts Engagement Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of our growing arts programme.
Variety is key in this role and you’ll ensure we deliver a fantastic array of activities to patients of all ages whether that’s at their bedside, online or in groups. From art workshops to music, gardening and dance, you’ll oversee the programme schedule and give a heads up to NHS staff in preparation for the visit.
You’ll provide effective support to our bigger projects such as our artist in residence programme, Staff Arts Club (for NHS staff), Charing Cross patient garden programme and our museum partnership programme.
Additionally, you will:
- Help co-develop new projects with the Arts Engagement Manager
- Develop and manage volunteer roles within the programme
- Co-ordinate our communications activity in both digital and print
About You
To join us as an Arts Engagement Co-ordinator, you will need:
- Previous participatory arts experience including wider, multi-disciplinary arts
- Experience delivering arts workshops within a community setting
- Experience supporting larger collaborative arts projects such as art, music or dance events or displays
- Good knowledge of contemporary, socially engaged arts practice
- The ability to work effectively with external organisations
- The ability to work collaboratively and independently
- Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office programs, web-based systems, CRM databases as well as designing resources
- An understanding of, and commitment to, safeguarding principles
- A high standard of literacy
- The ability to travel between our five hospital sites in north west London
A background in music or other performing arts would be beneficial to your applications, as would a BA, MA or other relevant qualification in participatory arts, music, theatre studies, art history or fine art.
An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.
The closing date for applications is the 26th November 2021.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date.
This is a full-time role working 35 hours per week. Flexibility will be required to work some evenings and weekends including a minimum of one Saturday per month for which time off in lieu will be given.
All job offers with Imperial Health Charity are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and references.
Other organisations may call this role Arts Project Co-ordinator, Engagement Co-ordinator, Activities Co-ordinator, or Arts Programme Engagement Co-ordinator.
Webrecruit and Imperial Health Charity are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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