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opportunities

Trustee

Term: 3 years

Remuneration: None (some travel and expenses available)

As our charity nears its 60th anniversary, we are looking to grow our Board of Trustees to further increase our reach, enhance our profile, champion our vision, and continue to develop our activities sustainably.

We are seeking a new Trustee to enhance and complement the range of skills and expertise currently on our Board. The new Trustee will have good understanding of charity governance; be passionate about the charity’s mission; and have sound judgement, motivated by helping people. They will have strong senior management experience or have served on other similar boards or committees.

The Board is particularly interested in hearing from people who have substantial experience and leadership in either art (galleries/museums/curatorship), or within improving healthcare (policy/legislation/academia).

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For more information on Paintings in Hospitals, download our Who we are, What we do, Why it matters booklet

To apply please email your CV and a covering note (of no more than one side), stating why you would like to become a Trustee of Paintings in Hospitals and what you would bring to the role, addressed to Ben Pearce, Director at opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk (subject: Trustee Application)

Application deadline: Tuesday 19th July, 4pm

 

Research & Evaluation Associate (Fixed Term)

Contract: 12 weeks, 7 hours per day, Monday to Friday

Remuneration: London Living wage £9.40 p/h / Secondment opportunity

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and confident Research & Evaluation Associate to work on a range of innovative and creative assignments.

Paintings in Hospitals firmly believes that art contributes to the healing process and we are committed to evaluating the impact of our work. Over the last year, we have developed and expanded our engagement activities significantly. As a result, we are now seeking a fixed-term researcher to work with us for three months. The Research & Evaluation Associate will add to our evidence base and research capability by contributing to projects, activities and our evaluation processes. This role will help further develop our engagement activities and ultimately better evidence the efficacy of our work.

You will be diligent, imaginative and inventive with excellent communication skills, a creative mind and a passion for the arts and people’s wellbeing.

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To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter of no more than two pages to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk (subject: Research Associate)

Application deadline: Fri 8th July, 1pm
Interview date: Mid-July (TBC)

 

Regional Coordinator (North East)

Contract: Freelance. 12 months+, 30 hours per month (estimate).

Remuneration: £400-450pcm retainer, exclusive of travel expenses

We are seeking a dynamic Regional Coordinator to help us increase the number of health and social care sites using our services in the North East of England.

As a national charity that uses art and creativity to improve the wellbeing of patients, staff and those caring for them, we create uplifting environments to benefit the lives of over 1.8 million patients, visitors and staff every year.

Working from home and at health and social care partner sites, the Regional Coordinator will generate new artwork loans and renew existing loans across the North East of England on behalf of the charity. Working with volunteers, you will facilitate engagement activities to help people select and enjoy art; and oversee the transportation and installation of our art collection between our York Hospital hub-site and other sites across the North East.

You will have excellent communication skills, knowledge of the health and social care and a passion for the visual arts. A motivated individual, you will be results-driven with a track record of achieving targets and a strong desire to help people. You will have the organisational skills to prioritise and manage a challenging and diverse workload, and the ability to relate to people from a wide range of backgrounds.  Strong administration, sales and account management skills and an understanding of how our activities improve health and wellbeing will all help you succeed in this role.

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To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter of no more than two pages to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk (subject: Regional Coordinator, North East)

Application deadline: Monday 27th June, 4pm
Interview date: Tuesday 12th July (TBC)

 

volunteering

Regional Volunteers (Bury St Edmunds)

We are seeking two enthusiastic volunteers to help look after the Paintings in Hospitals collection in Bury St Edmunds. Based in West Suffolk Hospital, the Regional Volunteers will support the preparation and care of artworks before they go on loan to health and social care sites and deliver engagement activities (such as tours) to enhance the understanding of the collection.

The Regional Volunteer can expect to gain the following:

  • Experience of working with an art collection
  • Experience of delivering tours and supporting engagement activities
  • Experience of working in a hospital setting
  • Basic training in museum handling and packing practice
  • An opportunity to learn more about the Paintings in Hospitals collection

If you are interested in this opportunity, download the role profile and application form.

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Completed application forms should be returned to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk before 6:00pm, Thursday 30 June.

 

Regional Volunteers (London)

We are seeking two enthusiastic volunteers to help look after the Paintings in Hospitals collection in London. Based in University College Hospital, the Regional Volunteers will support the preparation and care of artworks before they go on loan to health and social care sites and deliver engagement activities (such as tours) to enhance the understanding of the collection.

The Regional Volunteer can expect to gain the following:

  • Experience of working with an art collection
  • Experience of delivering tours and supporting engagement activities
  • Experience of working in a hospital setting
  • Basic training in museum handling and packing practice
  • An opportunity to learn more about the Paintings in Hospitals collection

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Download application form

Completed application forms should be returned to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk before 6:00pm, Thursday 30 June.