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Creative Health Connector Job

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A group of adults of different ages sing and smile with their arms raised. Some are sitting, and some standing. This is a Singing for Memory session led by darts in Doncaster at The Point

Make an impact: new Creative Health Connector role for Doncaster

Do you have a passion for arts, culture, and well-being? Are you excited by the idea of using creativity to improve people’s lives? This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting project that aims to make arts and culture a core part of healthcare in Doncaster.

We’re looking for a Creative Health Connector to play a vital role in this innovative programme funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). You’ll collaborate with established organisations including darts, Cast, and Heritage Doncaster to connect people with lived experience of ill health to creative activities that can make a real difference.

This is a flexible, 3-day-a-week position that offers the chance to work within a dynamic and supportive team. You’ll be based within the community assets and participate in their activities, so some evenings and weekends may be required.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with a genuine passion and understanding of the role that art, culture and other creative activities can have for our health and wellbeing. You must be able to work collaboratively with a range of people from people living with ill health, health professionals and cultural organisations.

We want to work with someone who believes in our Arts & Health Board vision that ‘Everybody in Doncaster can access participatory creative activities, resulting in them feeling happier, healthier and more resilient.’ 

This is a 3 year fixed term post at 3 days per week. Based at The Point in Doncaster and across communities.

Salary £30,995 pro-rata (£18,597 for 0.6 of FTE)

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 10th June 2024. No late applications will be considered. For further information please read and follow the application instructions in the Recruitment pack for Creative Health Connector here.

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

Any questions, get in touch with Amy on 01302 493991 or amy@wearedarts.org.uk

We are an inclusive and welcoming organisation and seek to recruit candidates who represent the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all interested people with related experience, regardless of age, ethnicity and gender. We warmly welcome candidates from under-represented groups in the sector which includes Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people, those who are D/deaf, Disabled or Neurodiverse, care experienced and LGBTQIA+ candidates.   

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