JOBS

We are recruiting!

 

Art for Wellbeing Practitioners Cartwheel Arts are looking to expand our Art for Wellbeing Practitioner Team to deliver our creative and wellbeing projects in Rochdale, Wigan, Bury and sometimes Central Manchester.  Each practitioner will undergo Cartwheel Arts, Art for Wellbeing Practitioner training, which we are currently developing as an accredited course.  Practitioners will then be engaged on a freelance, project by project basis.  Practitioners can expect up to 3 sessions per week, delivering/ supporting creative projects for people with experience of mental health issues.  Each session (3hrs) is paid at £110 or £200 for a full day.  Practitioners must be registered as self employed.

As an AfW Team Practitioner, you will need to share our passion for opening participation equally to all, irrespective of race, age, gender, faith,(dis)ability or sexual orientation, and for promoting the role the arts can play in social inclusion, regeneration, diversity and community cohesion. 

There are two positions to apply for:

Artist We are looking for a visual artist, who has experience working with adults and/or young people with mild to moderate mental health issues.  You will work with the Project Coordinator to devise projects, then lead sessions to support and develop the creative skills of participants and facilitate the production of final artworks.  You will work with the Project Coordinator to curate and produce exhibitions, showcases or publications following projects. Additionally, we have an exciting range of creative training packages that the AfW team deliver.

  • You should be a creative individual with a range of visual art specialisms (such as textiles/sculpture/photography/contemporary craft/ illustration etc) 
  • You will have excellent communication, presentation and administration skills.  
  • You should have experience in delivering to groups on a regular basis

Emotional Support WorkerWe are looking for an ESW with a therapeutic background and experience of working with adults and/or young people with mild to moderate mental health issues.  You will complete assessments with participants, support group dynamics during sessions and provide emotional support to participants who might be experiencing issues during the sessions. Additionally, we have an exciting range of creative training packages that the AfW team deliver.

  • You should be a registered Art Therapist, Counsellor or CBT Therapist (though you will not be providing these services specifically during sessions)
  • You will have excellent communication, presentation and administration skills and ability to produce reports and Case Studies
  • You should have experience in delivering to groups on a regular basis
  • We are especially keen to to receive applications from individuals who also have an interest in visual art or experience of working in creative environments

Please find images and details of previous work on our social media pages:

www.cartwheelarts.org.uk

www.facebook.com/CartwheelArts

www.twitter.com/CartwheelArts

www.pinterest.co.uk/cartwheelarts

www.artforwellbeing.wordpress.com

www.artandsoulgroup.wordpress.com

 

To apply Please send your C.V. and a covering letter explaining why you are keen to work for Cartwheel Arts, to Becky Smyllie (AfW Project Coordinator) becky@cartwheelarts.org.uk by 12pm Sunday 23rd September 2018.


Please ensure you are available for interview on Thursday 4th October 2018 and outline your availability on your cover letter.

 

 

 

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News Art for Wellbeing Jobs 29 August 2018
We are recruiting!
We are recruiting!

We are looking to expand our Art for Wellbeing Practitioner Team to deliver our creative and wellbeing projects.

Cartwheel Arts promotes social inclusion, cohesion, diversity and regeneration through community participation in vibrant, innovative, high-quality arts projects. We use a wide range of media to respond to project opportunities and promote the development of the arts and examples of good practice across the North West.

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Heywood
Lancashire
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