Helium Arts is seeking to employ a professional, multi-disciplinary Visual Artist with a strong collaborative and inclusive arts practice working with children and young people including children with disabilities to join our Creative Health Programme. This position is part-time, 28 hours a week, for 18 months, working across outpatients and in community settings, based in Galway City. The role is due to begin December 1st for induction and training with workshop facilitation with children beginning in the New Year.
The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of arts and health practice, possess strong administration and relationship building skills, and have the ability to produce an annual, high quality, collaborative artwork. Training and continued professional development will be provided throughout employment. Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health charity, developing the creativity of children living with long-term conditions to support wellbeing including their social connections, self-esteem, and sense of agency.
Deadline for applications: Thursday, 11th of November 2021, at 5pm.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview the following week. Please request a full brief and application form by emailing Lauren at firstname.lastname@example.org with GALWAY ARTIST in the subject line.