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We are looking for exceptional people to join us. If you have the drive, ambition and expertise to transform the experiences of children and families in hospital and healthcare, we want to hear from you!

In return we will offer you the chance to work in a supportive, fun environment with dedicated, encouraging and friendly colleagues; where imaginative approaches to transforming children’s experiences are welcomed.

Art Commissions Coordinator

Salary: £22,727 - £25,973 pro rata
Hours: Part time - 15 hours per week
Location: Royal Hospital for Children and Young People

Our surroundings have a powerful effect on how we feel, and this is especially important in hospital, where the environment can influence wellbeing and comfort for children, young people, families and staff.

ECHC's Arts Team works closely with the staff of the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People on improving their facilities and engages children and young people in creative workshops during their time in hospital.

Working within the Arts Programme Team, the successful candidate will support the Deputy Director of Children's Wellbeing in developing and overseeing a vibrant range of art commissions and redevelopment projects. They will help to ensure high quality spaces which reflect the quality of medical care on offer and meet our objective to be a leading example of what is possible with arts in a healthcare setting.

Under the guidance of the Deputy Director of Children's Wellbeing, the Art Commissions Coordinator will have the ability to administer the commissioning process; liaising with artists, stakeholders, contractors, architects and engage staff, children, young people and families in the creative process. They will be required to work independently on planning and scheduling projects which best suit children and young people's needs and that are in line with hospital guidelines.

The closing date for this role is Tuesday 20 April at 5pm. If you are successfully shortlisted for the interview process, you will receive an invite to interview by 5pm on Monday 26 April with interviews taking place on Monday 3 May.

For more information about this role, please click on the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification

Background Information

To apply, please download and fill out this form: Job_Application_Form.docx

Please send all completed application forms to Leigh Drake:

For further details or if you have any questions, please contact Fiona O'Sullivan, Deputy Director of Children's Wellbeing:


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