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WATERFORD HEALING ARTS TRUST SEEKS PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR

Deadline: Monday 31st May 2021

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) has announced details of the exciting new full-time position of Project Co-ordinator to join their team. Based at the organisation’s WHAT Centre for Arts and Health at University Hospital Waterford, the role will present the successful candidate with an opportunity to make a real contribution to WHAT’s development and to its continued success in the coming years. Further information and application details are available directly by Clicking Here, or from www.waterfordhealingarts.com (051) 842664 or what@hse.ie  The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 31st May.

The role of the Project Co-ordinator will be to support the advancement of WHAT’s work in delivering excellence in artistic programming in healthcare and community contexts, supporting artists to deliver arts and health programmes, enhancing the healthcare environment and championing arts and health practice in Ireland. The Project Co-ordinator will be a key member of the WHAT team and will have responsibility for the delivery of the Iontas Arts and Mental Health programme, management of the Art Collection and delivery of the Exhibition Programme. The role requires significant project management and communications skills, combined with experience of working in healthcare contexts (or equivalent), an understanding of the challenges of arts and health practice and a proven track record in co-ordinating the delivery of complex programmes or projects.

Announcing details of the recruitment process, Claire Meaney, Director of WHAT said “We are thrilled to announce the exciting new role of Project Co-ordinator for our organisation. As we embark on a new strategic phase for Waterford Healing Arts Trust, this new position will offer the right person an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, forward thinking organisation, delivering arts programmes of the highest quality in healthcare and community contexts. The past year has really shown the value of the arts to our health and wellbeing, and at Waterford Healing Arts Trust we are in a privileged position to witness this first-hand. We are passionate about our work, so we’re looking for a similarly passionate, dynamic, experienced individual to join our team.”

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is Ireland’s leading arts and health organisation. Established in 1993, WHAT brings arts experiences to the bedsides of patients at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) and other healthcare settings. WHAT believes that the arts contribute to the wellbeing and vitality of society and that engaging with the arts stimulates the participant’s sense of identity and creativity. WHAT also supports the development of arts and health in Ireland and manages the national website www.artsandhealth.ie

Deadline: Monday 31st May 2021

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