Cultural Engagement Co-ordinator (Health and Wellbeing), Hampshire Cultural Trust

Location:Winchester base; Hampshire wide working Salary:c. £14,300 pro rata Interview date:12/08/2019 Closing date:04/08/2019 Job Description:

20 hours a week, Fixed term contract (12 months)

Hampshire Cultural Trust are looking to appoint a Cultural Engagement Coordinator to develop and deliver our partnership programmes related to the Health and Wellbeing sector. Your priority is to deliver The ICE Project, our arts partnership with Hampshire Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, now in its third and final year. You will be coordinating this innovative and ambitious programme with multiple cultural providers and youth partners across the county. The role also includes other work related to health and wellbeing across the Trust, with opportunity for development. This work relates to the Trust’s social impact objective of changing lives in the community.

You will have an understanding of or experience of working with hard to reach young people, you will be energetic, creative, highly organised and self-motivated. There is scope to develop the programme into the future, dependant on funding. If you are passionate about changing lives through culture and providing opportunities for at-risk groups then this could be the role for you. At a time when mental health is a national priority, this role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the way locally.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 4 August 2019
Interview date: Monday 12 August 2019

About the trust
Hampshire Cultural Trust was established in 2014 to promote Hampshire as a great cultural county, and our vision is to be renowned for creating world-class cultural experiences that enrich and transform lives. We manage and support 26 arts and museums attractions across Hampshire and deliver county-wide outreach programmes that bring great culture to local communities. We also deliver a diverse range of wider social impact initiatives targeted at those who are most vulnerable or disadvantaged and who would not usually have access to arts and culture.
HCT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring service. Applicants successful at interview may be required to undergo Disclosure and Barring service checks as applicable to the role.

Main Duties

To oversee and manage all aspects of targeted cultural health and wellbeing projects, which currently include programmes such as The ICE Project:

  • Managing project plans and reporting to stakeholders on progress
  • Managing communications between all partners; artists and support organisations
  • Liaising with HR and Management on recruitment and contracting of artists
  • Budget monitoring and reporting
  • Coordinate delivery of Arts Award where appropriate
  • Managing liaison with external research evaluators
  • Managing H&S including safeguarding
  • Organising celebration events
  • Overseeing Communications and PR of projects
  • Complete progress reports to funders
  • To assist with applications for grants and funding opportunities as directed
  • To advise on other health and wellbeing related work in HCT venues or partner sites
  • To ensure that any health and wellbeing projects contribute to the trust’s strategic objectives and are underpinned by the trust’s values and integrity


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