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Project Co-ordinator (0.6) for Art for Wellbeing, Cartwheel Arts

Project Co-ordinator (0.6) for Art for Wellbeing, Cartwheel Arts

Cartwheel Arts is an ambitious and innovative company based in Heywood delivering participatory arts projects in Rochdale borough and across the North West for over 30 years.

We need a highly organised, energetic and talented person, passionate about the arts, nurturing new talent and using creativity as a catalyst for change, to deliver the current phase of our programme of work in arts and mental health, – and imagine and resource the next. Could you pick up the creative baton?

This is the third phase of the project so far, providing support and building confidence among participants in Rochdale borough, and in Wigan and Bury. The project has generated huge enthusiasm among participants, and proved genuinely life changing for many. The scope and ambition of the project is described in the Project Brief.

The post is funded by the Henry Smith Charity to 31stDecember 2018.

The aim of Art for Wellbeing is to engage adults recovering from mental health problems in creative activities which will boost their confidence, increase and maintain their wellbeing, broaden their horizons and provide opportunities for progression. The project will be extended to neighbouring boroughs if funds can be raised.

The Project Co-ordinator post is part time (0.6 = 22/37 hours per week) at a salary of £25,304 pro rata.   The post enjoys a 7.5% employer pension contribution, with no obligation on the postholder to make contributions.       30 days holiday (plus public holidays) pro rata.

It is a fixed term post until 31.12.2018, though there is an expectation that funds will be raised for a further phase of the project.

Cartwheel Arts is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Further details and all necessary forms and documents can be downloaded at


Closing date: Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 4.00pm

Interviews:        Thursday 5th October 2017