Arts Care is an arts and health organisation that continues to influence and transform society through high quality creative practice. Are you an experienced and inspired artist that would like to deliver an arts service as part of Arts Care’s innovative arts/health & wellbeing programmes? As a growing organisation, Arts Care is seeking to extend its register of self-employed artists across all 5 Health and Social Care Trust areas. Deadline for submissions is 9 September 2016.

Arts Care has delivered high quality arts programmes into the heart of healthcare services across Northern Ireland for 25 years. The organisation deploys teams of highly skilled professional artists from a variety of art forms into a diverse range of health care services such as older people, mental health, young people, cancer, learning and physical disability and staff services.

Artists who live in and around the following areas to join the register are invited to apply:

Downpatrick, Lisburn, Ards Peninsula and Bangor.
(South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust area)
Jordanstown, Carrickfergus, Whitehead, Larne, Cushendall, Ballymena, Coleraine, Portrush and Portstewart.
(Northern Health & Social Care Trust area)
Armagh, Portadown, Dungannon, Banbridge, Newry and Mourne.
(Southern Health & Social Care Trust area)
Enniskillen, Omagh, Strabane, Derry/Londonderry, Limavady and Ballykelly.
(Western Health & Social Care Trust area)

Arts Care is inviting expressions of interest from self-employed, dynamic artists such as:

Painters, sculptors, portrait artists, textile artists, ceramic artists, glassmaking artists, printmaking artists, urban artists, fashion designers, app developers, digital artists, photographers, film-makers, animators, musicians, singers, sonic composers, DJ artists, rappers, beat boxers, graffitti artists, creative writers, poets, storytellers, actors, performance artists, set designers, street dancers, puppeteers and mime artists.

Closing date for applications: Friday 9 September at 5pm.

Please register your expression of interest and forward a copy of your CV by email to Janine Walker, General Manager, at


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