Image shown: Helium Arts' Creative Health Hub Programme.

Image shown: Helium Arts' Creative Health Hub Programme.

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, is seeking a professional, multi-disciplinary visual artist to develop Helium’s Remote Creative Health Programme for teenagers with long-term health conditions in 2021.

This role will involve the design and delivery of a pilot programme and a development brief for a programme that can be replicated in the future. A research and development period will take place in the first half of 2021 with pilot programmes delivered during the summer and autumn of 2021.

The programme will need to be developed in response to the needs and interests of young people living with long-term health conditions and additional needs, as well as key stakeholder groups. Applicants must have a strong collaborative, inclusive youth arts practice, experience of designing art programmes, and skills delivering remotely. The role will be supported through collaboration with a creative producer.

Application Process
Please request a full brief by emailing Gemma Rattigan at with REMOTE PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT BRIEF in the subject line.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present and interview.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 17 March 2021 at 5pm.

About Helium Arts
Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health charity, empowering children and young people living with illness through their creativity and the arts, inspiring those who care for them, and supporting creative healthy environments. Helium’s award-winning, participatory arts programmes take place in hospital and community settings across Ireland, led by professional artists. Since 2009, 4,700 children and their families have experienced the power of creativity through our projects.


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