Helium Arts Creative Health Programme 2023

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, is seeking to employ a multi-disciplinary visual artist with a strong collaborative and inclusive arts practice with children and young people to join their Outpatients Programme in Dublin.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with children with additional needs, possess strong administration and relationship building skills, and have the ability to curate an artistic reflection that celebrates the engagement between the artist and the children and young people and what they have created.

Role Description 
This position is part-time, 2.5 days (or 20 hours a week), for potentially three years, working across Hospital Outpatients’ Departments and Day Units in Dublin, in partnership with Children’s Health Ireland.

The children and young people Helium work with include those with lifelong health conditions, disabilities, additional needs and those from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The role is due to begin on 1 December 2023 with training, induction, and shadowing opportunities. Training and continued professional development, including support and supervision, and artist peer support, will be provided throughout employment.

Deadline for Applications
Thursday 23 November 2023, at 5pm.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview online the following week and then attend a selection workshop in person the same week (week of 27 November).

Application Process 
Please request a full job description and information on the application process by emailing hr@helium.ie with OUTPATIENT ARTIST in the subject line.

Helium Arts is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourages applications from all sections of the community under all ten grounds as set out in their Equality Commitment Policy.

Helium Arts’ Policy on Pay and Conditions for Artists:

Helium Arts

Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health charity, developing the creativity of children living with long-term conditions to support wellbeing, including their social connections, self-esteem, and sense of agency. www.helium.ie


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