Thursday, 6 September 2007

Knowsley Arts development officer and Arts in Health Officer recruitment

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (Directorate of Neighbourhood Delivery)
Scale: SO 1- 2 - £23,175 - £26,928 (pay award pending)
36 hours per week

Knowsley Arts Service develops and delivers a diverse range of arts projects, activities, initiatives, events and services to contribute to the cultural life of the Borough. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team of Arts Development Officers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the development, delivery, promotion, monitoring and evaluation of a rich programme of arts activities and events across Knowsley. In addition to having experience of working in the arts, you will also have experience of working with children, young people and communities and will have a high level of interpersonal skills. You will be a strong advocate for the arts, being able to inspire and motivate others in developing and delivering their own creative programmes. You will also be a creative thinker, using the arts and creative consultation to support the development of young people and local communities.

Your experience of performance management will enable you to ensure that programmes are well targeted and value for money. You will be responsible for developing internal and external partnerships (local, regional & national) that support the delivery of creative programmes across the borough.

You will have a good standard of education achieving an arts related degree or at least 3 years experience of arts project management, this will include experience of managing freelance artists, support staff and volunteers.

We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual who works well within a team environment and displays excellent organisational and communication skills. Experience of Microsoft packages is desirable. The post will involve some evening and weekend work.

Further details and an application form are available from 17th September onwards on our 24 hour recruitment line on: 0151 443 5000 and downloadable from Please quote job reference: rec2034

There is currently no relocation pack available with this post

For an informal discussion contact Sarah Haythornthwaite, Arts Service Manager, on 0151 443 5619.

Closing date for applications is 5th October 2007
Interview will take place week commencing 15th October 2007

Requires an
Health Development Officer - ARTS IN HEALTH
Salary scale: Agenda for Change Band 6 (£21,985 - 31,004)

Knowsley PCT is looking to recruit an Arts in Health Officer to continue the excellent work already undertaken in the Borough. The post will be within the Public Health Department and will sit within the Health Development Team. Arts in Health is part of a multi pronged approach to tackling Health Inequalities in Knowsley. It is an important component of community development and engagement and as such the development of effective partnerships with officers and the community is essential to the success of this work.
The person we are looking for to enhance this work will be dynamic and experienced in the creative arts, with a passion for supporting communities to engage in initiatives that will have a positive impact on the health of local people

You will have a successful track record of working with a variety of partners to: develop and manage creative arts initiatives; support others to use creative approaches in the work they do; and identify and secure resources to support arts in health work.

Your excellent inter-personal, communication and organisations skills will assist you to successfully advocate for the importance and impact of arts and creativity to tackle key health priorities and your approach to community development will assist you to engage people into these exciting initiatives.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Julie Tierney , Head of Health Improvement Knowsley PCT on 0151 285 6003

Further details and an application form contact

Human Resources at Knowsley PCT on 0151 443 4964

The closing date for applications is 28th September 2007

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