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Music Coordinator - Arts Team
Band 5 / Professional
Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £23,203 - £27,482 plus package
We are looking for a motivated, confident and skilled individual to take on the role of coordinating the Arts@StAndrew’s Music team.
Firstly, a bit about us
St Andrew’s is the UK’s leading mental healthcare charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare, and a top 20 charity overall. We have a multi-disciplinary team of over 4,500 staff who deliver world-class, innovative and holistic care each day across our five locations.
As a charity, all of our profits are re-invested into new services and new facilities, a legacy which has carried on through our 178 year history. Today we proudly continue to build excellent mental healthcare services – with Europe’s largest adolescent unit recently opened. And because we’re independent, we have the flexibility to make a real difference in the world of mental health. Joining us is your chance to make a big contribution to the lives of some of society’s most vulnerable people.
The Role and Person
You will work closely with the Arts Manager to implement the Arts strategy across the charity in this subject area. The role will also include delivering Music across the charity which is creative, varied and patient centred, and managing the day-to-day running of the Music team based in Northampton within the Arts@StAndrew’s department.
The ideal candidate will have a qualification within the Music sector, and/or considerable experience working within the Arts industry who has a wide breadth of skills and experience in delivering music which include, playing ability on guitar and drums and basic piano. Also skills in music production would be desirable. We are also looking for someone with experience in managing small teams, but importantly someone who is adaptable, approachable, organised and fair, and has the ability to demonstrate good leadership skills.
You will help to create, plan and facilitate music sessions for and with our patients alongside the team. You will also take an active lead in data collection and service reviews for the Music team when required. You will also be a strong team player, not only supporting your team, but linking in with allied health professionals, ward teams and other support functions across the Charity.
To carry out this role you will need to be professional and flexible in your approach, positive, committed to a person-centred practice, organised, and have the ability to do occasional evenings and weekend working hours.
For an informal discussion please contact Arts Manager: Tina Heeley
Closing Date: 7th October 2018