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Senior Arts Manager

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Part Time

Job Details

We have a fantastic opportunity for a part-time Senior Arts Manager to join us for an initial 12 month period, and lead on the development and implementation of our pioneering arts programme at the new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opening in autumn 2024.

Main duties of the job

You will have previous experience in participatory arts, creative health work and understanding of the wider arts sector, and a track record of securing significant funding for arts programmes and strategies.

Educated to degree-level, you will have strong and extensive experience of team leadership in an arts/culture or charity environment, and the capability to deal with a busy and varied workload, sometimes working under pressure to meet deadlines.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details on what this role entails.

    Person Specification



    • Track record of securing significant funding for arts programmes and strategies
    • Substantial experience of commissioning projects or artistic pieces of work.
    • Extensive knowledge and proven experience of policy development in a national arts context, significant experience in understanding and successfully navigating the complex arts funding system
    • Significant experience in participatory arts, creative health work and understanding of the wider arts sector.
    • Demonstrable evidence of advanced artistic and highly creative skills.


    • Has written business plans or produced detailed business cases



    • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
    • Excellent computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office, Grantium, and specialist art & design software.
    • Qualified in project management, procurement, or equivalent experience.


    • Evidence of continuing professional development and specialist knowledge in fundraising or business development.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    Midland Met Programme Company, City Hospital

    Dudley Road


    B18 7QH

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