Arts Administrator

Band 3

Main area
communications, engagement and marketing
Grade
Band 3
Contract
fixed term 1 year period
Hours
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
151-MK657-A
Site
Frimley Park Hospital
Town
Frimley
Salary
£17,761 - £20,637 - pro rata
Closing
05/03/2018 23:59

Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire  - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.


Art and artistic activities are an important part of any therapeutic environment. We are proud of our art collection and use of artistic activities, and the value that they bring to the patient environment and staff wellbeing.

In this role you will be responsible for developing and maintaining our catalogue of trust-owned artworks across our hospitals in Frimley, Slough and Ascot.

You will work with the trust's art committee on acquisitions and other art-related matters and link with our wider community develop art, musical and dance projects as well as playing a key role on our arts committee on all related issues.

Last, but not least- you’ll be involved with developing the processes used in acquiring and displaying artwork on the hospital sites.

While you will need to work across the trust's main sites, you will be primarily based out of Frimley Park Hospital.

This represents a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and qualified person to gain experience and develop their skills in cataloguing, arts administration and planning. You will need to have a degree in art history, fine art, conservation or equivalent. You’ll also be familiar with electronic cataloguing systems and care of artefacts.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Phelim Brady, Chair of the Arts Committee on 01483 826610 or email: Phelim.brady@nhs.net.

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Telephone
01276 526099