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We are always interested in meeting new artists to work with across our programmes. We work across all creative disciplines and with all ages and groups. We have a focus on delivering projects for people with lived experience of physical disability, mental health challenges, and additional needs, and always aim to work with practitioners whose experience mirrors those of our participants. We are especially interested in hearing from artists who live in the Borough of Barking & Dagenham.

If offered work (whether short or long-term, voluntary or paid) you will need to provide a recent, valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check – previously CRB check. For more information on DBS checks, visit

GSA is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity. No job applicant, employee, volunteer or trainee is unfairly discriminated against on the basis of their race, ethnic origin, culture, gender, sexuality, disability, age or religion. Our selection criteria focus strictly on appropriate experience, skills and qualifications for the relevant post.

If you’d like to work with us, please contact Sam Miller at

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We are looking for a Project Manager to lead on the development and delivery of Creative 4 Life (C4L), our flagship programme for adults experiencing mental health issues.

C4L is a multi-strand project of arts activity for adults experiencing Mental Health difficulties in Barking & Dagenham. We deliver a programme of participatory arts activities and skills development; that are aimed at improving mental wellbeing, building social inclusion, and reducing stigma. Activities provide opportunities for self-expression, socialisation, skills development, new experiences, creative input and experimentation, all within a nurturing, engaging, and supportive space.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of proactively leading programmes and managing budgets. They will bring a passion for arts and wellbeing, alongside experience of supporting at risk and vulnerable people. The successful applicant will be able to manage their own workload and that of the Project Coordinator, while also collaborating within a small team.

This position is offered as a PAYE contract at 0.6 FTE of £30,576. GSA has a flexible working policy and these 3 days can be spread across the week to fit around the post holder’s other commitments. The successful candidate may be able to increase their income through leading and assisting workshop sessions.

Please send expressions of interest to Artistic Director Sam Miller at to receive a full job description and application details. Completed applications must be received by 6pm on Wednesday 18th October. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in person during the week commencing 30th October.

GSA invites applications from candidates who identify as; African or Caribbean heritage; South, East, or South East Asian heritage; Middle East or North African heritage; refugee; d/Deaf; Disabled; Neurodivergent; working class; and/or LGBTQI+, however will not expect or require them to explore their identity in relation to these groups through this project. We are also keen to receive applications from residents of Barking & Dagenham.