Work with us

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 www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check/overview

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 sam@greenshoesarts.com.

Current available roles will be listed on this page, so please check back here regularly.

CREATIVE 4 LIFE PROJECT MANAGER

We are looking for a Project Manager to lead on the implementation and development of Creative 4 Life, an ongoing programme of arts activity for adults experiencing mental health difficulties. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of proactively leading programmes and managing budgets
  • Have a passion for the arts and bringing art to local residents
  • Experience of working with at risk and vulnerable members of the community
  • Be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a small team.

This position is offered as a PAYE contract at 0.4 FTE of £29,120, 14 hours per week, with 4 weeks per year (pro rata) annual leave plus bank holidays, up to October 2022. This may rise to 28 hours per week from November 2022 pending a successful funding application.

Please send expressions of interest to Artistic Director Sam Miller at sam@greenshoesarts.com to receive a full job description and application details. Completed applications must be received by 6pm on Wednesday 9th February. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview during the week commencing 14th February. Our preferred start date would be no later than the week commencing 21st March. 

GSA embraces hybrid working and all staff work both from home and at our base at Chadwell Heath Community Centre. The successful candidate must be in possession of an enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to undertake a DBS check.

In order to best support, understand and represent the community we are working with in this project, we are particularly interested to hear from candidates who;

  • have lived experience of mental health challenges, be it through personal experience (self/family/friends) or through prior work experience.
  • identify as being from a Global Majority background.
  • are resident in or have a connection to Barking & Dagenham and the surrounding areas.

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.