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Programme Artist (Community Justice Textiles/Print-making) - 10 weeks fixed term

7 hours/week (paid monthly)
Fixed-Term Contract of  10 weeks
(Fridays 16th  February – 27th April)

Artlink Central Community Justice Programme Artist (Fixed-Term)

The role will be based working with vulnerable women within Stirling area.

£20,000 per annum (pro-rata) – 7 hours per week (including holidays)

Artlink Central is a leading arts agency and charity in Central Scotland, developing artist led creative programmes for people with mental health issues, people with disabilities, older people and those who face other social barriers.  Artlink Central has been delivering participatory arts programmes on behalf of NHS Forth Valley and other organisations for nearly 30 years

Job summary

The Programme Artist (Community Justice Textiles/Printmaking) will be responsible for developing and delivering a programme of accessible visual arts activities over 10 weeks  [1 day per week on Fridays] for women within community justice settings in Stirling area, to support them to engage creatively with a touring exhibition Inside Outside - the sex industry in Scotland and developing a textile flag project with women in partnership with community justice partners, for exhibition at the University of Stirling Pathfoot Building, connecting with an equivalent prison based project.

The successful candidate must be able to work autonomously, proactively and have excellent time management skills.  The artist practitioner will be line managed by the Artlink Central Director. The majority of the programme will take place in community and university settings. The devised programme should fit the overall objectives of funded project and contribute to delivering its outcomes. Workshops will be designed to support the aims of the project and particularly of the women involved, to be supported with input from Encompass Network and the Community Justice Women’s Development Group.

The remit involves:

·         Devising, organising and delivering accessible visual art workshops with participants

·         Involving host staff and volunteers in the workshop programme

·         Working with small groups of women in community and public settings

·         Evaluating the programme with us and partners.

         Supporting visits to the exhibition and installation of work as appropriate.

Completed applications must be returned by 5pm Friday 9th February with availability for telephone or face to face interview the following week. Due to the tight timescales and short contract period we will only consider applicants who have a PVG for working with vulnerable adults.

 If you meet the requirements and have availability on Fridays then Submit a CV and covering letter outlining suitability by emailing, or addressed to

Artlink Central

Unit 8 Beta Centre -Stirling University Innovation Park - Stirling        FK9 4NF      T: 01786 450971           

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