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Top job! Head of Dance for Health and Wellbeing

  • Full time
  • £34,800
  • 14-16 Grassmarket Edinburgh EH1 2JU
  • Closing 22nd March 2023

  • Advertised from 27th February 2023


Dance Base is now recruiting for a Head of Dance for Health and Wellbeing. This is an exciting opportunity to join Dance Base to lead on and develop a key area of the organisation’s strategy. This role is funded until 2026 as part of a new agreement with the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership, and will work closely with their team to develop and deliver new projects.

As Scotland’s National Centre for Dance, we want to see people across Scotland engaging in dance as an art form, a way to exercise and a way of life. We support Scottish dance artists to develop successful careers and we develop opportunities for dance to be used in communities and in health and social care contexts to improve people’s wellbeing.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced individual to lead on Dance Base’s health and wellbeing programme. The role will build strategic and community partnerships in Edinburgh and across Scotland and the wider UK to design and deliver projects. The role will also ensure that dance artists across Edinburgh and Scotland are able to deliver activity that supports health and wellbeing in various contexts by supporting networking, exchange and professional development opportunities.

Application notes

The deadline is 22 March at 17:00.

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