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Freelance Programme Manager for Stepping In  

Location: Hybrid | Start Date: April 2024


WAHWN is looking for an outstanding Wales-based freelance Programme Manager with experience of overseeing and delivering multi-partner projects, training or mentoring programmes.


About Stepping In

'Stepping In' is a training and mentoring programme for a small cohort of 4 mentees, funded by the Arts Council Wales Arts Health & Wellbeing Lottery and delivered in partnership with Swansea Bay University Health Board; Hywel Dda University Health Board; PeopleSpeakUp, Caerphilly County Borough Council Arts Development, Cardiff Metropolitan University and Cardiff School of Art.    

Stepping In has been designed to respond to a lack of diversity within the arts and health creative workforce. It aims to nurture a cohort of practitioners to deliver projects in healthcare settings who share the lived experience of people from minoritised communities . Mentee practitioners with lived experience of mental health, global majority backgrounds, social exclusion or low socio-economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply to the programme and will be supported to take part in a full week’s intensive training residential, shadow an experienced artist on a live project in a health or community setting for up to 10 days (supported by project partners), receive mentoring sessions, a bursary and full wrap-around support including supervision and peer support. 

About the Role

Role: Programme Manager, fixed term contract 1st April – 30th October 2024 

Reports to: WAHWN Chief Executive Officer 

Location: Wales. Blended remote and in-person work expected.  

Fee: £9000 (inclusive of VAT) based on 36 days @ £250 per day 

Access costs: WAHWN encourages its workforce to describe their access requirement through an access rider and will endeavour to meet identified needs to be negotiated

Deadline: 12 noon, Friday 22 March 2024  

Interviews: w/c 25th March 2024 (on Zoom)  

WAHWN are seeking an individual who brings expertise and who can work at pace to support the effective and efficient delivery, tracking and reporting across our Stepping In programme and can manage relationships with multiple partners. The role will include working with project partners, external trainers and practitioners, mentors, mentee practitioners, project evaluator and WAHWN team to deliver the project, including delivery and project reporting from end-to-end.  

More information:

Programme Manager Stepping In - Information Pack