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Project Development Coordinator

  • Organisation:Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
  • Location:Carlisle, England
  • Salary:£25,450 - £26,295 pro rata
  • Contract type:Fixed Term Contract / Part Time

A unique opportunity to coordinate community centered wellbeing activity as part of a dynamic cross-sector partnership

The North Cumbria Arts, Health & Wellbeing Partnership are recruiting a Project Coordinator to deliver the second phase of the Thriving Communities Carlisle project. The North Cumbria partnership is cross sector and focusses on using art, culture and nature to deliver outstanding wellbeing opportunities for our communities. The partnership consists of: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Prism Arts, North Cumbria Integrated Care Foundation Trust’s (NCIC) arts programme Healing Arts, Carlisle Healthcare, Susie Tate Projects, Carlisle City Council, and Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

The first phase of the project was part of a national pilot programme funded by Arts Council England and the national Academy for Social Prescribing – more information including a project film and evaluation report can be found here:

We want to build on the fantastic groundwork of the first phase to refine, enhance and expand social prescribing activity across the city and beyond. This role is a brilliant opportunity to be involved in changing the way health and voluntary sector organisations work in partnership to improve the wellbeing of residents in Cumberland.

Purpose of the Role

Under the line management of the Head of Collections & Engagement at Tullie House and direction of the North Cumbria, Arts, Health & Wellbeing Partnership Steering Group, you will coordinate the delivery and shape the future development of the ‘Thriving Communities’ project, including supporting with applying for suitable funding.

This includes the coordination of ‘Inside Out’, a programme of arts, culture and nature based social prescribing activities in community centres and other third sector organisations around the city, with the support of the Partnership. You will also be responsible for coordinating all aspects of project administration, including data collection, scheduling meetings, report writing, evaluation and supervising the project budget.


Grade F (£25,450 – £26,295) (pro rata), 0.6 FTE (c. 22 hours p/w)

Fixed Term Oct/Nov 2022 – Oct/Nov 2023 (12 months)

Application Process

If you are inspired by the role and would like to apply for the position, please visit and send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you’re interested in the role and how you meet the person specification, to [email protected] by 5pm on Thursday 29th September.

You will be notified on Friday 30th September if you have been shortlisted for an interview. Interviews will be held at Tullie House on Friday 7th October.

If you have any further questions please contact HR or Anna Smalley, Head of Collections & Engagement, via email on anna.small[email protected]


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