Ballet dancers
We are recruiting for the freelance role of poet in residence at GOSH to lead weekly, half-day sessions with patients and families in outpatient clinics and inpatient wards over the period of one year, with the possibility of extending it to two years.

The chosen poet will have some flexibility to choose the half day they work at GOSH. The day must be the same each week, between the hours of 09:30am – 1:00pm or 1:30 – 5:00pm and must work around the current programme schedule. 

Main duties include

  • Planning and leading participatory workshops/sessions in inpatient and outpatient wards
  • Collecting feedback during sessions
  • Participating in planning and evaluation meetings with the wider artist in residence team
  • Acting as a representative of GOSH Arts while at the hospital


  • Closing date: 12 February
  • Shortlist confirmed: 19 February
  • Interviews: Week commencing 5 March
  • Start date: Week commencing 16 April

For more information and to apply please access our application pack below. 

GOSH Arts open call poet in residence (219.69 KB)