Calling music therapists in the North East

Children's hospital

There is a great opportunity to work with children at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. The hospital and Jessie’s Fund, with additional funding from the Wallace and Grommit Foundation, are looking for a music therapist for 15 hours per week who will be based at the...

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Music at Mabel Pritchard School

Mabel Prichard School

One of our last projects before the world was turned upside down by the pandemic was at Mabel Prichard School, in Oxfordshire. Mabel Prichard School is a community special school for children and young people with complex needs from the ages of 2 to 19. The school says ‘We believe...

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Music therapy at York Hospital

Hot on the heels of us announcing a music therapy role at the Great North Children’s Hospital, we are happy to announce a similar opportunity in York. York Hospital and Jessie’s Fund, with support from the Friends of York Hospitals, are looking for a music therapist for 12 hours per...

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Working with Mabel Pritchard School

Mabel Prichard School is a community special school for children and young people with complex needs from the ages of 2 to 19. The school says ‘We believe in enabling every student to discover who they are and to realise their full potential. Our curriculum offers a broad range of...

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E-cards for Jessie’s Fund

Lots of people have already used our e-cards to send Christmas greetings, but you can also use them for birthdays, anniversaries, and anything else! It’s a great way to support us and do your bit to save the world’s resources at the same time. And there’s no postage to pay,...

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Exciting music therapist opportunity

Invitations are invited to submit an Expression of Interest in our project: Music Therapy for Hospitalised Children in York and Newcastle. This is a partnership project between York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Jessie’s Fund. It is envisaged that the project...

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Reynalds Cross School Choir

In early January some of the staff and the choir of Reynalds Cross School sang and signed for an hour in Touchwood, Solihull in aid of Jessie’s fund. The members of Solihull Community not only stood and joined in with our singing and signing but also donated a staggering £574.00...

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Annual Review

You can read a bit more detail about what Jessie’s Fund did last year in our Annual Review. And, of course, it has a tribute to our late patron, Victoria Wood. To read the review in full screen mode, you can click on the little icon showing four corners of...

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Finding the right instrument

Ipad music apps

C is a little boy of about 7 who is severely affected by cerebral palsy. Jessie’s Fund has been working in his school for a day every fortnight this term, not only working with the children themselves, but also helping the music coordinator to increase her skills. C can’t communicate...

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