Join the Rosetta Life Team – Opportunities

Join us as we grow our artistic and operational team in the South East.

Experienced Bookkeeper/Operations Manager


Two days per week or 16 hours per week – pro rata £26,000, Oxfordshire.

We are looking for someone with charity experience to keep our financial records in order, managing project budgets, income and expenditure postings and quarterly management figures. You will bring solid experience of implementing and maintaining financial systems to help our small team.

 Min 5 years in a similar role
 Experience of implementing processes/systems to track and manage company
 Background in charity/arts sector highly desirable
 Based at home with travel once a month to the office in Chadlington, Oxfordshire

Job Description:

Purpose of the job

To provide accurate and efficient financial record keeping and bookkeeping/operational support for our small team.

About Rosetta Life

To ensure that every person living with a serious illness has the potential to lead a full
creative life and that cultural activities are accessible and accessed.

We develop innovative practices and deliver professional performance that challenge the stigma of life with disability or serious illness.
We engage participants in transformative creative practices that enable them to alter
their own perception of a live lived with illness or trauma. We develop their confidence
and creative skills so that they are able to create performances that change the
perceptions of audiences about disability.

We are a team of four permanent staff working with freelance artists on a project-by-project basis.


• Maintain accurate financial records and provide periodic management information

• Produce quarterly accounts to trial balance

• Manage credit control and creditor payments

• Support the cultural and community aims and outcomes of the organisation

Main tasks

• Keep detailed and accurate financial records for the charity’s operations, using Sage, Xero or other software packages

• Provide data for regular financial reports, including income and expenditure accounts, balance sheet

• Operate staff monthly payroll and provide real-time returns information to HMRC

• Prepare periodic Gift Aid claims

• Contribute to periodic monitoring returns as required by funders and other stakeholders

• Support budget creation for grant and funding applications and bids

To apply: Please send covering letter and C.V to

This role is home based with one day per month at the office in Chadlington.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter outlining your experience and up to date C.V to

Artist training – paid placement opportunities


Dance/movement artists

Rosetta Life, an arts in health innovation charity, is seeking versatile, creative performers based in the Thames Valley (Buckinghamshire and Berkshire) with experience of devised work and co-creation. An interest in arts in health and the ability to work imaginatively with community organisations and vulnerable adults and children alongside skills in singing and/or dance are essential.

DBS required and willingness to undertake safeguarding training.

A paid training opportunity to work with experienced lead artists and mentors

To apply.

Please send an email outlining why our work particularly resonates with you and the creative skills you would bring to Rosetta Life and the learning you would hope to gain from the experience. please include C/V/portfolio or showreel with your expression of interest.

Rosetta Life strives to be diverse and inclusive place where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented in the Arts. Rosetta Life are actively encouraging applications from artists who identify as underrepresented in the arts sector and within our organisation, we have a duty of care to our participants to reflect the diversity of those who engage with our work, within our staff team. 

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