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Museums Galleries Scotland Launches Sector Jobs And Opportunities Support

Museums Galleries Scotland Launches Sector Jobs And Opportunities Support

Today Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) announces new jobs and opportunities support to help the sector in Scotland to embrace and action the Scottish Government Fair Work First guidelines and create a more sustainable and diverse workforce.

MGS is committed to supporting the sector through advice, training, and resources, to work together for better recruitment practice and employment. Scottish museums, galleries, and those undertaking heritage activity in Scotland can now find guidance on how to implement Fair Work in employment practices and can advertise for free employment opportunities to the wider sector.

Those looking to enter the sector or explore new opportunities can find useful employment resources and search the jobs and opportunities listings. All jobs advertised will pay minimum the Real Living Wage.

MGS is currently reviewing their grant conditions to support museums and galleries to implement Fair Work First. The 2022 MGS Grants Programme will have guidelines when applying for funding towards a role.

MGS creates and signposts to recruitment and employment resources to promote best practice. To support museums and galleries advertising roles they have created a Fair Work recruitment checklist.

Lucy Casot, CEO of Museums Galleries Scotland said:

“A diverse workforce that has a wide range of different experiences and skills brings great benefit to the sector and their communities. Through our conversations with museums and galleries we know that they have faced challenges in this area. As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of the sector workforce we’re pleased to offer more tangible support.”

Access the new jobs and opportunities support.

Published 10 March 2022