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  • It is Museum practice to acknowledge applications by email within one week of the closing date. Further written correspondence will also take place via email. 
  • Short-listing is based on the written applications received from applicants. The selection panel will shortlist applicants whose written applications indicate they best meet the key result areas in the Job Description and Person Specification of the vacancy.
  • If you are selected for an interview you will be contacted by telephone and an interview date and time will be arranged.
  • If you are not short-listed for an interview you will be advised by email within three weeks of the vacancy closing date.
  • Candidates selected for interview may be required to undertake some competency based assessment(s). This may include presentations, written exercises, role-plays or psychometric testing. You will be advised of all details when contacted.
  • All interviewed applicants will be advised of the interview outcome either by telephone or by email.
  • While reference checks are generally conducted after interviews have taken place, they may be conducted at any stage of the selection process. Please ensure correct details are provided and consent indicated.
  • No verbal discussion of vacant positions will constitute an offer of employment, any offer of employment will be delivered in a draft employment agreement.
  • New Museum staff are required to supply their birth certificate and drivers licence for observation and photocopying. Some positions will require a police check to be conducted prior.
  • Appointments to some positions of responsibility are dependent on satisfactory results from criminal conviction information requests.
  • If it is found that you have given incorrect or misleading information or have omitted any relevant information on this application form, you may be disqualified from appointment, or if appointed, you may be liable to be dismissed.


Any information that you provide in this application form is solely for the purpose of assessing your suitability for the vacancy you have applied for. It will not be used for any other purpose nor supplied to any other party.

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