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Paintings Conservator

Reference:TG4198 

Opportunity type:Fixed-term, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week  

Salary:£37,567 per annum  

Location:London  

Closing date:03 June 2024 at midnight 

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Paintings Conservator to join our Paintings, Frames & Workshop Conservation team. You will focus on Tate Modern’s programme of exhibitions and displays, documenting, preparing and treating paintings within Tate’s Collection. You will use innovative solutions to plan projects and solve complex challenges for collection artworks and ensure high standards of preservation.

You will hold a recognised qualification in the Conservation of Easel Paintings and have demonstrable practical experience treating and stabilising a broad range of paintings with full consideration of the practical and ethical issues. You will have performed condition surveys, prepared estimates and will understand long-term care issues for paintings. Effective communication will be essential, as well as good time management, project planning skills and the ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.

The role is a maternity cover and it's based across the London sites, Tate Modern, Tate Britain and Tate Stores.

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Application Information

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please apply online. Please also refer to our Guidance Notes that can be found below.

Frequently, we receive a high level of applications and as such, reserve the right to close applications before the advert deadline. To avoid disappointment, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a ‘Defined Contribution’ pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.

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