North Lands Creative is a unique studio organisation and gallery in Lybster, Caithness. Our focus is on contemporary glass and we have a national importance in developing glass in the UK.


Through the Alastair Pilkington Studio and Gallery, North Lands Creative facilitates and supports professional artists to make new artwork. Welcoming some of the worlds leading glass artists We also offers a highly visible and accessible programme of talks, events and education activities around the studio and gallery that engages visitors with artists and art-making.

Hours per week : 28 Hours
Working Pattern: Usually Monday – Friday between 9 am to 5pm with some evening or weekend work required (dependant on activity)
Hourly rate of pay: £9.50 per hour


– Assisting the Technician in the day-to-day activities of a glass studio and arts centre.

– Overseeing room set ups and change-overs for visiting groups, hires and classes.

– Supporting the Studio Technician with studio upkeep and administration including, stock taking of materials, cleaning maintaining equipment.
– Supporting the Studio – Technician with set up and display of exhibitions and providing technical support during events.

– Carrying out health and safety duties as specified in the organisations safety statement.
– Greet, host and supervise all visiting staff and artists/ visitors within the studio areas.
– Work safely and maintain a safe work environment to organisation standards.
– Attending training and development courses as agreed.


– Technically minded with good problem-solving skills.
– Excellent interpersonal skills and be a contributing team player.
– Professionalism and a clean, well-groomed appearance.

– Ability to engage visitors in a helpful and welcoming manner.
– Willingness to abide by North Lands Creative health & safety policy.
– Honest, Trustworthy & Reliable. Works well under supervision as part of a small team.


Applications must be via your local job centre – Jobcentre Plus. If think you may be eligible you can find more information at

or contact your local Jobcentreplus.


Jobs from the Kickstart Scheme are open to 16-24-year olds, who are claiming Universal Credit, and are at risk of long-term unemployment. If you have a work coach at your job centre, they will talk to you about the Kickstart Scheme and whether it’s right for you.


To find out more about North Lands Creative get in touch with us using the below: | | +44 (0)1593 721229