Trainee Programme Assistant - Recruit-Ability Programme - Ref: EE20518

New Art Gallery Walsall, Gallery Square, Walsall
Training allowance of £16,244 pro rata to hours worked. This post qualifies for the Living Wage. The Council is committed to pa
02 May 2018
19 May 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time


A Positive Action training initiative for disabled people

The Recruit-Ability programme provides part-time paid work experience and training for people who have a disability.  Additionally, participants can expect to receive full support and advice and access to training courses.

Please note: The following placement is available to disabled people only who are new to Walsall Council and new to this type of positive action programme.

Trainee Programme Assistant – Ref: EE20518
Based at the New Art Gallery Walsall
18.5 hours per week – working pattern to be agreed
9-month fixed-term contract

Pay:  Training allowance of £16,244 pro rata to hours worked.  This post qualifies for the Living Wage. The Council is committed to paying the Living Wage which is currently £8.75 per hour. This arrangement will be reviewed annually.

You will provide administrative and technical support to the New Art Gallery.  This will include helping with the preparation of materials for exhibitions, workshops and events, general typing and helping with finance.  You will also help to set up exhibitions, events and displays at the gallery.

Applicants should have a familiarity and interest in Art and have the ability to assist with exhibitions and events and to provide administrative support.

Recruit-Ability is a positive action programme aimed at providing targeted training to disabled people who are under-represented in our workforce. Equality Act (Section 158) applies.

This is a re-advertisement - previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Thursday 17th May 2018

Information for applicants

  • Applications are invited using our online application form only.  If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email:
  • Important note: as you progress through the online application form you will be asked to upload a supporting statement. DO NOT UPLOAD YOUR CV. You should upload a statement detailing how your aptitudes meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. CV's will not be accepted.
  • All correspondence with candidates will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.
  • This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.


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