Museum assistant

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery
£3,823 - £4,037 (actual salary) per annum
24 Aug 2018
30 Sep 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

We are currently recruiting for a Museum Assistant.

As a Museum Assistant you will ensure the safety and security of the building and collections and provide a warm welcome to our wide variety of visitors. You will provide a reception service for the museum and will enjoy and have experience of dealing with the public. You will also preferably have had building security responsibilities and cash handling experience. The role involves regular patrolling and you should be comfortable in being assertive and managing challenging behaviour in an appropriate manner.

Your role is also to maintain the cleanliness of the building and also support the safety of our visitors, including acting as a Fire Warden and facilitating emergency evacuations. The job includes regular lifting, carrying and checking paperwork. In addition there will be opportunities for delivering activities, educational sessions and helping with exhibitions.

Work Pattern:
You will work on a rota basis during weekdays, weekends and Bank Holidays. This may also include some evening hours. You may also have the opportunity to work additional hours to cover holidays and sickness.

You should have:

Maths and English GCSE or equivalent and basic education
Experience of dealing with members of the public
Cash handling experience
Good communication skills and enjoy working with and supporting a small team.

(Please refer carefully to the Person Specification for further details).
Additional Information

As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance and childcare vouchers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

For further information about the role please contact Matthew Johnson on 024 7637 6158 or

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including junk/spam boxes)and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Supporting documents
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Values.pdf
Job Description & Person Specification.pdf

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