Warwickshire County Record Office Priory Park Cape Road Warwick CV34 4NJ
£25,463 - £28,221
07 Dec 2018
04 Jan 2019
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

*** Please note that this vacancy is subject to restrictions i.e. to minimise compulsory redundancies, only applications from existing employees (directly employed by Warwickshire County Council) will be considered and processed. It is stressed that external candidates should not apply for this vacancy as your application will not be processed. *** 

The County Record Office looks after Warwickshire’s historic archives with documents dating back to the 12th century. Our busy public service welcomes nearly 4000 visitors per year, helping family and local historians with their research. 

The Role

Warwickshire County Record Office is seeking to appoint a qualified archivist to undertake a range of professional duties, including cataloguing, community outreach and public service delivery.
You will be required to manage the work of large team of volunteers and liaise with other colleagues in Heritage and Culture Warwickshire regarding outreach activities. 

Key Requirements

You will need to be able to work flexibly and support the other members of the archivist team. You will have a level of physical fitness to enable you to lift and carry documents from the strongrooms around the weight of 10 kg. You will 
also need to fulfil all the essential criteria on the Person Specification. This position would suit a newly qualified archivist.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Robert Eyre, Senior Archivist 

Closing Date: 2nd January 2019

Interview Date: 24th January 2019

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

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You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification

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