Trainee Programme Asst: Exhibitions &Technical Services (Recruit-Ability Programme) - Ref: EE02321

New Art Gallery Walsall
Training Allowance of £17,842 pro rata to hours worked (£9.24 per hour).
06 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time


A Positive Action training initiative for disabled people

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

Please note: 

  • This opportunity is open to disabled applicants only
  • 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.
  • You must be new to Walsall Council (no previous/current employed status with this council)
  • You must be new to this type of positive action programme

Trainee Programme Assistant: Exhibitions and Technical Services – Ref: EE02321
18.5 hours per week – fixed term for 12 months.
 Training Allowance of £17,842 pro rata to hours worked (£9.24 per hour).

New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall presents, collects and interprets Art in innovative and challenging ways, welcoming visitors from all over the globe as well as our immediate locality.  We develop a wide range of activities and events to increase the understanding and enjoyment of arts and culture for a range of audiences including schools, colleges, universities, families and community groups.

We are looking for someone who can provide administrative and practical support to the artistic programme of the venue – in particular by supporting the Technical Services, Exhibitions and Collections teams with tasks including supporting exhibitions and artists projects and building operations.

As well as a familiarity with and an interest in Art, exhibition displays and artist projects, you should be able to use computer packages such as Microsoft Office, be able to provide administrative support and to help to organise and assist with exhibitions and events.

If you have any questions about this placement, please call the Recruitment Team on 01922 655673 or email:

Please read the below information before applying:

View Job Description and Employee Specification

View Information for Applicants

Closing Date:  8th August 2021

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