Apprentice Archive Assistant

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Warwick, Warwickshire
£8,919.41 per annum
19 Jul 2021
02 Aug 2021
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About Us

The County Record Office collects, preserves and makes available the historic records of Warwickshire and its people. We have records dating from the 12th century onwards and our collections cover a wide variety of historical documents. Our busy public service welcomes nearly 4000 visitors per year, helping family and local historians with their research.


About the Role

The postholder will be a member of the Public Service Team, and will be involved in the delivery of a service to the public. A significant portion (50%) of the job will be spent digitising documents from the CRO collections. The postholder’s duties will be divided between the digitisation suite, public searchroom, the strongrooms, and the reception area.


Key Requirements

You must have stamina to work in a very demanding environment and will have a level of physical fitness to enable you lift and carry documents on a daily basis from the strongrooms around the weight of 10 kg. You will also need to fulfil all the essential criteria on the Person Specification.

The postholder will gain new skills, knowledge, and experience from this role in order to successfully complete the Level 3 Library, Information and Archive Services Assistant apprenticeship qualification.

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.  


Let Me Play Ltd will be the main training provider. Please see the link below.

Link to course details

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Moulder, Principal Archive Assistant, Email or Richard Lewis, Collections & Development Manager , Email


Closing date: Monday, 2nd August 2021


Interview date: Week commencing 16th August 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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