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Visitor Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
10/03/2017
Advert End Date:
26/03/2017 23:59
Salary:
£8,468.35 - £8,766.70 Annually
Hours per week:
19 hours per week – Average 19hours p/w over a year according to agreed rota. The rota is based on a higher number of hours April-September and lower number of hours October-March to meet the opening hours of the museum.
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
Vacancy ID:
160715
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
007301

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Mar


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Further information

We are looking to recruit a Visitor Assistant to join our dynamic team at the Head of Steam - Darlington’s Railway Museum.

Visitor Assistants have a key role in the day-to-day delivery of museum services, including undertaking guided tours, providing information to visitors and assisting with learning sessions. The ability to communicate and relay information effectively is therefore essential.

Other duties will include working on reception, undertaking cleaning duties providing a clean, safe and welcoming environment, cash handling, assisting the management team with exhibition spaces and security of the museum.

An interest in railway or social history and Darlington and the local area is desirable, although not essential.

A flexible approach to working hours is required including the ability to work evenings, bank holidays and weekends.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Sarah Gouldsbrough, Acting Manager Curator, on (01325) 405541.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/job-vacancies. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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