22 Feb

Conservation Assistant Jobs Vacancy at National Trust Stockport

Position
Conservation Assistant
Company
National Trust
Location
Stockport ENG
Opening
22 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

National Trust Stockport urgently required following position for Conservation Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Conservation Assistant Jobs Vacancy at National Trust Stockport Jobs Details:

We protect everything from bats to buildings to beaches – and we want to share them with everyone too. But how do we care for our special places, while helping everyone to enjoy them and their fascinating stories? It’s no small task. In fact, it’s a big team effort and it’s why our Conservation Assistants are so important.

Specific working patterns will be discussed at interview stage.
What it's like to work here: This Peak District mansion is a popular filming location and was made famous as Pemberley in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. High above Manchester, it is a beautiful and special place and two thirds of our visitors come to enjoy the outdoors here. Lyme boasts 1,400 acres of beautiful parkland and rugged moorland, 2 herds of wild red deer, a very busy programme of events, art and exhibitions. Lyme also has extensive gardens that range from the Italianate Dutch Garden to the Vicary Gibbs tree garden, six catering outlets and two shops. Excellent local transport links means you’re able to travel here by public transport or car.

Click here for more information about this location
What you'll be doing: As a Conservation Assistant, you’ll be working with a great housekeeping team in an incredible place, helping with the day-to-day cleaning and care of the collections. No detail will go unnoticed, and you’ll keep a keen eye on everything from the environmental conditions in a room, to signs of wear and tear. You’ll keep accurate records too.

In this visitor facing role, we’d love you to talk to visitors about the work you’re doing, and the collections we have. You'll also be part of the wider team of employees and volunteers, helping to cover where necessary.

Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.
Who we're looking forWe'd love to hear from you if you have;

A keen interest in history, historic properties and conservation of their collections

Previous experience as a Trainee Conservation Assistant or equivalent

A good understanding of preventive conservation

Knowledge of the approach required when working with fragile historic collections as well as Health & Safety and emergency procedures

Good manual dexterity and eye-to-hand skills and ability to work from ladders and tower scaffold

And you'll need to demonstrate that you;

Are able to support volunteers to perform at their best

Are a good team player with good interpersonal and communication skills

Are willing to undertake continuing professional development and personal skills development and have an enthusiasm to learn
The packageLooking after you

Health cash plan – from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents

Pension contribution match up to 10%

EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing

Discounted gym membership

Looking after your career

Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust

Develop your skills with an internal secondment

Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression

Income protection due to illness

Unique to Us

Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK

Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)

20% off in our retail and catering outlets

Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking


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