Customer Host - Archive Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/11/2019 23:59
£6,347 - £6,474
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Woodhorn, Ashington
Closing date:
12 Nov
Further Information

Job Title
Customer Host - Archive Assistant

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

Northumberland Archives’ role is to collect, preserve and make available records relating to the history of our county. We operate from two service points – Woodhorn in south-east Northumberland and Berwick-upon- Tweed in the north. A team of twenty two work across the two service points. We are an Accredited Archive Service and an Approved Place of Deposit. We offer a full range of public services operating two public search rooms and participating in education and outreach activities across the county. In 2017 our service moved back into Northumberland County Council management and we form part of the authority’s Information Services.

Northumberland Archives is seeking to recruit a part-time Archives Assistant to join our front of house team at Woodhorn, Northumberland. This is a customer focussed role that involves producing and returning documents from our strongrooms, welcoming searchroom users and providing advice to users regarding family and local history research, answering emails and telephone calls and providing support for collections management work. The post is based at Woodhorn but the postholder may be occasionally expected to work offsite.

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification

We are offering:
A starting salary of £6,347 - £6,474 (salary range)
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For an informal discussion contact Sue Wood, Head of Archives, on 01670 624469.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please contact Jordan Liddell on 01670 623930 or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

This post will close at midnight on Tuesday 12th November 2019.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.