Learning and Visitor Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
05/04/2020 23:59
£9.7419 per hour
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
5 Apr
Further Information

We are looking to recruit casual Learning and Visitor Assistants to join our dynamic team at 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 Peter Jackson, Museum Site Manager, on 01325 405544.

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