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Documentation Assistant

Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

  • Reference: CH/17/42873
  • Published on: Tue 12/09/2017 08:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/10/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week.
  • Salary: £8,977 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Museum

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery is an exceptionally well-used service with rich collections and a national reputation for its audience development and outreach work. You will be joining our small, dedicated team at an exciting time as we move into the development phase of a Heritage lottery funded capital project.

We are looking for a Documentation Assistant to carry out documentation and registration duties at the Museum. You will work closely with the Collections Development Manager to ensure the overall care, access, conservation and information management of the collections. You will also help pack, move and locate collections as we decant the galleries and stores, and install them in temporary accommodation during the museum redevelopment.

You will be meticulous in your attention to detail, well-organised and able to keep yourself motivated during repetitive tasks. You will have a good all-round knowledge of collections management and of best practice standards such as Spectrum. You will also have excellent customer service skills and be enthusiastic about delivering an excellent Museum service with us.

The Museum is a service that is part of Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. Our staff are passionate about enhancing the quality of life for all in Tunbridge Wells, and take an innovative and aspirational approach to their work. As an employer we recognise the value and experience that our staff bring to the Borough; in return we seek to offer fulfilling, stimulating and challenging opportunities, in an open, professional and friendly working environment.

Additional benefits for this post include 22 days annual leave, pro rata for part time staff (increasing to 27 days after 5 years Local Government service), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development.

For an informal chat about the position please contact:

Liz Douglas or Ian Beavis on 01892 554171 or

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Interview Date: Monday 9 and Thursday 12 October 2017

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