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Visitor and Museums Assistant (Chester), West Cheshire Museums

Visitor and Museums Assistant (Chester), West Cheshire Museums

Unposting date: Friday 19 Feb 2016

Job Number: WK 00003S

Grade 4 £15,941-Grade 4 £17,372 Pro Rata Per Annum
Job Type -Casual
Hours Per Week-0
Address of job-Chester, Cheshire


Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. The vision – to be the best Council is driven through core values of Customer First, Best Practice, Value for Money and Leadership.

West Cheshire Museums is an exciting 5-site service with unique collections and listed buildings which tell the stories of Cheshire. We are recruiting for staff to join the Chester Hub team to cover Grosvenor Museum and Chester History and Heritage. The Chester Hub includes Stretton Watermill, Nr Farndon. The museum teams work across the Chester and Northwich hubs to ensure visitors are inspired and enthused by their discoveries.

Grosvenor Museum houses unique and nationally significant collections including Roman tombstones, silver, art, natural history and a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions. Chester History and Heritage is a research centre holding family and local history resources, the photographic Image Bank, film and temporary exhibitions. Stretton Watermill is a 14th century working watermill which opens seasonally for flour milling tours and demonstrations. All three sites have an engaging approach to telling the stories associated with the collections, an imaginative activity programme and an evolving calendar of events and activities.

Museums and Visitor Assistants are the first point of contact for visitors and provide the welcome and customer care for visitors to Cheshire West Museums.

The duties include: customer care, reception, morning cleaning, retail, security, lecture and venue hire preparation and evening lecture duties. Other duties are delivering gallery tours of the museums, technical support, supporting events and family craft activities. The museums are open 7 days a week including some evenings.

The posts are advertised on a casual basis (i.e. no fixed hours). If you require further information please contact Andrew Schofield / Richard Euston on 01244 927197.

For full details, Job Description and Person Specification, visit the page here.

These documents are available to you whilst the vacancy is live. Once the closing date has passed you will no longer be able to download these documents, please ensure you save a copy for your records.

In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated living the Council’s competencies of Customer First, Best Practice, Value for Money and Leadership.

For any enquiries please email or call 01244 972503.

Please quote job reference number WK 00003S in all correspondence.