Gallery Attendant (Scale 1A) (Part-time)

  • Northern Ireland
  • Ongoing Agency
  • Temporary
  • Lisburn
  • £11.79

Bluestones Staffing

Key purpose of the job

  • Gallery Attendants present the education programme through guiding visitors through tours of exhibitions and providing workshops. An important part of this role is to ensure the safety, security and cleanliness of designated areas at the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum. Duties involve assisting in the delivery of education services by participating in outreach and promotional programmes and special events, including the taking of photographs.  The post holder will be required to do some work out of hours on a rota basis which may involve some lone working.
  • The post holder will undertake additional duties relevant to the role as determined by the Education Services Officer including the interchange/rota of Front of House and Reception duties to cover sickness leave, annual leave and staff shortage.

Essential Criteria

Qualifications & experience

  • Five GCSE passes, grade A-C, NVQ level 2 or equivalent. One of these must be in a history, science or arts related subject or a subject related to working in a customer care or heritage environment.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in one or more of the following:

Work as a gallery assistant in a museum, historic building or other heritage facility.

Work with the public in an arts, history, science crafts or community environment.

Work in a customer care environment.

Work with school children or vulnerable adults.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proven interest and ability in some area of arts, crafts or community workshops.

Other

  • Competent in the use of Word, Excel, Lotus Notes/Outlook, Photoshop/Powerpoint.
  • Applicants must also be available to work evenings and weekends on a rota basis. This may involve some lone working.

Desirable Criteria

It is essential that applicants hold a full and current UK driving license and access to a car.

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