Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums

Tyne and Wear

Facility Assistant (2 posts)



Part time

£18,562 - £18,933 per annum (pro rata for part time hours). Casual hourly post is £9.62 per hour plus enhancements for weekend working.

1 post for 27-28 hours per week - Segedunum. Fixed term until 26 September 2021 to cover the secondment of the current job holder.

3-4 posts for our Casual Facility Assistant Register. Various hours and locations across our venues.

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) is a major regional museum, art gallery and archives service managing a collection of nine museums and galleries across Tyneside and the Archives for Tyne and Wear.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this award winning service; we are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated Facility Assistant to work as part of our Front of House team based at Segedunum Roman Fort.

The successful applicants will deliver a high standard of maintenance, security and safety to our venues and will work to a rota which will include rostered weekend and occasional evening working. The weekly average hours for post 1 vary across the year due to seasonal opening hours.

This is a practical, hands-on roles and the post holder will be expected to undertake a range of activities associated with the general operation of TWAM’s museums and galleries. The post holder will provide general building and maintenance services, including opening and closing of buildings, technical support and room set up for corporate event operations and basic construction work for displays and exhibitions. They will also help to ensure safety of collections, exhibits and displays and assist with the moving and handling of them. They will be able to give basic guidance to visitors.

Applicants will have numeracy, literacy and IT skills as well as experience of building cleaning and maintenance.

In addition to the fixed term post at Segedunum we are also looking to recruit 3-4 people who would like to join our casual Facility Assistant register to cover roles at Segedunum and all our other venues when staff take holiday or other leave. Hours and location for these roles would vary providing flexibility. Successful candidates for the casual register would be requested to attend an initial 2-3 week paid training / induction period.

Please email hrrecruitment@twmuseums.org.uk if you require further information about the roles.

If you have a preference in role please state this on your application form.

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Fixed Term

Closing date:

1 August 2021

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