Collections Care Assistant

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£16500 per annum
11 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you confident and enthused working with Museum and Heritage collections with an organised approach, practical experience of handling museum collections and working with manual handling guidelines?

This is an opportunity for a Collections Care Assistant based at a prestigious National Museum in Manchester.

This post will support their Conservation and Collections Care Teams in delivering a collections storage relocation project within the site.

You will be working as part of a small team to deliver and facilitate the preparation work, packing, movement and location tracking for around 1100 objects before, during and after the move, ensuring that objects are packed and handled to appropriate standards of collections care and location control is robust.

They are looking for a self-motivated individual with meticulous attention to detail who can execute a wide variety of tasks to an exacting standard. You will have good working knowledge of collections management databases, object handling and team working. Also required are good problem solving skills and the ability to prioritise effectively.

Please note this is a fixed term contract of 4 months and the salary will be pro rata'd accordingly.

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