Visitor Services Assistant Housekeeping & Collections Care - Drum Castle - Fixed Term, Various hours
Visitor Services Assistant Housekeeping & Collections Care - Drum Castle
Added to site: 15 March 2019
Salary: £8.75 per hour
Location: Drum Castle, Drumoak AB31 5EY
Closing date: Friday 29 March 2019

As a VSA-Housekeeping/collections care, you will be responsible for the planning and day-to-day cleaning of Drum Castles public and office areas as well as taking care of collections at Drum. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that best preventive conservation and collections care practices are followed through the implementation of an effective collections care regime in line with Trust policies and procedures. The role will include engaging with visitors about the collection care work of the National Trust for Scotland when undertaking cleaning activities in the house but also work with events team to develop collection based educational events for children and adults. The post holder will also work closely with the function and event team ensuring all functions and events are operated in such a manner as to minimise risk to the collection without compromising the event itself. The post holder will be part of a wider team of employees and volunteers, helping to support the property where necessary.

The VSA-Housekeeper/Collections Care is responsible for a wide variety of duties in connection with the care of the property. These duties involve the correct handling and conservation-cleaning of the collections following best-practice at all times and general housekeeping duties throughout the House and other buildings.

Contact details:
Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to People Services (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 29th March 2019.

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