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Preservation Assistant

Closing Date for Applications: 3rd March 2017 (Midnight)

Interview Date: W/C 13th March 2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £22,258 per annum during probation rising to £22,854 per annum

 

This is a unique opportunity to work within a historic premises dating from the 13th century: Lambeth Palace, and manuscript collections dating from the 9th century.

You will have two distinct elements to the role:

  • providing assistance in monitoring environmental conditions across two sites
  • and providing  preservation services and basic conservation to collections at our Records Centre. 

You will actively be involved in the Library's phase-boxing programme, creating archival boxes, assisting with a condition assessment database and helping with reprographics work.

To access this role you will have comparable work experience in collections care or a recognised qualification in either conservation or preservation.  You'll be able to draw upon your  competent communication skills, a good command of the full range of Microsoft packages and a methodical approach to work.  Your approach to work will be flexible, with a willingness to learn and coupled with a keenness to work in a small team.

 

How to Apply

An application form and the Job description can be found in the resources box (located on the right hand side of the page)

Please download and complete the application form and send to hr.recruitment@churchofengland.org ahead of the closing date.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact hr.recruitment@churchofengland.org or telephone 0207 898 1858

 

Preservation Project Assistant

Closing Date for Applications: 3rd March 2017 (Midnight)

Interview Date: W/C 13th March 2017

Contract Type: Fixed Term - 1 Year

Salary: £22,258 per annum during probation rising to £22,854 per annum

 

This is a unique opportunity to work within a historic premises dating from the 15th century: Lambeth Palace.

Use your experience, to assist with simple preservation processes on our early manuscripts collection (MSS 1 - 590).   You'll undertake the dry cleaning of the manuscript text blocks, both parchment and paper and make bespoke boxes for each volume.

Your experience will include proven hand skills in library conservation, solid IT skills, accurate measuring and data inputting skills and the desire to contribute to the delivery of work within tight time frames.  Your underlying skills include your ability to communicate effectively and work successfully within a small team.

 

How to Apply

An application form and the Job description can be found in the resources box (located on the right hand side of the page)

Please download and complete the application form and send to hr.recruitment@churchofengland.org ahead of the closing date.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact hr.recruitment@churchofengland.org or telephone 0207 898 1858