Current Vacancies

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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

Ship Keeper

Salary:  £8,424 per annum 
 
Part-time – 22.5 hours – Permanent (6 days a week - 5 days: 7.00-11.00am, 1 day: 8.00-10.30am)
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a part-time Ship Keeper to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate. 
 
This is an exciting opportunity to be a vital part of the daily cleaning and care of HMS Victory, contributing to the long-term conservation of the vessel.  The Ship Keeper will provide daily cleaning on the ship, directed by the Conservator and Assistant Conservator, to protect the historic interior and the display spaces on board and to help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness on board.
 
Team work is a key part of this role to ensure that the NMRN’s historic vessels are maintained and operated to a high and safe standard.
 
Key Opportunities
 
To contribute to the cleaning and maintenance of HMS Victory, a nationally and internationally important historic vessel.
 
To work as a key member of a new team within the Heritage Directorate.
 
To gain practical experience working within a historic structure, using conservation-approved materials.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
Previous experience in cleaning and a flexible approach to working schedules along with a basic knowledge of Health and Safety.
 
Experience of working in a museum or historic building would be an advantage, but is not essential.
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Diana McCormack on 07763 145 877 or Diana.McCormack@NMRN.org.uk
 
 
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their experience and qualifications match those specified.  
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 12 pm on 7 March 2017.  
Interviews will be held Wednesday 15 March 2017 in Portsmouth.

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HMS Caroline Learning and Volunteer Coordinator, Belfast.

Salary:  £22,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week
Fixed Term 1 Year Contract.
 
Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund Northern Ireland, the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a 1 Year Fixed Term Learning and Volunteer Coordinator to work on the HMS Caroline project in Belfast. 
 
We are looking for someone with a good understanding of working within a heritage or arts environment to deliver and evaluate high-quality learning and volunteering experiences across a wide range of audiences as part of the HMS Caroline project. 
 
You’ll be great at multi-tasking and have excellent organisational and problem-solving skills and ideally experience of supporting and delivering learning activities.
 
As the lead for Volunteering on the project you’ll be great with people of all ages and backgrounds with experience of managing, mentoring and training. 
 
You’ll also work closely with the Learning and Community Engagement Manager to ensure the smooth day-to-day planning, running and delivery of the Engagement and Learning Services. 
 
Key Opportunities
- To play a key role in the development and day-to-day running of a brand new Engagement and Learning service in Northern Ireland as part of the exciting Heritage Lottery funded HMS Caroline project.
 
- To work with a wide range of audiences, including hard to reach groups. To  assist with the planning, delivery and evaluation of formal and informal learning visits, workshops, holiday activities, and community engagement programmes. 
 
- To take the lead in developing volunteer policies and practices for the HMS Caroline project and promote volunteering opportunities within the community.
 
- To work across directorates and with their teams to oversee the support, training and supervision of volunteers at HMS Caroline.
 
Knowledge/Experience
- Relevant degree, professional qualification or equivalent experience.
 
- Previous experience of working in a heritage, museums or arts environment is essential. 
 
- Understanding of current trends in volunteering, education, community engagement and museum learning is essential.
 
- Experience of recruiting, managing and training volunteers.
 
- You’ll have experience of working with diverse audiences including school, families, community groups and hard to reach audiences and an understanding of their needs.
 
- Proven ability to deliver effective communication.
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Ruth Osborne, on 028 90 454484 or ruth.osborne@NMRN.org.uk
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 4 pm on 22nd February 2017.
Interviews will be held on 1st March 2017 in Belfast.
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HMS WARRIOR 1860 is looking to recruit an Assistant Learning Officer (maternity cover)

 
HMS WARRIOR 1860 is looking to recruit an Assistant Learning Officer (maternity cover) from March/April 2017. The post will assist to fulfil the Activity Programme for a £4.2m HLF funded project.
 
The role is primarily to support the Learning Officer in the day to day responsibility for development and delivery of interactive, high quality learning workshops, learning resources and special projects for pupils, students and teachers as well as informal learning and HMS Warrior’s community engagement programmes. This opportunity comes at a time of exciting change in a small expanding organisation.
 
Warrior Preservation Trust Limited currently has a turnover of £2.2m and welcomes over 300,000 visitors each year.
 
The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to engage with diverse audiences through briefings, teaching and working with children and young people/adults. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate skills in building positive relationships with both external parties and internal colleagues. You will require excellent planning and organisational skills and a good basic IT working knowledge. Able to work both independently and as key member of a small team in a busy and challenging environment, flexibility and adaptability are important. An understanding of how to support STEM subjects is also desirable.
 
This is a 10 month maternity cover funded post, 22.5hours per week. 
Salary £18,000 pa pro rata plus holidays and benefits.
 
Further information, including a job description and person specification and how to apply can be found on our website www.hmswarrior.org or by contacting:
 
Isabelle Russell – Finance and Personnel Manager
HMS Warrior 1860
HM Naval Base Portsmouth
PO1 3QX
02392 778600
 
 
Closing date for applications: Friday 17th February, 2017
Interviews will take place: Week commencing 6th March 2017
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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands