Vacancy Details

Heritage & Outreach Assistant

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£21,151 - £24,214 pro rata
Surrey Heath Museum
Working Pattern:
Part Time
22 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
09/05/2021 at 23:55
Surrey Heath Borough Council

Grade:                    SH03

We are seeking an enthusiastic, well-presented individual to join the Surrey Heath Museum & Heritage Services team. The role will be based at the Museum and Heritage Gallery, 33 Obelisk Street, The Square, Camberley. Duties will include front of house presentation, cash handling and shop sales, some museum collection work, helping with events and exhibitions and responsibility for volunteers.  The successful applicant will help source shop stock items and be responsible for the daily upkeep of the museum displays and interactives.   Candidates will ideally have demonstrable experience within the museum and retail (i.e. cash handling) sectors, good organisational skills and the ability to work as a member of a small team. You will be able to demonstrate good written and spoken English skills as well as good numeracy.

 The proposed working pattern for this role is either as follows: 

                            Weds to Fri  – 09:30 – 17:30 (finish at 17:00 on Friday)

                            Thurs to Sat – 09:30 – 17:30 (finish at 17:00 on Saturday)

Benefits include 23 days annual leave (pro-rata), Local Government Pension Scheme and free parking.

For an informal discussion, please contact Gillian Riding, Senior Heritage Officer on 01276 707284 (Wed to Fri). 

To apply, please visit

Closing date:  9th May 2021

Interview Date: 14th May 2021   

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.


Equal Opportunities

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How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.


Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.


For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist.  If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.


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