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Parliamentary Archives
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Sunday, 24 January, 2021 - 23:45

Post 1: This post is fixed term, part-time (24.6 hours per week) until 31 March 2023, with the possibility of extension.

Post 2: This post is fixed term, part time (16.4 hours per week) for 6 months.

Salary: £14,752 per annum for 24.6 hours per week & £9,834 per annum for 16.4 hours per week (£24,587 per annum full time equivalent)

Parliamentary Archves are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals, who will work as part of the Prepare and Move (PAM) project which is charged with; the cleaning, packing and moving of the Parliamentary Archives collection to new facilities. The project team is seeking individuals with great collaboration and communication skills who are aiming to pursue a career in Collection Care.

The Role
The post holder will undertake key preservation activities to enable the Archives' collections to be safely packed to be moved out of the Victoria Tower.

The Person
The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:
• Some Collection Care skills or high-quality practical/creative hands-on experience with working on arts and/or craft-based materials.
• Ability to use initiative to work alone or part of a team on special projects or routine tasks. Being flexible and adaptable to changing needs as they arise.
• Willingness to learn and update knowledge and skills through research and training.

Application deadline is 23:55 Sunday 24th January 2021, full details and how to apply can be found on the vacancy page here: