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Any vacancies will be listed on this page and will be advertised using social media - follow us on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to date with our news. Some roles will be also be listed on the Leicester University Museum Jobs Desk which lists many jobs and contracts..

If you are thinking of a career in Museums, information is available from the Museums Association website. You may also like to consider volunteering with us to gain valuable experience - get in touch for a chat.

We are equal opportunities employers, which means that we are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment to all persons.

Museum Assistant: Visitor Services (via the Kickstart Programme)

New - March 2021


The Museum is looking for a Museum Assistant: Visitor Services, under the Kickstart programme - a Government initiative designed to help young people aged 16-24 who are at risk of becoming long term unemployed.

The criteria have been set by the Kickstart scheme, so we can only accept applications that match the following criteria:

  • aged 16-24
  • in receipt of Universal Credit
  • be sent via a job coach - who will discuss their eligibility and how to apply for the position.

As well as an opportunity to learn through on the job training Kickstart placements also benefit from employability support to develop work skills, improve long term employability and support to help find future longer term employment.

The post is for six months only, 26 hours per week (Wednesday to Saturday), salary at NMW.  Start date - early May if possible.

Vacancy Details - Museum Assistant: Visitor Services

Application Form - Museum Assistant: Visitor Services

Equal Opportunities Form

Trustee of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

We are looking for individuals to join our Board of Trustees.   This is an especially important time for the Society as plans are progressed to relocate the Wiltshire Museum to the Assize Court building in Devizes.

NEW - 2021 - details will be available soon.

We welcome applications from anyone interested in joining us and we are committed to providing equality of opportunity.  Therefore, if you have other skills or can offer a different perspective, then please do apply.  An induction is given on joining.

There are usually six meetings a year, held on Thursday evenings, with an average time commitment of around 2-4 hours per month – depending on how involved you choose to get with activities, working groups or committees.

The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (WANHS) was formed to inspire people to explore the archaeology, history, art and environment of Wiltshire?  WANHS owns and operates the Wiltshire Museum which is Designated by the Government as being of National significance and features the best Bronze Age archaeology collection in Britain, including objects from the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site.  The Museum also has a notable archive, library and art collection.  WANHS is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee and funding comes from a variety of sources including membership subscriptions, grants from county and local authorities and sundry fundraising efforts.

If you would like to discuss the role, please do not hesitate to contact us - hello@wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Hours – an average of 2-4 per month

Salary – this is a volunteer role

Onsite parking

To apply – fill in the Application Form and send with CV to hello@wiltshiremuseum.org.uk or to Karen Jones, Wiltshire Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes. SN10 1NS.

Other information:

Trustee Job Description

WANHS_Introduction to Society and Museum

The Essential Trustee_CC3_May18

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Charity Commission_Trustee_welcome_pack_May2018

WANHS Privacy Policy _May 2018v3

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