Mansion Assistant (E1224)

Mansion Assistant

As a Mansion Assistant, you’ll be working as part of a great housekeeping team in an incredible place, helping with the day-to-day cleaning and care of the collections to museum accreditation standards. No detail will go unnoticed, and you’ll keep a keen eye on everything from the environmental conditions in a room, to signs of wear and tear. You’ll keep accurate records too. 

Attend, monitor and assist activities in the Mansion whilst maintaining these standards. Open up and secure facilities as required, acting as a keyholder, and where necessary undertake responsibility for the security of the Mansion acting as Duty Supervisor in the absence of the Mansion & Collections Manager and Operations Supervisor. 

In this visitor facing role, you will talk to visitors about the work you’re doing, and the collections, to provide excellent standards of visitor care, assist with access and ensure an enjoyable and quality experience for Mansion visitors and users, whilst maintaining a very high standard of collection conservation, presentation, upkeep, cleanliness, safety and security

This role is Key Representative and forms part of the 24hour / 7 day a week security requirement for the Mansion, along side other Key Representative and Standby staff.  You will be responsible for locking and unlocking the mansion building, responding to emergencies and alarm activations between the hours of 5pm and 8am on a roster basis, for between 96 and maximum of 122 shifts annually. Accommodation of a 3 bedroom flat within the Mansion is provided. 

Organisation
Cheshire East Council
Location
Knutsford
Job Category
Place
Grade
CEC NJC - Grade 4
Salary Min
19,312 pro rata per anum
Salary Max
19,698 pro rata per annum
Hours per week
32
Weeks per year
52.143
Employment Type
Permanent
Closing Date
31/10/2021
Ref No
E1224

Cheshire East is an amazing place to live and work. As one of the largest employers in the borough, we are able to offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

At Cheshire East Council we are working for a brighter future – together and our commitment to you is that our workplace culture will provide a shared purpose, a well-led organisation with valued people succeeding together as one team and one council to deliver the best service for our customers and communities. 

If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future - together.

Brighter Future

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Mansion Team at Tatton Park. You will undertake preventative conservation of this internationally and nationally important collection whilst providing excellent standards of visitor care and presentation to ensure an enjoyable and quality experience for Mansion visitors and users. No detail will go unnoticed, and you’ll keep a keen eye on everything from the environmental conditions in a room, to signs of wear and tear.

This role is Key Representative and forms part of the 24hour / 7 day a week security requirement for the Mansion, along side other Key Representative and Standby staff.  Accommodation of a 3 bedroom flat within the Mansion is provided.

The 18th C Neo-classical Mansion is at the heart of the beautiful Tatton Park estate, you will be part of the team caring for this busy multifaceted award Visitor Attraction

We'd love to hear from you if you have;

  • A keen interest in history, historic properties and conservation of their collections
  • A good understanding of preventive conservation
  • Knowledge of the approach required when working with fragile historic collections as well as Health & Safety and emergency procedures
  • Good manual dexterity and eye-to-hand skills and ability to work from ladders and tower scaffold
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, and are a great team player

 For further information please contact Carolyn Latham via email: Carolyn.Latham@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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