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External Hire Caretaker

External Hire Caretaker
Organisation Recruiting: 
Ripon Museum Trust
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 30 September, 2021
£12 per hour
Job Description: 

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic casual External Hire Caretaker to support our out of hours lettings which can be during evenings and weekends. This could be in any 1 of our 3 museums. 
You will be dependable and conscientious, so that you can conduct your duties well without direct supervision. You will represent the Trust whilst completing your duties as a caretaker. 

Why should I work with Ripon Museum Trust? 
As an external hire caretaker, you will be playing a vital role in helping Ripon Museums operate an external room booking hire to help raise vital income for the Trust, which will help to preserve this important part of our heritage. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop a new service for the museums, connect with the local community and gain an understanding of the behind-the-scenes operations of a museum. 

What Will I be doing
•    Unlock and lock the premises as required to allow access for external customers, including disabling and setting the alarm 
•    To be a responsible key holder for the museum 
•    Liaising with the Operations Officer on forthcoming bookings and requirements 
•    To greet the hirer and brief them on health and safety 
•    To stay with the bookings throughout their time with the museum – being on hand to answer any housekeeping questions. 
•    To ensure that the property is left in a secure state at all times 

What qualities, skills and experience do I need? 
•    Being reliable and practical 
•    Communicating effectively 
•    Following health and safety regulations 
•    Previous Out of Hours Caretaking is desirable. 

How much time will I be expected to give? 
•    • Approximately 6 hours per booking. These hours will generally be on an evening and/or weekend between 8pm and 2am. The bookings can be from ghost hunter groups who will remain in the building throughout their timeslot. 

What can I expect from Ripon Museums? 
•    Induction and training will be given with ongoing support. 


Phone Number: 
01765 690799