Visitor Services Assistant - Collections Care

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £21,260 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Castle Fraser

This is an exciting opportunity within the heritage industry and the ideal candidate must be passionate about our vision for the Future, the preservation of our collections for future generations and engaging our visitors with the heritage of Castle Fraser

Situated in wonderful parklands, Castle Fraser is one of the largest tower houses in Scotland and was home to the Fraser family for over 400 years. These days, Castle Fraser has established itself as a well-loved family visitor attraction in the North East region.

Spread over seven floors, Castle Fraser is full of quirky features such as the Lairds Lug, hidden spy holes, along with an impressive collection of textiles, artwork and furniture.

Castle Fraser also boasts a beautiful walled garden, secret play area and woodland walks.

As a Collections Care Assistant, you will be responsible for the planning and day-to-day care of collections at Castle Fraser
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that best preventive conservation and collections care practices are followed through the implementation of an effective collections care regime in line with Trust policies and procedures.
The role will include engaging with visitors about the collection care work of the National Trust for Scotland when undertaking cleaning activities in the house but also work with events team to develop collection based educational events for children and adults.
The post holder will also work closely with the function and event team ensuring all functions and events are operated in such a manner as to minimise risk to the collection without compromising the event itself.
The post holder will be part of a wider team of employees and volunteers, helping to support the property where necessary.

Application Deadline: Friday 13/05/2022