Working in the Museum

The Museum is run on a day to day basis by a small management team led by a Director. This is supported by a large number of volunteers who give freely of their time. See the separate page on volunteering for details of what this involves.

New Year, new job? We have the following job opportunity in our Cafe:

Cafe Assistant

Permanent part-time position, 16 hours per week

We are looking for a Cafe Assistant who can work as part of a team to provide excellent customer service to all our visitors. You will assist in all aspects of operating the Cafe, which will include serving customers, operating the till, taking payment, engaging with customers, preparing Barista hot drinks, basic food preparation, clearing and cleaning tables, dishwasher duties and, when required, assisting with our events.

This is a permanent part-time post, contracted to 16 hours per week, mainly daytime shifts, and will include weekends and bank holiday working; hours by arrangement.

The hourly rate for this position will be £6.95 per hour, or the National Living Wage £7.20, if applicable.

There may be occasions when in the absence of the Cafe Supervisor/Assistant Supervisor you will be required to cover as a relief Cafe Supervisor – you will receive the Relief Supervisor rate of £7.50 per hour for the extra responsibility this entails.

Interested? For a full job description, click here.

If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and return to Linda Frost, Human Resources Manager, email:

Deadline for applications is Friday, 13 January 2017, 5.00pm.