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Position at the National Trust

From: Emelie Davies <emelie.davies>
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2006
Conservator Grade 5 UKP25,043 - UKP28,833 pa
National Trust
East of England Regional Office
Westley Bottom, Suffolk

Full-time, Fixed-term contract 1 February 2007 - 27 August 2007 (7

Secondment Opportunity

The National Trust believes passionately in conserving the historic
interest and natural beauty of our environment, whilst encouraging
people to enjoy and learn about it. We are looking for a Conservator
to guide contents conservation in historic properties in the East of
England Region (Norfolk and Suffolk). This position offers an
exciting opportunity to participate in the work of the Conservators
Section while the current post-holder takes sabbatical leave.

You will join a team of Conservators in the Trust's South Territory
and will provide advice and professional expertise in the preventive
and remedial conservation of collections and historic interiors for
properties, including Blickling Hall, Anglesey Abbey and Ickworth.
The work includes training property staff in housekeeping and
overseeing technical standards in preventive conservation and care
of collections; identifying survey needs; maintaining conservation
records; advising on remedial conservation priorities and the
allocation of resources; and enabling sustainable access to historic
buildings and collections.

You must have a good first degree and/or a recognised conservation
qualification. You will have sufficient practical experience and
post qualification employment as a Conservator to be able to
demonstrate that you are at least proficient in conservation. PACR
is highly desirable. Communication, team working, organisational,
planning and IT skills are important as well as the ability to
promote the interests of conservation and to train, motivate and
develop staff at all levels. A valid driving licence is also

Please find full details for this position and apply online at
<URL:> Alternatively to request an
application form, you can email:
recruitmentenquiries [at] nationaltrust__org__uk or send an A4 SAE (61p) to

    The National Trust
    HRSC Reference ST0678
    Heelis, Kemble Drive
    Swindon SN2 2NA

Closing date: 13 November 2006
Interview date: 20 November 2006 at Westley Bottom near Bury St

Committed to equal opportunities Registered Charity No. 205846

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