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Position at Historic Royal Palaces

From: Jo Wilson <jo.wilson<-at->
Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013
Textile Treatment Conservator
Hampton Court Palace

Temporary contract - 12 months
Full time

Once upon a time, it was royalty who admired the magnificent objects
within the five historic royal palaces.  Today, it is visitors who
come to discover the fascinating stories behind these unique
exhibits.  To save these priceless artefacts for future generations,
we need someone to join our team of highly skilled textile

Having attended a recognised textile conservation training programme
(or equivalent), you'll have an in-depth understanding of the
techniques involved in conservation treatments and you'll have the
ability to take on hands-on treatment projects as required in our
textile treatment teams: Tapestry, Furnishings and Costume and
General Textiles.

You will be part of a team and report to the Treatment Conservation
Supervisor.  Working with extremely fragile objects, both in the
studio and within the palaces, you must be able to work at heights.
Based at Hampton Court Palace you may be required to travel to our
other palaces on occasion.

Historic Royal Palaces endorses the Icon PACR accreditation scheme.

Closing date: 13 January 2014

Salary: UKP22,646.00

Historic Royal Palaces is a registered charity (No 1068852) and an
equal opportunities employer.  Applications are welcome from all
candidates regardless of sex, racial, ethnic or national origin,
disability, age, sexuality or responsibilities for dependants.  We
value a diverse workforce and celebrate our differences.

Find out more and apply by visiting


Jo Wilson
Business Supervisor
Conservation and Collection Care

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Received on Thursday, 19 December, 2013

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