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Archives and Records Apprentice

Reference: JUL20240609
Expiry date: 2024-07-24 08:00:00.000
Location: London
Salary: £26,298 Per Annum
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme
Duration:4 Years
Attachments: JobProfile-ArchivesandRecordsApprentice.pdf

Please note: This is a 4-year Fixed Term position.

Working hours:   35 hours per week (including 7 hours study time per week)

Interview Date:    Week Commencing, 29 July 2024

The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre preserves and promotes the rich history of The Salvation Army from its origins in the 1860s to the present. Our extensive collections document the varied work of this global Christian church and charity in the UK and in over 130 countries worldwide. The International Heritage Centre comprises an archive, reference library and two museums, as well as being responsible for records management in the UK & Ireland.

Key Responsibilities:

As Archives and Records Apprentice, you will develop professional skills by working with the Heritage Centre’s archives and records management teams to ensure that The Salvation Army’s modern and historical records are well managed, accessible, and preserved for the duration of their lifecycle. You will work towards the Archives and Records Management Level 7 apprenticeship, a 42-month programme (36-month learning period and six-month assessment period) delivered by Westminster Adult Education Service.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

As the successful candidate, you will be enthusiastic to pursue a career in archives or records management and dedicated to successfully completing your apprenticeship training. You will be able to demonstrate the strong interpersonal and communication skills required to provide excellent service to both external archive users and colleagues across the organisation.

In order to complete your application please download and read the job profile and any other attachments.

In the job profile you will find the criteria required for the role please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement as this forms the basis of our shortlisting.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references and proof of right to work in the UK.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier if we feel that we have received sufficient applications.

Please note that any Salvation Army employees who are under notice of redundancy and apply for this position will be given priority consideration.

Promoting equality in the workplace and as a disability confident leader scheme employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.