currently recruiting - november 2018: The Sporting Memories Foundation, Herne Bay Museum Trust - details below:

The Sporting Memories Foundation

Kent’s Sporting Memories Project Coordinator

Salary: £25,235 per annum Full Time Equivalent [based on 37.5 hour week] (pro rata for 21 hours per week)
Contract: Fixed Term for 24 months
Hours: 21 Hours per week
Employer: The Sporting Memories Foundation (Registered Charity No. 1154474)

Project Partnership: Kent County Council (KCC), Sporting Memories Foundation and Sporting Memories Network CIC, CARM (Caring All together on Romney Marsh).

Kent’s Sporting Memories project will support the establishment of a network of Sporting Memories groups in Folkestone and Hythe District and engage with older people (50+) living with Dementia, mental health and social issues through reminiscence of sports events and activities.

By sharing memories of sporting moments, however big or small, people are instantly connected, reawakening thoughts, feelings and times that would have otherwise been undiscovered all through a passion for sport. Groups will embrace the opportunity to share and record local sporting heritage, as well as undertake physical activities including bowls, table tennis and walking that everyone can take part in no matter what their age or condition.

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 18th November  Interview date: 7th December

Location: Working from a main base in Appledore at CARM offices with travel in and around the Folkestone and Hythe District. Some home working may be possible (travel expenses will be reimbursed but access to your own transport is essential).

This is a new role which has been made possible due to Heritage Lottery Funding.

Download the job description and person specification and apply online at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FJZGZ3C

Please note applications via C.Vs are not accepted

Herne Bay Museum Trust

Job Title: Museum administrator

Salary: £23,000 per annum pro rata

 Herne Bay: a flourishing seaside town

This is a part-time 20 hours per week position including some Saturdays and Sundays.

The Seaside Museum Herne Bay is an Arts Council England accredited museum, principal heritage centre, and tourist attraction for the coastal town of Herne Bay.  The museum’s mission is to engage the community, local and visiting, with the area’s historical, natural history and cultural heritage through informative and entertaining galleries and exhibitions, events and activities.  

The museum is managed by the Herne Bay Museum Trust (charity no.  1160344) and currently run by volunteers but is seeking to recruit an administrator who will play an important part in continuing to establish the museum in the town. The Trust is looking for someone with an enthusiasm for museums but with administrative capabilities, able take on the everyday administration of the museum and coordinating the activities of our 40-50 volunteers.  The post is based at the Seaside Museum Herne Bay.

The Herne Bay Museum Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all parts of the community. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

This is a part-time temporary position for a period of 18 months.

For further information or to discuss this position in more detail please contact Ian Tittley, Chair of Trustees, on 0781 8292936 or by email to info@theseasidemuseumhernebay.org

For an application form for the position please write to Ian Tittley, Chair of Trustees, the Seaside Museum Herne Bay, 12 William Street, Herne Bay CT6 5EJ, marking the envelope ‘administrator’.

Closing date: 25 November 2018