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Site Supervisor - The Oxfordshire Museum OCC613279

Job details


Salary range: £24,702 - £26,873 pro-rata, per annum (actual salary £12,351 - £13,436.50 per annum) 

Work location: The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock 

Hours per week: 18.5 - we are open to discussions about flexible working  

Contract type: Permanent 

Vetting requirements: This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.  



Closing date: Sunday 3rd December 2023

Interview date: Wednesday 12th December 2023



About us


Oxfordshire County Council are seeking to appoint a Site Supervisor for the Oxfordshire Museum on a permanent basis.  This is an exciting time to join the Oxfordshire Museum Service as we develop our operationally focused team and enhance access for all to our range of services.


The Oxfordshire Museum is our flag ship site and attracts over 100,000 visitors every year. The site includes an accessible green space, permanent and temporary galleries, learning space, café, shop and library. You will play an important role in ensuring the site is safe and welcoming to our range of users.



About the role


Once fully recruited, this role will work within the Operations team who collectively care for our four sites and support colleagues in our management of our collections and access to them. This post will work with a range of colleagues, volunteers and the public. No two days are the same at the museum!


The team reports to the Museum Service Manager who has overall responsibility for the Oxfordshire Museum Service.  This role is integral to the development and management of our site and operations.



About you


The successful applicant will be practical and enjoy undertaking a range of diverse tasks. They will take responsibility and have a flexible and positive approach to site related matters. Ideally the post holder will have previous experience of heritage / museum sites or public attractions, or an interest in learning about them in a supported way. 


They will be happy to work independently and as part of the operations team and wider museum family.



Rewards and benefits



  • Culture of flexible working
  • Technology to support agile working where role permits
  • Up to 31 day’s holiday (pro-rata) p.a. plus bank holidays  
  • Option to ‘buy’ additional holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to health and wellbeing support
  • Membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, with an employer’s contribution of up to 19.9%
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Local and national discounts for shopping and travel
  • Great learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development


Would you like to know more?


Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria 


For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jemma Davey, Museum Service Manager, JEMMA.DAVEY@OXFORDSHIRE.GOV.UK, 07784238280



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Our commitment to:
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or on maternity or family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support, education and safe spaces for all.

Our commitment to:
Guaranteed Interview Schemes

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education, we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.

Our commitment to:

Oxfordshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect these commitments.

Our commitment to:
Flexible Working

We are open to discussions about flexible working, which can include flexi-time, part time working, job sharing, nine-day fortnights and annualised hours, depending on the requirements of the role and the service.

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