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Erewash Museum have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. They are looking for a Culture & Heritage Team Leader for the Museum. If you are interested in this role, please apply online, and find out about other job vacancies here:

Deadline: 31 March 2024

Job Purpose

Provide a friendly, customer focused service to the public through the delivery of heritage and cultural events, activities, and experiences. Assist in the deliveryand development of the council’s Wellbeing and Culture Service.

 Main Responsibilities

Operational delivery and supervision of exhibitions, events, and activities.
Support the operational delivery of the councils’ cultural educational programme at Dalby House.
To deliver tours, advice, and information to visitors.
Assist the heritage collection documentation where appropriate under the supervision of line manager.  
Engage with volunteers to assist in the understanding of their duties and responsibilities.
Maintain the cleanliness and safety of exhibitions, activities and events so that it is a safe environment for visitors.
Process sales for events and activities held at the Museum.
Shared key holder responsibility including opening and closing Dalby House to the public on rotation and alarm procedures to ensure the security of the building.
Supervise the public when using museum items to avoid damage to the exhibits.
Decision making

 Financial Responsibilities

Handle petty cash.

 Key Contacts / Relationships

Friends of Erewash Museum, Service Users, local artists and heritage groups.

Health and Safety

You will take reasonable care for your health and safety and have regard to other persons who may be affected by the performance of your duties in accordance with the provisions of Health and Safety legislation, Erewash Borough Council’s Corporate Health and Safety Policy Statement, associated protocols and health and safety management systems.

You will exercise proper care in handling, operating and safeguarding any equipment, vehicle or appliance provided, used or issued by the Council or provided or issued by a third party for individual or collective use in the performance of your duties.

Equality and Diversity

You will uphold Erewash Borough Council’s Equality and Diversity policies and practices in accordance with the Council’s policy and Equality Scheme.  Erewash Borough Council will make any adjustments considered reasonable to the above duties under the terms of the Equality Act 2010 to accommodate a disabled employee.


You will keep under review your own training and developmental needs and keep yourself informed of current issues and be alert to Erewash Borough Council’s and other relevant bodies training programmes and policies. You will be required to attend, from time to time, training courses, conferences, seminars or other meetings as required by your own training needs and the needs of the service.

Performance Management

You will ensure compliance with the Council’s employee performance standards and take the appropriate action to address issues that may arise. You will comply with the Council’s Data Quality Policy to ensure that all Council information you are responsible for is accurate, complete, up to date and fit for purpose.


You will comply with and/or ensure compliance with the Council’s Data Protection Policies and the Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation. You will ensure that confidentiality is respected and maintained at all times. Where appropriate you will work with computers, new technology and associated systems as required and support staff in its use.  You will comply with the regulations as set out in the Council’s ICT Information Security Policy.

Customer Care

You will promote and deliver fair and high quality customer care services that are sensitive and responsive to customers and in accordance with Erewash Borough Council’s Customer Care and Equality Policies.


Erewash Borough Council is committed to protecting the environment and reducing its carbon emissions.  It is therefore the responsibility of all employees to minimise their impact on the environment whilst working for the Council.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

All employees and Councillors have a duty of care for the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.  Any concerns about the behaviour of a member of staff or service users must be reported immediately, in confidence, to a Safeguarding Lead.  Posts working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults will be designated to require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before appointment and a recheck every 3 years.

Other Duties

This job description sets out the duties and responsibilities of the post at the time when it was drawn up. Such duties and responsibilities may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post. Any changes which are of a permanent nature will, following consultation with you, be included in the job description in specific terms and will be formally issued to you.

Produced by: Wellbeing and Culture Service Manager

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