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Job Title:    Conservator (One Collection)
Organisation:    Science Museum at Blythe House
Salary:    £24,500 p.a.
Type:    Full-Time Position
 Contract: 15 month Fixed Term
Location:    Hammersmith, London, England
Closing Date:    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Job Ref No:    SMG00893
Job Description:
Do you have practical experience of 3D object remedial conservation treatment? Do you have strong written communication skills and the ability to plan, resource and prioritise?

As the largest and most ambitious programme the Science Museum Group has undertaken in recent times, One Collection will transform how we care for, access and share our internationally significant collection with the world.

Over the next five years we will study, photograph and transport 320,000 objects from Blythe House in West London to a new purpose-built collection management facility at our National Collections Centre in Wiltshire. This new facility will house over 80% of the Science Museum Group Collection, and from 2023 will open regularly through a varied programme of public tours, school and research visits.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable conservator to work alongside our Project Inventory and Conservation teams to audit the collection. Working with our policies and protocols, you will be condition surveying the collection and ensuring they are safe for handling and moving.

You will be involved in all aspects of surveying the collection for condition and identifying objects that need intervention to enable them to be moved safely, including ensuring data is meticulously recorded. You will ensure you are working safely yourself and with other colleagues, keeping the collection safe throughout the survey and packing.

This role is a 15 month Fixed Term Contract.

You will be offered excellent benefits, including 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme, BUPA medical and dental care, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.
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