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Job Title:    Visitor Services Assistant
Organisation:    The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Salary:    £16,730 p.a. (pro rata)
Type:    Part-Time Position (21 hours per week)
 Contract: 4 months
Location:    Edinburgh, Scotland
Closing Date:    Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Job Description:
Job Type: Visitor Services Assistant (21 hours per week)
Job Location: Edinburgh
Department: Heritage
Contract Type: Fixed-Term (4 months)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary Details: £16,730 per annum, pro rata
Closing Date: 12.00 midnight on Sunday 17th February 2019

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and Doctors who are involved in the surgical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the College currently has a membership approaching 26,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role
We are seeking a part-time Visitor Services Assistant to enhance our ground breaking museum. Reporting to the Visitor Services Supervisor the primary duties and responsibilities will include:

a) Opening and closing the museum
b) Supervising the museum, maintaining the safety and security of visitors, volunteers and the collection
c) Welcoming visitors, taking money and issuing tickets
d) Handling cash - Issuing tickets to visitors
- Cashing up at the end of day
- Transferring monies to Finance Department
- Selling books, posters and other stock
e) Recording the number of visitors
f) Recording book sales and keeping stock of books
g) Daily front of house housekeeping, i.e. leaflet replenishment and wiping cases.
h) Answering or taking enquiries to pass on to volunteers and staff
Required Skills:
Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

The post requires experience of using standard systems (MS Word, Excel and Outlook) as well as previous experience of cash handling. You will have good organisation, verbal and written skills and a knowledge of/interest in the history of surgery and medicine. A good level of education with at least credit level Standard Grade English or equivalent is required.
Application Instructions:
Please apply via our website where you will find all application materials and instructions.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.
Contact Name:    Ms Gillian Nicklas-McQueen
Contact Tel:    0131 527 1739
Contact Fax:    
Contact Email:
Address:     Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, .