Gardens and Groundskeeper
Salary: £22,425 per annum, 37.5 hours, permanent | Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd April 2024, 11:59pm

Job Description: As Gardens and Groundskeeper, you will work as part of Norton Priory’s outdoor team, helping to care for the site’s gardens and grounds which extend to 42 acres. You work will vary with the seasons, with grass-cutting being a priority in the summer months. In the winter months, work will include repairing paths and clearing leaves. Specialist equipment is provided in conjunction with this role, much of which is battery powered, to promote environmental sustainability and to reduce noise and vibration levels during usage. Training will be provided in using equipment and PPE items are provided to ensure safe working practices at all times. This role is based at Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, but you may be required to support the team with work off site, such as setting up displays or exhibitions at regional shows. Part of Norton Priory’s grounds are designated as a Scheduled Monument, in recognition of the national importance of this archaeological site. During term time, most of your work will be on weekdays, although you may be required to work on weekends in line with business need. In school holidays, the work is more likely to be spread across the week. Working hours will include evenings and Bank Holidays. (The Trust has the right to close the vacancy early if it is deemed that there have been enough applications received)

Wedding and Visitor Assistant
Salary: £11.50 per hour (£4,485 per annum) | Closing Date: Sunday 24th March 2024, 11:59pm

Job Description: As Norton Priory’s Wedding and Visitor Assistant you will be part of the team supporting the wedding and events offer through close working with the Weddings and Membership Co-Ordinator and Operations Manager. You will be welcoming guests to the site, providing first point of contact and ensuring the smooth running of events. This will include the setting up and taking down of furniture. You will work to a pre-agreed running order to deliver a first-class experience for visitors. Peak wedding season is between the middle of April and the end of September. In addition to weddings and events you will also be called on to support front of house duties throughout the year. This will increase during the winter months. Work will be on a rota basis and is influenced by a wide-ranging events programme, which includes activity both inside and outside of normal site opening hours. Working hours will require regular weekend, late evening and Bank Holiday working. At peak times your hours may exceed the contracted 7.5 hours. In these instances, any additional hours will be paid at the usual hourly rate for this post. The additional hours will not be classed as overtime.