Working for the Weald & Downland Living Museum

We are an award winning, internationally recognised Living Museum with 50 historic buildings and gardens over a 40-acre site situated within the South Downs National Park.

Extraordinary buildings, fascinating artefacts, glorious surroundings and friendly, dedicated people – the Weald & Downland Living Museum is a unique and incredibly rewarding place to work.

If you have any questions or are interested in working at the Museum, please e-mail Shelley Harding, HR & Internal Communications Officer

Currently recruiting:

Kitchen Porter/Assistant
Full time – Monday – Friday 09:30 – 17:30 with occasional weekend work | Hourly pay up to £8.91 depending on age.

We have a great opportunity for a committed, full time Kitchen Porter/Assistant to be an integral part of our kitchen team. The working hours will generally be Monday – Friday 09:30 – 17:30, although some weekend work will be required to cover holidays which would be on a 5 days in 7 rota system.

The role will cover:
• Operating and maintaining a commercial dishwasher
• Keeping a steady supply of clean equipment for use in the Café
• Maintaining a neat and tidy dish wash area and goods inwards area
• Removing recycling and rubbish
• Assist the kitchen brigade with any other reasonable tasks as requested by line manager

The successful candidate will have multi-taking skills with a pro-active approach and a ‘can-do’ attitude. Good levels of hygiene, eye for detail and tidiness and ability to manage with fast volume whilst remaining calm under pressure at peak service times.

To apply, please send a short covering letter and CV to, clearly stating that you are applying for the position of Kitchen Porter/Assistant.

Job description – Kitchen Porter/Assistant

Office and Accounts Administrator – Sussex Heritage Trust

Sussex Heritage Trust is looking for an experienced administrator to join their busy, small team. The core responsibility of this role is to support the Trust with day-to-day financial administration and office support. This would include working with their Treasurer, CEO and Trustees.

In additional to a head for figures, the administrator will also be responsible for assisting the CEO in running the office. This will include general office administration and assisting the CEO with all the activities of the trust including events management.

For a full job description please visit Sussex Heritage Trust news and events – Sussex Heritage Trust

Please download the full job advertisement here: Job Advertisement

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