Staff vacancies:

General Assistant

Chawton House 

We are looking for hard-working, enthusiastic individuals with a good understanding of customer service and a willingness to learn new skills to join our friendly Chawton House team.

Your duties will include: Supporting every area of the organisation’s operation, from working in the popular tea room to front of house, events, marketing and administrative support for the Deputy Director and Chief Executive. All General Assistants are trained as baristas, in food hygiene, first aid, front of house and basic collections care.

Personal requirements: Have a good understanding of excellent customer service and the ability to make visitors feel welcome. Be confident working independently and as part of a team, with a willingness to work flexibly on a range of tasks across a busy historic house.

Benefits: 15 % employee discount in the gift shop and tearoom refreshments

Schedule: Casual contract with no set hours as opening hours change seasonally. Evening and weekend working will be required.

COVID-19 Considerations: All staff are required to wear a face covering whilst moving around the House, in the public areas indoors, and when serving in the shop and tea room.

For more information, please see the General Assistant Job Description. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to by 7th October 2021.

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