Current Opportunities: 

Catering Assistant (Casual)

Start Date: Immediate Start
Salary: National Minimum Wage

Catering Assistants are responsible for the front of house operation of the café and supplementary catering outlet including customer service and presentation standards.

Occasionally situations may arise that require the post holder to perform other duties or tasks as may be reasonably requested by the Trust.

Working at weekends is required with this role.

How to Apply: Expressions of interest to be sent to Joanne Brazier - joanne.brazier@ncm.org.uk


£9.44 per hour 
Average 24.5 hours per week including weekends

We are looking for a Horsekeeper to assist in the general care and welfare of the Museum’s horses.

General duties to include mucking out of the stables, leading the horses in and out of the paddocks, feeding and any other duties required, including interacting with visitors on the stable yard.

Formal Horsekeeping and training qualifications would be an advantage but practical knowledge, coupled with demonstrable vocational skills gained through experience are acceptable substitutes.

The role requires you to be available to work a seven day rota system, which will include weekends, bank holidays and evenings.

The Museum has a no smoking policy.

How to Apply: Completed Application Form to be sent to John Ramsden, Payroll & HR Executive john.ramsden@ncm.org.uk



Mine Guides

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the National Coal Mining Museum. We are looking to recruit a number of enthusiastic Mine Guides to deliver engaging tours and share their stories and experiences, but most of all – ensure that the Museum continues to be one of the most fun days out in the region!

This role is perfect for enthusiastic and knowledgeable former coal miners to bring your passion for mining to the guided tours of the Museum’s underground experience, reliving and recounting your own personal experiences and answering all types of mining related questions from visitors, to really create a picture of what life down the mine was really like.

This is a customer facing role, therefore excellent interpersonal skills, and a love for the heritage of coal mining are a must along with the required technical skills of either an Electrician, Fitter and/or Locomotive Driver/Shunter.

We are open Wednesday to Sunday and willing to discuss flexibility in terms of contracted hours and shift patterns.

Do you have a story to tell? If so, please apply for the opportunity to share it with us, and join us on our mission to bring the exciting story of coal mining to life! 

Working hours: variable/flexible

Annual salary: £18,977 (FTE).

Closing date: 15th August

How to Apply: Completed Application Form to be sent to John Ramsden, Payroll & HR Executive john.ramsden@ncm.org.uk

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