The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum Job Description – Museum Assistant

Background. The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum is a small military museum which tells the story of the Regiment from its founding in 1702 to its amalgamation in 1992 into The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment – partly based in Hampshire.

We wish to appoint 2 part-time Museum Assistants to support our curator. The Museum Assistants will be expected to play a part in all aspects of running the museum – from Front of House to archive research to shop sales. This role offers the opportunity to acquire practical experience across a wide spectrum of curatorial work and potentially take on significant responsibility quickly too.

The job will be based in Serle’s House in Winchester, which was built in 1730 and is Grade II listed. There are narrow passageways and steps in the back offices. If this environment might present difficulties at interview, please let us know in your application in order that we can consider alternative arrangements for meeting with you.


Curatorial Duties.

Visitor Engagement Duties.

Other Duties.


The Applicant – Skills/qualifications, experience and qualities

The successful applicant will demonstrate the following essential and desirable requirements:




Terms and Conditions

You will be employed by The Royal Hampshire Regiment Trust, initially on a 6-month probationary period. The salary will be based on £19,760 pro rata with the working hours – as follows:

Job 1:  Thursday, Friday & alternate Saturdays (20 hrs week 1; 14 hrs week 2)

Job 2:  Monday, Tuesday & alternate Saturdays (14 hrs week 1; 20 hrs week 2;).

Time off in lieu for overtime hours will be granted. You will be entitled to the equivalent of 3 weeks paid leave per annum. As the salary is below the Government threshold, this post does not include a pension scheme.



To apply please send your current Curriculum Vitae with the contact details of 2 Referees and a covering letter by Friday 31st December 2021 to: Susannah Jarvis, Curator, The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Serle’s House, Southgate Street, Winchester SO23 9EG, email: . Please specify whether you are applying for Job 1 or 2.


For further information contact:

Interviews:               In late January 2022

Appointment:          early March 2022