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Hours: Average of 13.15 hours per week
Type of Contract: 6 Month FTC (annualised contract)
Are you passionate about bringing culture alive across Hampshire?
It takes a lot to keep our exhibitions programme going and we seek a practically minded, hands-on Carpenter to help support the delivery of a dynamic programme of arts and culture at Hampshire Cultural Trust.
While centrally based in Winchester, the work of the Programming Team stretches across Hampshire from the Red House Museum in Christchurch to the Museum of the Iron Age in Andover. Each year, we welcome many tens of thousands of visitors to see an ever-changing programme of temporary displays that include irreplaceable fine art, fascinating interactive displays and fragile museum objects
As Exhibition Carpenter, you’ll work with the team to successfully install, maintain and take-down temporary exhibitions at our three flagship galleries in Gosport, Basingstoke and Winchester.
A bit about you
As a hands-on carpenter, you’ll enjoy flexing your practical problem solving skills. You’ll be confident working with both hand and power tools and will be happy to work at height if required. Previous experience of exhibition installation, perhaps in a museum, gallery or similar work environment is desirable, but not essential. As a team-player you’ll enjoying working with the wider team towards common goals and deadlines. And you’ll take pride in seeing a good job well done!
This position is offered on a fixed term basis, running for 6 months.
What it’s like to work for us
At Hampshire Cultural Trust we have a vision to create inspirational culture experiences that enrich and transform lives. We manage and support 23 attractions across Hampshire and deliver county-wide outreach programmes that bring great culture to local communities. We also deliver a diverse range of wider social impact initiatives targeted at those who are most vulnerable or disadvantaged and who would not usually have access to arts and culture.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and a culture that actively values difference. We recognise people from different backgrounds and experiences bring valuable insights to the workplace and enhance the way we perform and work. Our levels of employee engagement are high and our organisational culture positive.
The benefits of working for us

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro-rated for part time working)
  • 7.5% Employer pension contributions
  • Life assurance scheme (x3 annual salary)
  • Enhanced occupational sick pay
  • Industry leading Employee Assistance Programme
  • Interest-free Season ticket loans and travel loans from first day of employment
  • Charity Worker Discounts Scheme (savings on retail, leisure, groceries, travel etc.)
  • Access to same day GP appointments for employees and their immediate family
  • Free flu vaccination vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Cash Plan (cashback on dental, optical, medical for monthly subscription cost)
  • Opportunities to learn, develop and progress
  • Free tea and coffee in all our venues
  • Team Card - Free access in our fee paying venues and discounts across café and retail.

To apply please fill in the application form with an up-to-date CV. Carpenter Hampshire Cultural Trust Jobs in Hampshire - 2022 |

We do not require covering letters for this position however would be grateful to receive context to your application / We would encourage a covering letter for this position around your context for applying and why you would excel in the position.
Closing date for applications: 30th September 2022
We may close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. We would encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
To find out more about us visit our website

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £21,000.00 per year