Sunday, December 11, 2011

Job Vacancy at the Florence Nightingale Museum (2/10/2012)

Collections Assistant
£20,000 pro rata, 3 days per week
Closing date: 10th February 2012
Interview date:  20th February 2012 at the Florence Nightingale Museum

The Florence Nightingale Museum celebrates the life and work of the best known figure in nursing history. Located within St Thomas' Hospital, the museum was opened in 1989 and now forms a key part of London's medical heritage. The collection consists of personal material associated with Florence Nightingale, items relating to the Crimean War and nursing artefacts. The museum archives include approximately 800 letters from Florence Nightingale and an important rare book collection of 284 titles. The museum is located in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital, at the heart of the cultural re-generation taking place on the South Bank, and has 40,000 visitors a year.

The Collections Assistant must be a highly organised individual with past experience in working with collections, good documentation skills and an eye for detail. This post will involve basic curatorial duties as well as working with a wide range of people, including academic researchers and family historians

For application forms and further details please email Please telephone or email to request a hard copy application. The closing date for applications is 9am on 10th February 2012.

To apply:
Complete an application form and email or post to:
Natasha McEnroe (Director)

Postal address:
Florence Nightingale Museum
Gassiot House
2 Lambeth Palace Road

Natasha McEnroe, Director
The Florence Nightingale Museum
Gassiot House
2 Lambeth Palace Road
T:0207 620 0374