Heritage Trainee (Metal Roofing) Opportunity - Manchester
13 April 2017
NHTG Building Traditional Skills Resilience Community in England Bursary Scheme
Summary: Heritage Trainee (Hard and Soft Metal Roofing)
|Organisation: Heritage Trainee (Hard and Soft Metal Roofing)|
|Salary: £1050 per month|
|Location: Various historic buildings around Manchester and the North West|
|Hours: Monday-Friday, hours TBC|
This is an exciting opportunity for an 6.5 month (28 weeks) Heritage Trainee (Metal Roofing) placement with Manchester Company J. Hempstock and Co., Ltd., working on historic and new buildings across Manchester and the north west.
The trainee will work alongside a team of skilled specialist craftspeople with a particular focus on developing skills in conservation and restoration of metal roofing, and of the use of hard and soft metals in roofing, drainage, and other features on both traditional and new buildings. They will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of specialist skills during the placement.
J. Hempstock and Co., Ltd., is a long established family business, currently working on the roof of Carlisle Cathedral. Other recent projects include Heaton Hall, Queen’s Park Hall, and Manchester’s Victorian bath house.
The successful candidate will require his/her own transport, and may be expected to work away from home during the week on occasion.
The placement is run by the National Heritage Training Group bursary scheme, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The scheme is all about finding passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated people to be trained to work on England’s traditional buildings. There will be 30 educational bursaries offered, working on live heritage sites across England. The bursaries are being organised across the country by regional heritage coordinators.
For more information please contact Elanor Johnson, Regional Coordinator
Email: [email protected] Tel: 07774041096
Application Closing Date: 5pm on Thursday 11th May
Interviews to be held on Thursday 18th May at J. Hempsotck and Co., Ltd. offices, Openshaw, Manchester
Placement will start on 30th May and run until 8th December 2017. We are able to delay the start of the placement if necessary, but cannot extend the end date.
How to Apply
Please return the completed form to: [email protected] Please call 07774041096 if you wish to submit via post
Applications must reach the above address by: Noon on Thursday 11th May
Application closing date: 11th May
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