LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
If you’d like a career in Conservation, we can offer you some of the most interesting places to work. Our visitors tell us that they love coming to our beautiful places and spaces where they can appreciate the wonderful work we do, so come and join our conservation team and be a part of something amazing.
What it's like to work here
This impressive mansion and home farm is the only National Trust property that manages all its visitor attractions and activities in-house. Visitor numbers have increased rapidly in recent years and Wimpole is regarded as one of our most successful properties in terms of growth and innovation. As expected for such a popular location, work at Wimpole is fast-paced, but as part of the team you’ll enjoy flexible working conditions.
What you'll be doing
As a Trainee Conservation Assistant, you’ll assist a great housekeeping team in an incredible place. You will undertake day-to-day care and cleaning of the historic building and its collections, caring for their preservation and presentation to visitors.
Who we're looking for
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
A keen interest in history, historic properties and their collections
Have a strong interest in preventive conservation
A basic understanding of the approach required when working with fragile historic collections
Good manual dexterity and eye-to-hand skills and you are happy to work from ladders and tower scaffold
And it will be helpful if you can demonstrate that you:
Are a good team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
Are willing to undertake continuing professional development and personal skills development and have an enthusiasm to learn
Looking after you
Health cash plan - from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
Pension contribution match up to 10%
EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
Discounted gym membership
Looking after your career
Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
Develop your skills with an internal secondment
Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
Income protection due to illness
Unique to Us
Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
20% off in our retail and catering outlets
Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking