Finds Liaison Officer (Maternity Cover) Hampshire

This job is no longer available, it expired on the Sunday 23rd February 2020

Salary: £ 19,600

Job Title Finds Liaison Officer (Maternity Cover)
Salary £19,600 per annum (FTE £24,500 p.a)
Location Chilcomb, Winchester
Hours 29.6 per week (0.8FTE)
Type of Contract Fixed term, 1 year
Proposed start date 1 April 2020

The successful candidate will take over the delivery of the Portable Antiquities Scheme service for Hampshire. The main aim of the Scheme is to advance our knowledge of the history and archaeology of England and Wales by establishing a system for the voluntary recording of finds of archaeological objects discovered by members of the public, including metal-detector users, and to increase opportunities for active public involvement in archaeology. The data is published on The scheme is coordinated nationally by the British Museum.

In your role, you will record archaeological finds and report and process treasure cases to agreed standards, and take opportunities to actively engage the public in archaeology. We are looking for someone who has experience in working with archaeological finds and who can bring good attention to detail to this role. You will need excellent communication skills to continue our successful relationships with stakeholders and community groups throughout Hampshire, and a strong commitment to our values of welcoming diversity and enabling access to heritage.

This fixed term contract is to provide cover for maternity leave and will run for 12 months. We are open to considering applications for job share.

For full details and to apply please see

Closing date for applications Sunday 23 February 2020
Interview date Thursday 5 March 2020

Advert went live on: Friday 7th February 2020
Advert archived on: Sunday 23rd February 2020

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