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Records Management Specialist - Cataloguer

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Records Management Specialist - Cataloguer

  • Location:

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job ref:

    ML - 26444

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27,807

  • Contact:

    Daniel Rose

  • Contact email:

    daniel.rose@suehill.com

  • Posted:

    03/02/23

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Records Management Specialist (Cataloguer)

Permanent – Full Time

Milton Keynes

£27,807+ £1,500 Discretionary Bonus

Monday to Friday

37.50 hours a week

 

About the company

 

Sue Hill Recruitment are delighted to be working on behalf of Restore PLC, who are a support services company that provide archives and records management services to workplaces in the Public and Privates sectors. They are presently working closely with a Government department across the UK. They are seeking to recruit a Records Management Specialist (Cataloguer) to join their small team in Milton Keynes.

 

What you’ll be doing

The project is in support of compliance with the Public Records Act in relation to the release of records to The National Archives (TNA). Specific volume and accuracy targets must be met.

 

The position will give successful candidates experience of working for a prestigious and high-profile organisation.

 

Main responsibilities

 

•       Listing documents in preparation for selection decisions.

•       Cataloguing documents to National Archives standards.

•       Sorting and preparing collections of loose documents.

•       Participating in annual verification of the Inventory.

•       Participating in development training.

 

Why you’ll be hired

To be considered for this role you will require:

·        Ideally you will be a qualified Archivist, Records Manager or Information Specialist. The definition of ‘qualified’ includes an MA or Postgraduate Diploma in Archives or Records Management accredited by the Archives and Records Association (ARA) or equivalent qualification.

·        Consideration will also be given to those who are presently studying an Archives or Records Management qualification due to qualify in 2023.

·        Experience of cataloguing to prescribed standards – ISAD (G)

·        Confident using Microsoft Excel.

·        A methodical approach, close attention to detail and high standards of spelling, grammar and punctuation.

·        High standards of personal organisation to manage a varied workload with the ability to respond to changing priorities

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills

 

Desirable

•A knowledge of world history or politics of the modern period

•Competence in one or more foreign languages.

 

Successful candidates will be required to undergo security vetting to DV level before taking up the position, a process which takes approximately 6 months. To be eligible for DV clearance applicants must be a British citizen and have lived in the UK for at least five out of the past ten years, at least one year of which must be 12 consecutive months.

 

It is desirable for successful candidates to have their own transport as the site is not served by public transport. Free parking is available on site.