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Once you've read the relevant job advert which includes a job description and sometimes additional information such as a candidate pack, please download an application form and follow our application guidance notes on how to complete the application form.

Please email your completed application to hrrecruitment@wyjs.org.uk, stating the reference number of the job that you are applying for. You can also call 0113 253 0241 to request a paper application form. Please remember to state the reference number of the job when applying.  

Current vacancies

Archive Assistant

Post reference: WYJS: 026-17

Salary: £16,781 – £17,772

Scale points: WY03

Hours: Part Time – 22.12 hrs/week (Wednesday – Friday)

Based at: West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield

Fixed term until May 2018

The West Yorkshire Archive Service is currently looking to recruit a part time Archive Assistant based at the West Yorkshire History Centre working Wednesdays to Fridays, on a fixed term contract until May 2018.

The successful candidate will be working as part of a team and will help supervise a busy public searchroom, answer enquiries, retrieve archival documents from stores, work on income generating services including our Research Service, undertake copying of historic documents, sorting and listing of archive material and participate in outreach activities on behalf of the service. Some evening and weekend working will be required.

The successful candidate will have good customer care skills and the ability to work well as part of a team. A knowledge of relevant ICT systems, administrative experience and 4 GCSE passes (Grade A, B or C) or equivalent, including English and a numeracy based subject is essential. A knowledge of how archive services operate and of local history would be an advantage. You will possess a level of fitness to enable you to fulfil the physical aspects of the role.

For an informal discussion please contact David Morris on 01924 783560 or email david.morris@wyjs.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 28th July 2017. Interviews will be held on W/C 7th August 2017.

To apply for this vacancy, please download the Job Description here application form can be found in downloads at the bottom of this page.

Completed applications should be returned to: hrrecruitment@wyjs.org.uk or Human Resources, West Yorkshire Joint Services, PO Box 5, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley Leeds, LS27 0QP. Your application will be acknowledge upon receipt. 

Please quote reference number WYJS: 026-17 on your application.

West Yorkshire Joint Services is an equal opportunities employer where employees can enjoy a range of benefits in the salary package including a pension scheme, and holiday allowance.

 

Laboratory Assistant

West Yorkshire Joint Services – Material Testing Services & West Yorkshire Calibration Services

Hours: 37 hours per week - Permanent

Post Ref: WYJS: 028-17

 Salary Scale: WY02 (range £15,613 - £16,491)

We are an organisation with nine specialist service areas, and are looking to recruit a full time laboratory assistant to work in our Materials Testing and Calibration laboratories.

This work will offer variation working in both service areas, and you will assist in the preparation and testing of textiles, plastics and personal protective equipment for Materials Testing whereas the Calibration Services role is assisting is the preparation and processing of a wide range of customer weights.

Don’t worry if you don’t have laboratory experience we’ll teach you everything you’ll need to know, though experience of working in a similar environment could be an advantageous. It’s more important to us that you naturally have initiative, are a quick learner with a can do attitude that enjoys working as a team and supporting others in their work.

For more information on this vacancy, or for an informal chat please contact Matthew Broome, Manager Calibration Services on 0113 393 9871 or email: matthew.broome@wyjs.org.uk

To apply, please download a job description here or email hrrecruitment@wyjs.org.uk alternatively call 0113 253 0241. Application forms can be downloaded from the links below.

The closing date for applications is 28th July 2017 at 12 noon. Please quote reference number WYJS: 028-17 on your application. Interviews will take place 9th August 2017.

Completed applications should be returned to: hrrecruitment@wyjs.org.uk or Human Resources, West Yorkshire Joint Services, PO Box 5, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley Leeds, LS27 0QP. Your application will be acknowledge upon receipt.

West Yorkshire Joint Services is an equal opportunities employer where employees can enjoy a range of benefits in the salary package including a pension scheme, and holiday allowance.

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