• Job Reference: DA-LM-L
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2018
  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Administration, Research and Policy, Quality Assurance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lauren McPherson
  • Email: lauren@xlrecruit.com
  • Telephone: 0207 404 1010

Job Description

An independent public scrutiny body is looking for a Digitisation Assistant to help undertake the digitisation of historic material relating to a specific investigation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To undertake digitisation of archive material to correct standards, ensuring the safety of the records
  • To quality assure all scanned records through a range of systems, including databases and spreadsheets utilised by the body
  • To ensure the integrity of the historic archive material pertaining to the case is maintained
  • To ensure at all times that information contained within records and collections is managed lawfully under Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts, including safeguarding all information to prohibit unlawful release
  • To assist with general clerical duties, including maintaining audit trails
  • Work with appropriate internal colleagues within the investigations directorate in order to maintain effective working relationships
  • Any other relevant duties appropriate as may be required


Essential skills, qualification and experience:

  • Experience of handling and working with archive material and document production
  • Experience of digitisation of archival material
  • Experience of quality assurance
  • Understanding of archive cataloguing standards and principles, including ISAD(G)
  • Ability to retrieve information from sources accurately
  • Experience of working with information within a Data Protection and Freedom of Information environment
  • Experience of working with discretion, confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, standards and procedures in relation to collections management
  • Experience of researching the HOLMES 2 database would be beneficial


Salary and benefits:

  • c£11 per hour + holiday pay
  • Temporary contract until 31/03/2019
  • Opportunity to work for a prominent public body


For more information and to apply for this vacancy please email your CV to the contact details below.

A consultant will contact you within 5 days if you are successful with your application.

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