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We are seeking a Facilities Assistant/Cleaner to work closely with the Estates, Facilities & IT Manager to ensure that the building, its facilities, external areas and the gallery environment are maintained to the highest possible standards to provide a first class visitor experience.

The role requires experience of cleaning and basic building maintenance. You should be reliable, a good time keeper and be practical, resourceful and proactive.

The Assistant/Cleaner will have responsibility for general cleaning and building maintenance.

Turner Contemporary is seeking a part-time (32 hours per week) Facilities Assistant/Cleaner to join our team.

Facilities Assistant/Cleaners are a vital part of the team working to ensure the continuing success of Turner Contemporary as a pioneering visual arts organisation, and consistently delivering the highest quality of visitor experience to all.

Facilities Assistant/Cleaners work pro-actively to ensure an exceptional welcome and high standard of service to every visitor and staff member at Turner Contemporary.

As a Facilities Assistant/Cleaner, you will carry out daily cleaning duties throughout the gallery to an impeccable standard. You will assist with maintenance schedules, carrying out checks and any necessary procedures, organising and carrying out window, skylight, roof and façade cleaning. You will also operate relevant cleaning equipment including, but not limited to, vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, jet washers and window cleaning systems.

You will play an important part in shaping the visitor experience we provide whilst keeping the safety of the artworks and our visitors a top priority.

To apply, please complete the application form below.

Deadline for applications: 5pm Sunday 16 June

Interviews to be held in Margate: Thursday 27 June

Applying for a position at Turner Contemporary

If you wish to apply for a vacancy, please download our application form. Please note that we do not accept applications by CV.

Before completing your application form, please ensure that you read the job description for the vacancy. If you have any difficulty completing your form, please call us on 01843 233000 or email

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Scott Miller, Estates, Facilities and It Manager on 01843 233012 or email

The application form plays an important part in the selection process, both as a tool for helping us to shortlist candidates for interview and as a basis for the interview itself. Any decision to shortlist you for interview will be based solely upon the information you supply on your application form.

Once you have completed your application form this should be returned to Julia Gavriel, Administrative Co-ordinator, Turner Contemporary, Rendezvous, Margate, CT9 1HG or you can do this by emailing your application to

Please note that applications need to be received by 5pm on the closing date unless otherwise stated.

Turner Contemporary takes promoting the equality of opportunity seriously and is committed to building a diverse workforce. All our vacancies are advertised to ensure that everyone has access to opportunities within Turner Contemporary. Going through the process of applying for one of our vacancies is the best way to show how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the specific role advertised. We can therefore only accept applications through this process and cannot accept CVs.

Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Tue 28 May 2019
Filed under: Vacancies