Derby Museum & Art Gallery & Pickford’s House are currently closed until further notice to comply with Government guidance. The Silk Mill is undergoing refurbishment to become the Museum of Making. Please visit our News page and social media channels for further updates.
Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 4pm

**Please note, reduced opening hours will be in operation during the Covid-19 crisis. The Museum & Art Gallery is closed on Mondays.

Find us at:

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
01332 641901
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Museum of Making

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Sunday Closed

The building is currently closed to the public.

Find us at:

Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF
01332 641901
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Pickford's House

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Sunday Closed

**Pickford’s House is currently closed to the public due to the Covid-19 crisis, but we hope to be able to re-open again very soon. Please follow our News page for updates: www.derbymuseums.org/news

Find us at:

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA
01332 715181
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Catering Team (Chefs, Catering Supervisor and Catering Assistants) – Museum of Making

Exciting things are about to happen!

Very soon the doors of Derby’s new Museum of Making will be opening to the public for the very first time. On the site of the world’s first factory, this project has been designed to inspire those who visit with new creativity, whilst showcasing Derby’s 300 year history of making and celebrating the areas rich history of innovation. Designed and made by the people of Derby, the Museum of Making is truly unique and will be a must-visit destination for those in the East Midlands and beyond.

To make this experience even more exceptional we are looking for happy and energetic people to join our Catering Team. We will be looking for Chefs, Catering Supervisor and Catering Assistants. As a member of the team you will have to be passionate about delivering great customer service and work well under pressure. Have great communication skills and an eye for detail as well as a positive, proactive attitude.

Bags of energy, enthusiasm and a passion for food are what you will bring to the role and we will make sure that you have the very best training and environment to deliver an amazing catering experience.


Interested in applying?

We are recruiting for a wide range of full and part time positions and with permanent contracts. We are keen to see applications from people of all backgrounds and communities.

Other benefits: 20 days (pro rata) + bank holidays, pension, mileage allowance payable on authorised business travel.

The roles available are as follows:

  • Catering Supervisor. Job reference: DM/CS/NR/2021

  • Chef 34 hour contract. Job reference: DM/CF1/NR/2021

  • Chef 17 hour contract. Job reference: DM/CF2/NR/2021

  • Catering Assistant 37.75 hour contract. Job reference: DM/CA1/NR/2021

  • Catering Assistant 36.75 hour contract. Job reference: DM/CA2/NR/2021

  • Catering Assistant 22.25 hour contract. Job reference: DM/CA3/NR/2021

  • Catering Assistant 21.25 hour contract. Job reference: DM/CA4/NR/2021

  • Catering Assistant 12.5 hour contract. Job reference: DM/CA5/NR/2021

The job description and application form for all of the roles above can be downloaded here:

Click here to download the full job description for the Catering Supervisor role.

Click here to download the full job description for the Chef roles.

Click here to download the full job description for Catering Assistant roles.

Click here to download the application form for all of these roles.

Please ensure you quote the job reference number on the application form and in the title of your email.

Find out more at one of our Digital Introduction Days…

To find out more about the positions available and how to apply why not sign up to one of our free Digital Introduction Days. Museum staff will be online to talk about the roles, answer any questions and hopefully encourage you to go for it!

Digital Introduction Dates will take place on:

•             Tuesday 12th January @2pm

•             Thursday 14th January @7pm

•             Saturday 16th January @ 11am

To find out more, book your place now

To apply, please send your application form to info@derbymuseums.org with the relevant job reference number in the title of your email. Deadline for applications is Friday 29th January 2021.

*please ensure that your application form is sent to us in Word format.


Key Dates

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th January 2021

Interview process will begin Monday 15th February 2021

Start date: March 2021

For more information about these vacancies please visit our recruitment pages here.

How to apply

Please send your application form to info@derbymuseums.org with the relevant job reference number in the title of your email. Deadline for applications is Friday 29th January 2021.

*please ensure that your application form is sent to us in Word format.
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