Bethlem Gallery

Gallery Assistant

Bethlem Gallery is seeking a part-time Gallery Assistant to assist with many aspects of running a gallery, including front of house duties and digital content production. This is an exciting role for someone with good communication, organisational and digital skills. The role is based within a hospital setting. You will work with a dynamic team of staff and artists to support our gallery operations and digital content.

The gallery is an ideal platform for experimentation, collaboration and skills exchange. Collectively we strive to develop the careers, experience and expertise of the gallery artists by creating opportunities for professional development. Our successful artist-in-residence projects also work with patients and staff on site to improve people’s experience of the hospital environment.


Bethlem Gallery


Remote/London, BR3 3BX


25 Hours


£10.85/hour (LondonLiving Wage)

Number of Positions



10.00 am Mon 11 Oct 21

Managed by a small, artist-led team, the gallery provides a professional space for high-quality artwork and fosters a supportive artist-focused environment.
Exhibitions and events are programmed throughout the year presenting a wide range of mediums and contemporary practice.

Duties include:

  • Welcoming visitors into the gallery, and maintaining the gallery space.
  • Handling enquiries.
  • Assisting our Digital Manager in drafting posts and taking photographs for social media, writing blogs and editing images for the website.
  • Providing information about artwork.
  • Working on evaluation projects.
  • Maintaining a tidy and well-presented gallery in compliance with Health and Safety legislation.
  • Assisting with maintaining the high standards of customer service required in the Gallery areas.
  • Maintaining the gallery’s record systems (both paper and computer based). Ensuring artworks are logged, priced, and updated on the gallery’s data base and client records on a regular basis.
  • Assisting the gallery staff and volunteers with our storage management and coding and pricing of artworks.
  • Assisting gallery staff and artists in workshops.

You must be aged 16-24 years old, and unemployed and claiming Universal Credit.

A keen interest in arts, health, and/or social/community work.  
Experience in using Microsoft office suite applications particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.

Confidence using social media and willingness to learn about how to edit a Wordpress website.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

A hands-on, calm attitude.

Ability to work well with a diverse range of people.

This programme is being delivered as part of the government’s Kickstart Scheme.

To be eligible to apply you must be aged 18 – 24 and claiming universal credit.

  • If interested please talk and inquire about this specific role to your job coach before the 10:00 am 23rd of Aug

Read more about the Kickstart scheme here.

Part of Kickstart

You must be aged 16-24 years old, and unemployed and claiming Universal Credit

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