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Vacancy - Yeoman Warder Yeo1

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Location: HM Tower of London
Salary: C. £30,000
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: General
Placed by: Historic Royal Palaces
About the role

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle. HRP's cause is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

We currently have two vacancies for Yeoman Warders, one taking up post starting August 2019, the other October 2019. As part of the Yeoman Body, your main responsibilities will include ensuring that all our visitors receive a Royal Welcome when visiting HM Tower of London, conducting large parties of visitors around the Tower, relating its history and stories, contributing to the safety and security of the Tower and taking part in ceremonial duties and parades.

Yeoman Warders are employed by Historic Royal Palaces and are appointed under the authority of the Constable of HM Tower of London. They are also Extraordinary Members of the Bodyguard of the Yeoman of the Guard, the Sovereign’s ceremonial bodyguards.

About you

Due to the Yeoman Warder’s unique status, there is strict eligibility for joining, therefore to apply you must:

Be a former Warrant Officer, class 1 or 2, (or the equivalent rank in other services) and in exceptional circumstances, a Staff Sergeant, from the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force or Royal Marines.
Hold the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
Have served within the regular armed services for at least 22 years

We are looking for excellent communicators who thrive in a busy customer-service environment, who enjoys meeting new people every day.

For further information on our recruitment processes and about the role, please visit www.hrp.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us.
We anticipate that the first stage interview/open day for this role will take place on Wednesday 12th June 2019, with successful candidates being invited for a second interview on Wednesday 26th June 2019.
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