Jobs

Jobs

See below for current job opportunities at The National Space Centre.

Housekeeping Team Member (Part-Time)

Experienced cleaners are required to join our busy Housekeeping Team to help maintain the high standards of cleanliness and hygiene that we require.

The award-winning National Space Centre is a unique visitor attraction and education facility. We are looking to recruit talented individuals to join our team in providing the best customer service in the industry.

Applicants should have excellent customer service and communication skills, to work face-to-face with members of the public. You should have a flexible, adaptable and willing attitude towards work. The ability to work within a team is essential, as is a smart appearance and friendly personality.

Part- Time – Saturday and/or Sunday (8am to 5pm – some flexibility of the working hours will be required from you) plus additional weekdays according to rota and evenings as required.

Please note that this role is permanent (subject to successful completion of probationary period) and not suitable for temporary or holiday only working.

Working with Children – A Disclosure is required for this role. Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

Rate of pay is £9.27 per hour.

Please refer to the Job Description.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via BambooHR

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 Noon Friday 13th August 2021.

Please note – We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on 25th and 26th August 2021 at the National Space Centre.

Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website

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Event Chef

We are looking for an experienced Event Chef to join the busy catering team at the National Space Centre, to help deliver ‘out of this world’ events to our customers.

About the National Space Centre

The National Space Centre is the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration, welcoming around a quarter of a million visitors each year since its opening in June 2001. Venue Hire is a vital part of the business, exploiting the highly themed surroundings of the award-winning building and exhibition to provide a unique experience. It has become firmly established as one of East Midlands’ unique, premier event’s venue, hosting 250 events and welcoming 16,000 corporate visitors per year. It offers a unique venue for a wide range of corporate events, from conferences to product launches, team building missions, and evening dinners.

For additional information visit venuehire.spacecentre.co.uk

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Event Chef to join the busy catering team at the National Space Centre, to help deliver ‘out of this world’ events to our customers. This is a varied and interesting role, preparing and serving food for a variety of different events including weddings, Christmas parties, corporate dinners and canape events.

You will have the experience and ability to prepare, cook and serve a variety of dishes. Experience of working in a corporate environment is desirable, as is experience of producing food for plated events, hot fork menus and A la carte experience. Good communication and team working skills are essential.

Working hours: 35 hours per week, with regular weekends off and no split shifts. Uniform provided.

Salary: £24,000 – £28,000 per annum, depending upon skills and experience.

Please refer to the Job Description.

Working with Children – A Disclosure is required for this role. Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via BambooHR

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 Noon 30th July 2021.

Please note – We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held 13th August 2021.

Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website

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Assistant Coffee Shop Manager

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Coffee Shop Manager, to manage the day-to-day operations of Boosters café at the National Space Centre, with a commitment to leading the team to provide excellent customer care and achieving high quality standards at all times.

The successful person should have excellent standards of customer care and a commitment to leading a team to achieve this standard. Experience of operating a coffee shop or café is essential, as are effective communication, teamwork and strong leadership skills.

Job Description is detailed below.

Salary – circa £17,000 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience.

Working with Children – This role requires a DBS Disclosure.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter (maximum of 2 sides) via BambooHR

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 Noon Thursday 29th July 2021.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held at the National Space Centre on Thursday 12th August 2021.

Please note – We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website

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Placements

The National Space Centre is able to offer a limited number of work experience placements to students.

We are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements.

We will consider applications for the following placements:
Travel & Tourism – Diploma, BTEC, HND, degree etc
Student Teachers – learning outside of the classroom module as a part of degree or PGCE.

Please note that we are currently unable to consider requests for work experience placements until Autumn 2021. 

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