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

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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.

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

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Barista / Café Assistant (Part-Time)

The National Space Centre is looking for an experienced Barista / Café Assistant to join our busy catering team working in Boosters Café.

Closing Date: 27 May 2022 at 12 Noon

Applicants should have excellent customer service and communication skills.  You should have a flexible, adaptable and willing attitude towards work.  The ability to work in a busy environment is important.

Part-Time – Sunday (Normal working hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm, although some flexibility of times may be required).  Plus, additional evening evenings and shifts during peak periods.

Please note that this role is permanent (subject to successful completion of probationary period) and not suitable for temporary, seasonal / holiday or term-only 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 £9.93 per hour.

Please refer to the Job Description.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via Bamboo HR

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Friday 27 May 2022.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on Wednesday 8th June 2022 at the National Space Centre.


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.

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