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Space Crew Team Member (Part-Time)
A talented individual is required to join our Space Crew. As the ‘face of the Space Centre’ the multi-skilled role will incorporate all aspects of customer care, including ticketing, catering, retail and exhibition guide.
Applicants should have proven experience within a customer-focused environment, working face-to-face with members of the public. Experience of working within a leisure and tourism environment is an advantage. You should have excellent communication skills and a flexible, adaptable and willing attitude towards work. A space science background is not necessary, but a commitment to be part of the team to deliver an excellent standard of service to the National Space Centre visitors is essential.
Part-Time – Sunday, with additional evenings as required. We expect any new part-time Space Crew Team Members to be available to work additional shifts during our peak periods (which are usually bank holidays and during school holidays, weekends and weekdays).
Normal working times for a Sunday: 09:30 – 17:00 though some flexibility of times will be required.
Please note that this role is permanent (subject to successful completion of probationary period) and not suitable for temporary, seasonal or term-time only working.
Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role. Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.
Rate of pay is £8.24 per hour.
Please download and complete the application form available in Microsoft Word below and Email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or print out the form and send by post to: to Sarah Bird, Personnel Manager, National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS.
Alternatively you may collect an application pack in person from the National Space Centre during office hours.
Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Tuesday 23rd January 2018.
Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on Wednesday 7th February 2018 at the National Space Centre.
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.
Salary – circa £17,000 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience.
Working with Children – This role requires an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Please download and complete the application form available in Microsoft Word format and Email it to: email@example.com
Closing date for completed applications is 12 Noon Tuesday 23rd January 2018.
Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held at the National Space Centre on Thursday 1st February 2018.
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.