Current Vacancies

Visitor Environment Assistant

Jodrell Bank Centre for Engagement (JBCE) is recruiting a Visitor Environment Assistant to maintain a clean and welcoming environment for visitors and staff in our UNESCO World Heritage Site and Tourist Attraction in Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Closing Date: 2nd June

In this crucial role, you will complete tasks such as:

  • Cleaning of Facilities: Complete a range of daily cleaning tasks in the visitor attraction ensuring high standards of cleanliness throughout the site.
  • Minor building maintenance: Maintain a high standard of health and safety standards by repairing and maintaining the buildings at Jodrell Bank.
  • Grounds maintenance: Support the UOM team will maintenance of the grounds with tasks such as leaf blowing, jet washing and branch removal.
  • Reporting and identifying damage to the property: Have a keen eye for detail and H&S protocol by reporting any damage to the premises, equipment, or furnishings.
  • Event construction: Help set up rooms and furnishing for meetings and events at the site.
  • Porterage of goods and deliveries: Move equipment, deliveries and stock around the campus on behalf of the team.

To read the full job description and apply please head to the University of Manchester’s job portal


Cafe Staff (Casual)

  • Do you care about providing a top level of service in a venue like no other? Do you want a job with flexibility, a competitive rate of pay and a team who are out of this world?
  • Jodrell Bank Centre for Engagement are looking for some incredible new crewmembers to add to our café team; serving food and drinks, maintaining high standards of hygiene and being a welcoming, helpful presence for our visitors.
  • Previous experience is preferred but not essential, for more information and to apply please email an up to date CV to amanda.lowndes@manchester.ac.uk before 8th May

Volunteering at Jodrell Bank

From gardening to crafting and everything in between, our volunteers play a vital role in helping us achieve our mission. Making new friends, learning new skills and knowing you’re contributing to a great cause are all fantastic benefits of joining our team.

Engaging with visitors

We’re currently seeking friendly and outgoing volunteers to assist our Engagement Team. Volunteers not only help us make a great first impression on our guests, but also have the chance to learn more about all we have to offer – such as our interactive exhibition, The Story of Jodrell Bank, and our Space Dome. Our Engagement volunteers primarily greet and direct visitors as they arrive at the First Light Pavilion, as well as assisting staff within our exhibition spaces.

If this sounds like you, please contact jodrelleducation@manchester.ac.uk

Work Experience

Our work experience programme for the academic year 2023/2024 is now full.