Jobs at Life

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A bit about us

 


There's nowhere quite like Life. We’re a charity and our mission is to inspire people to make sense of the world.  Our lives are increasingly shaped by changes in science and technology – so there’s a lot of great work to be done.


We need people with a range of skills and talents to make this happen.    Whether it’s ‘front of house’ in the Science Centre, behind the scenes in finance or marketing or keeping the whole site tip top and sparkling – you will be doing your bit to make a difference.

We’re based in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne - right next to the Central Station. Our distinctive  Life logo shines out across the city and is a  welcome  beacon for people travelling into Newcastle  by rail or road. Our logo reflects our culture - it’s vibrant, warm and slightly quirky!

By joining Life, you’ll be part of a team that values equality and diversity, excellence, active learning, sustainability and an entrepreneurial spirit.  

What we have to offer

  • An opportunity to contribute to an exciting organisation that is making a real difference!
  • A welcoming and friendly work environment where everyone is valued.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities.
  • Flexible working.
  • Workplace pension.
  • Generous holiday provision (including an extra day for your birthday subject to 12 months’ service.)
  • Annual membership of the science centre for employees and up to 3 family members.
  • Discount in the cafes and gift shop.
  • Discounted parking.
  • Discounts with our partners in NewcastleGateshead Cultural Venues.
  • Payment of professional/subscription fees.
  • Health campaigns and eye care scheme.
  • Staff relaxation and eating area.
  • Regular social events.
  • Tea and coffee on tap and free fruit!
  • Regular treats throughout the year from Easter eggs to Christmas raffles.

 

North East Better Health at Work Award

Life has received the Bronze level North East Better Health at Work Award for 2019. These awards were developed by workplace health specialists in the NHS with Public Health North East to foster health and wellbeing initiatives in the region's workplaces.


For more information call (0191) 243 8355 or email humanresources@life.org.uk


Interested in joining the team? Check out our current vacancies.

Current jobs available
Head of Public Engagement
Competitive Salary

Full Time - Fixed-Term 1 Year Contract

We are looking for an experienced professional to lead our science engagement team for a 12 month period.

Facilities Assistant
£7.70-£8.21 per hour (dependent on NMW age band)

A well organised, self-motivated person is required to work in the facilities team with responsibility for ensuring that the external areas of the centre, car park and Times Square are kept clean and maintained to the highest possible standards and for carrying out maintenance in some internal building areas.

Kitchen Porter
£5.62 - £8.21 an hour (dependant on NMW age band)

We are looking for a self-motivated and hardworking person to join our kitchen team. Duties will primarily be to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and food hygiene within the kitchen.