The role of the guiding department is to inspire an understanding of the sea that promotes conservation action and an understanding of the beauty and wonder of the marine world.  The guides strive to achieve this through creatively interpreting the permanent exhibits and delivering a programme of innovative events.  The support staff supplement this department to deliver this programme, which includes fun family activities including (for example) penguin mascot walkarounds.

All posts are temporary contracts in the first instance until 6 January 2019. Rate of pay - £8.06 per hour.

Four contracts are available for shifts as per the rota below, to cover weekends then the school holiday period, from 8 December 2018. Shifts will be issued on a rota basis and may fall on any day of the week, including weekends and bank holidays.  

Please see the rota below. You must be able to work the shifts listed to apply. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

PERSON SPECIFICATION: ESSENTIAL

PERSON SPECIFICATION: DESIRABLE

TO APPLY

Please complete the application form by clicking on the 'apply now' button. Applications must be received by 9am, Monday 3rd December 2018.  Interviews will be arranged for Tuesday 4th December or Wednesday 5th December, with successful candidates being inducted shortly thereafter for the first shift on 8 December 2018.   Please confirm your availability to work the shifts on this rota within your Personal Statement. 

PLEASE NOTE WHICH EMAIL ADDRESS YOU HAVE STATED ON YOUR APPLICATION AND CHECK THIS EMAIL IN-BOX REGULARLY FOR NEWS OF YOUR APPLICATION’S PROGRESS.

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Opening Times

  • Open daily from 10am until 6pm. We are closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • Last admission is at 5pm, although we recommended you to arrive no later than 4pm
  • The Deep’s peak times are between 11am – 2pm, should you prefer a quieter environment please visit outside these times.
  • Car parking is available costing £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays. Alternative car parks can be found here

The Deep Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP

01482 381000 Any questions?

SAT NAV (HU9 1TU) this will take you to Tower Street, Hull, the nearest main road to The Deep.

Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online On the day
Adult £12.15 £13.50
Child (aged 3 to 15) £10.35 £11.50
Children under 3 FREE FREE
Student* £11.25 £12.50
Senior (60+) £11.25 £12.50
Family of 4 (max 2 adults) £40.50 £45.00
Family of 5 (max 2 adults) £49.05 £54.50
Essential carer FREE FREE

* in full time education, valid NUS, University card or proof of age is required for school and Sixth form students.

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Safety Update

The Deep takes the safety and security of its staff and visitors seriously and continue to work with Counter Terrorism Police Officers to review security regimes on a regular basis. Whilst the details of such plans cannot be shared we have in place measures to respond to changes in the threat levels for international terrorism. In light of recent events the security within the building and external spaces has been reviewed.

For the safety and reassurance of visitors, The Deep reserves the right to carry out random bag searches at reception. To avoid delays, please avoid bringing large bags and rucksacks.

As per Government guidelines more information on how to play your part can be found on line. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/stay-safe-film https://www.mi5.gov.uk/what-you-can-do

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