12 dream jobs up for grabs now - if you're looking for a change of career

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 17 April, 2018, 14:59

Fancy a career change, or just want to see what else is out there?

These job vacancies with a difference are currently on offer around the nation - and could be just what you've been looking for.

Zufari Guest Experience Driver and Host, Chessington World of Adventure Resort, Greater London

Fuel your need for adventure at Chessington World of Adventure Resort, where they are on the hunt for enthusiastic drivers to deliver an exciting off-roading experience to customers.

Surrounded by a range of safari animals, including white rhino, giraffe and Grévy's zebra, it isn't your average working environment.

Apply here: merlin.taleo.net

Kitchen Gardener LTV, National Trust, Enniskillen

If you love getting your hands dirty in the garden, this outdoorsy role is ideally suited and will allow you to put your gardening know-how to the test.

It's a live-in role at Rose Cottage on site, with electricity and heating provided, and involves working outside in all weathers, with long periods spent on your feet.

Apply here: indeed.co.uk

Fashion Designer, Grace Loves Lace, London

Make your mark on the fashion industry with this exciting opportunity at a multi-award winning bridal brand, where you will have the chance to let your creativity shine.

Among the requirements, the ideal candidate will have "five year's experience in a similar role, exceptional design skills and a passion for French lace".

Apply here: indeed.co.uk

Aquarium Scuba Diver, Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire

Take a leap into the deep end at Blue Planet Aquarium, where they are recruiting for a scuba diver to work with an array of exotic animals and sharks in their 3.8 million litre tank.

Responsible for guiding diving experiences in the underwater tunnel exhibit, conducting shark dives and scuba diving as part of the aqua theatre shows, it's a marine wildlife lover's dream.

Apply here: asproparks.com

Outdoor Activity Instructor, Team Challenge Company, Fife

Looking for a highly active role? This leading corporate team building and entertainment company are recruiting for skilled outdoor instructors to deliver an array of activities to small and large groups.

Well suited for those seeking a practical role, it promises to be both varied and entertaining.

Apply here: indeed.co.uk

Digital Content Producer, Chelsea Football Club, London

Perfect for football fans, this busy, hands-on role involves creating an array of video content to be broadcast across Chelsea Football Club's digital platforms.

Candidates must have the ability to self-shoot and edit on a daily basis at the training ground and be willing to work flexible hours.

Keeper - Aquarium, Chester Zoo, Chester

Love working with animals? Chester Zoo has an exciting opportunity for a keeper to join their aquarium team at their award-winning visitor attraction, in what promises to be a fun and rewarding role.

Proven experience in the care and management of a variety of aquarium species is required and an interest in animals is a must.

Aerospace Software Modelling Engineer, Open Cosmos, Oxfordshire

Tasked with designing, developing and testing software models of spacecraft systems, this role is ideal for space enthusiasts with technical know-how.

Previous experience in space systems engineering or aerospace flight dynamics is essential, as well as the ability to work well independently and under pressure.

Apply here: spacecareers.uk

Character Artist, Rockstar North, Edinburgh

Fancy designing a Grand Theft Auto character?

Video games giant Rockstar North is currently seeking animators to help design their next generation of characters.

The desired candidate should be capable of designing "realistic humans and clothing drapery to the very highest standard".

Apply here: rockstargames.com

River Tour Guide, Scudamore's Punting Company, Cambridge

Ideally suited for those who don't want to be confined to an office, this outdoor role is all about creating a memorable, informative and entertaining experience for passengers.

A passion for history, a good knowledge of Cambridge and a love of the outdoors is required, along with previous experience in a customer-facing role.

Apply here: indeed.co.uk

Learning Project Coordinator, Northern Ballet, Leeds

A great opportunity for anyone with a passion for ballet who perhaps wasn't sure-footed enough to make it as a dancer.

Working with schools and communities, this role is all about "expanding and challenging people’s perceptions of ballet and performing in places that otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity to experience world class dance".

Apply here: northernballet.com

Whisky Dream Jobs, Speciality Drinks, London

If you've always wanted to break into the drinks industry but haven't spotted the perfect role, this is your opportunity to create your dream job for yourself.

Just send along a job proposal, along with your CV, to the creative team at Speciality Drinks to get your ideal career off the ground.