Jobs available at Safari Play, Peterborough

Our aim is to provide something unique for the families of Peterborough. In simple terms, to create a play and educational venue where families enjoy spending time together.  This means Great food, Great service, Great STAFF.

We need an amazing team and are looking for some wonderful people.  There are some key attributes that we believe our team needs:

  • Possess a ‘Can Do’ positive attitude.
  • Genuine love of working with the general public and around children.
  • Demonstrable great customer service skills.
  • Willing to undergo any necessary police checks and satisfy legal requirements.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Pleasant, professional, outgoing and articulate manner.
  • Confident and authoritative in dealings with children and parents.
  • Flexible attitude to working requirements to meet the needs of Safari Play, including working weekends and evenings.

If you enjoy working hard and want to be part of a fun team that provides a great venue for families then we want to hear from you.

Just e-mail, attach your CV and answer three simple questions:

  1. Why do you enjoy working with the general public?
  2. Are there any days or hours you cannot work (we require part time staff and full-time staff, so we need a nice balance)?
  3. What is the best company, team or organisation you have worked in before and why?

All salary will be discussed at interview stage which we will be starting shortly, so don’t delay and apply today!

We are currently recruiting for people for the following positions:

Food and Beverage staff

The job will involve the following when you are fully trained, you don't need any experience as we will give you loads of training: 

  • Being a fully trained Barista.  We have spent a long time getting the right coffee so you will gain a full understanding of how to make a great coffee every time.
  • Serving on the tills and ensuring all customer orders are processed correctly.
  • Re-stocking the café to ensure all the products are available and looking inviting to the customers.
  • Serving our Marshfield Ice-cream, and having full training to ensure the perfect scoop is served every time.
  • Keeping the Safari Play tables clean and tidy and ensuring all our customers have enjoyed their food.
  • Dealing efficiently with problems when they do arise and make turn the problem to a positive experience for the customer

So, if you are after a fun, quick-paced job with plenty of variety and working with people then apply now. 


Receptionist – Become the face of Safari Play as you welcome everyone to come and play

  • Checking in/out all customers to the building, taking full details to make sure everyone has a full and safe experience
  • Serving on the tills and ensuring all customer orders are processed correctly.
  • Setting up play passes with the customer and on the computer system
  • Answering telephone calls and re-directing enquiries to the correct person
  • Dealing efficiently with problems when they do arise and turn the problem to a positive experience for the customer

If you love customer service and making a positive change to a customer’s day, apply now!


Floor Staff/Pot-wash

Are you looking for a little job on the side? Love being part of a team but not necessarily front and centre? We might just have the job for you.

Whether you are looking for front or back of house opportunities, either becoming a member of our floor team or training in pot wash, we might just be your cup of tea.

Our floor team focus on serving food, clearing tables, tidying away role-play toys and helping our customers with whatever they need.

Our pot-wash position works in as part of our kitchen team, helping the chefs, moving/putting stock away, washing up and re-stocking crockery & equipment for service.

If you think you would be great at helping the Safari MK team keep standards high, then apply now.   


Party Host - we run amazing parties and always on the lookout for totally amazing people to join our party host team.

This might be one the most fun jobs in Peterborough so read on...

We need a team of Party Hosts who just love being with people.  You will be responsible for the following:

  • Meeting and greeting parents on arrival 
  • Getting dressed up in the appropriate costume, whether it be a pirate, princess or superhero, depending on which themed room you are looking after that day
  • Ensure the kids have fun, playing games as required
  • Making sure the birthday children are totally spoilt throughout their whole party
  • Serve the food in the themed party room including running a 'Cake Ceremony'
  • Tidy up the party room ready for your next party

This is an amazing opportunity for people who enjoy working and interacting with people.  These jobs are predominantly weekend roles, but we are also looking for some midweek staff. 



Behind every great business is an amazing cleaning team, and we are looking for exceptional staff with a great eye for detail to come and work in our brand-new centre. Predominantly evening work, you will help keep our centre sparkly clean to ensure the families of Peterborough can come and play without any worry. This is a part-time role but can be done alongside working in other areas of the business.


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