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Parkwood Outdoors has a vision to encourage children and adults to get active in the outdoors. With an almost endless supply of outside activities and countryside we know that there is something for everyone. Our talented instructors and innovative programmes combine physical fitness and social experience all in the wonderful outdoors

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£5.60 - £8.65 per hour
Job description:

20 hours per week
Various hours to include day, evening, and weekend shifts to meet business needs

We are looking to recruit a Customer Advisor who is customer focused, passionate about achieving sales targets and promoting our exciting membership package. The successful candidates will need to be outgoing, proactive and be able to communicate on all levels.

Retail or sales experience would be advantageous but the successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, ability to be flexible and a commitment to provide outstanding customer service.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. to Kylie Taylor Sales Manager by clicking Apply Now.

Closing Date: Monday 26th February 2018

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£19,000 per annum
Job location: Ilfracombe, UK
Job description:
Exciting Opportunity in Leisure Management in North Devon

SENIOR DUTY MANAGER
Ilfracombe Pool and Fitness Centre
Salary: circa £19,000

Ilfracombe Pool and Fitness Centre comprises of a 5 lane 25m main pool, teaching pool and 25 station fitness suite which overlooks the north devon coast.

This key role will report to the General Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre to include health and safety, customer care, financial procedures and managing staff. Key responsibilities will also include all HR processes including recruitment and payroll, legend booking and till system. The post holder will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

The ability to lead and motivate a team is paramount. A comprehensive understanding of health & safety is essential along with an NPLQ qualification, Pool Plant Operators Qualification and First Aid at Work certificate. A recognised Leisure Management qualification, or equivalent vocational qualification would be desirable.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern which includes Bank Holiday and weekend working. The successful candidate will be dynamic, be able to demonstrate problem solving attributes and be able to think on their feet. You will be able to manage a team and ensure the sound operation and safety of your team and customers during your duty shift.

The successful candidate should have extensive knowledge of the leisure industry, excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service. This position is subject to a DBS check.

If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV by clicking Apply Now.

Deadline for applications is 2nd March 2018.

Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended. Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£17,500 - £18,500
Job location: Penzance, UK
Job description:
An exciting opportunity exists within our Penzance contract. This key role will report to the General Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at key times to include customer care and managing staff. The post holder will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

The ability to lead and motivate a team is essential. An NPLQ qualification is essential along with a First Aid at Work certificate. A Pool Plant Operator’s qualification is desirable along with a recognised Leisure Management qualification or equivalent vocational qualification.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern. The successful candidate will be to manage a team and ensure the sound operation and safety of your team and customers during your duty shift. You will be delegated specific areas of responsibility for which you will be accountable; which will be discussed at interview.

The successful candidate should have extensive knowledge of the leisure industry, excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service. The salary offered will be commensurate with industry experience and ability.

This position is subject to a DBS check.
To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV by clicking 'Apply Now' below.

Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications By: 27th February 2018

(Full time – 40 hours)
Grade O3L1

Competitive
Job description:
Pyramids Leisure Centre , Exeter

An exciting opportunity exists within our Exeter Contract. Pyramids Leisure Centre boasts a 25 metre, 6 lane Swimming Pool, Learner Pool, 33 Station Expressions Gym and a Sauna. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for day to day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care, financial procedures and leading and managing the recreation staff. The post includes evenings and weekend, covering Duty Manager shifts as required. Each Duty Manager post is subject to its own agreed responsibilities.

An NPLQ and First Aid at Work certificate is essential and Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification.

The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and experience of working in a busy wet/dry facility. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential. Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please submit your Cover Letter and CV by clicking Apply Now.

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
Job description:
North Solihull Sports Centre are seeking Casual Lifeguards.

We require individuals who are self-motivated and have high standards. With good time management and the ability to use initiative, the successful applicants will have energy and enthusiasm.

The role of a lifeguard requires an enthusiastic, responsible and hardworking individual to supervise a wide variety of swimming sessions, maintain the centres’ high standards of cleanliness and assist with general day to day operations. Our lifeguards are on hand to ensure our members are having a great time using our facilities whilst overseeing their poolside safety at all times.

The successful Lifeguard will have:
A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
Knowledge of health and safety legislation
Have previous experience of working in the Leisure Industry- this is not essential.
The ability to work proactively and flexibly within the team and work on own initiative.
Excellent communication skills
Experience of dealing with a range of customer queries/concerns in a professional manner.
Be willing to work shifts, including evenings and weekends

Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role.

This position requires a DBS disclosure and the ideal candidate must hold a valid NPLQ certificate, have excellent communications skills and have a high level of customer service. .

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please send a letter of application, stating current salary and full CV by clicking 'Apply Now' below.

Applications By: 05/03/2018

Parkwood Community Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Job description:
North Solihull Sports Centre seek a hard working, motivated individual to join our friendly team.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Fitness Instructor to join our dynamic team at our vibrant Leisure Centre in Chelmsley Wood.
As a Fitness Instructor, you will be a part of a team striving to inspire our members throughout their fitness journey; building rapport, engaging and educating them on the latest fitness trends, encouraging them to take part in both live and fully immersive exercise classes and offering support in all aspects of their training.As a team we work to keep our facility clean and safe, adhering to brand standards throughout the shift.
A minimum of Fitness NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential.
Exercise to music is desired, along with exercise referral, in order to work with our GP referral schemes. Experience within the fitness industry in a customer focused role would be great but not essential.
We will provide ongoing training.
Team members should have the availability for shift work & weekends. Our operating hours:
Monday - Friday 7am-10pm. Saturday & Sunday: 8am-4pm.
A collaborative, flexible, customer-focused approach is essential.

If you're looking for more than just a job but a career with purpose, then we'd love you to hear from you today!
If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a letter of application and full CV by clicking apply now below

Applications By: 02/03/18 (Interviews may be processed throughout this period)

Lex Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that it you have not received correspondence within 14 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Competitive
Job description:
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to embark on a leisure career at a busy and exciting Leisure Centre. Located in a stunning setting in Cardiff Bay this flagship £23m facility opened in January 2008 and has facilities for all the family. The Swimming Pool Complex hosts an International 50m, 10-lane competition pool; This pool incorporates two booms, which when raised can subdivide the area into a 10-lane 25m short-course competition pool along with two additional 25m training pools both with movable floors giving the site unprecedented programme flexibility.

We are looking for an Aquazone Instructor to promote our Aquazone brand, deliver engaging swimming lessons to all ages and abilities and provide exceptional customer service standards. Our swimming schemes are based on the Swim Wales Learn to Swim Framework and it is essential to hold an ASA Level 1 teaching qualification or equivalent. You will need to be flexible, reliable and able to work various hours. We seek an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can succeed in maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment for our customers and colleague.

You will report directly to the Aquazone Coordinator and this position is subject to DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please send your CV and Cover Letter by clicking Apply Now

Closing Date 28.02.2018
Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
Job description:
Bingham Leisure Centre, Nottingham
Salary - £12.50 per hour
Various Hours Available

We are looking for Level 2 ASA (or equivalent) qualified Swimming Instructors to be responsible for the instruction of our Aquazone swimming lessons at Bingham Leisure Centre. We are situated in the heart of Bingham and have a 25m x 6 lane swimming pool and teaching pool. We have hours various hours available with immediate start, so whether you are looking for a small or large commitment we have the best options for you. We also offer great staff benefits.

Our swimming scheme is based on the ASA National Plan for Swimming. We are looking for a enthusiastic, self-motivated and professional teacher who can teach children and adults from 3 months to 101 years old of varying capabilities. We have various hours and days available for permanent cover.

If you believe you have the knowledge and competencies required for this position, please send a letter of application and full CV by clicking 'Apply Now' below

Applications by: 25th February 2018.



£20,000
Job description:
Duty Manager
Northcroft Leisure Centre
Salary: £20,000 Circa
Grade: JM

An exciting opportunity exists within our West Berkshire Contract. Northcroft Leisure Centre boasts a 25 metre, 6 lane Swimming Pool, 65 station ‘Expressions’ Fitness Gym, Sports Hall, Cafe & Bumpers. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for day to day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care, financial procedures and leading and managing the recreation staff working. The post includes evenings and weekend working over 40 hours per week.

An NPLQ and First Aid at Work certificate is essential and Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification.

The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. stating current salary and cover letter by selecting 'Apply Now' below.

A full Job Description is available upon request

Position subject to DBS check

Applications By: 28th February 2018

LEGACY LEISURE is an equal opportunities employer.
C£16,000 per annum
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Finance Assistant (Banking)
Head Office, Worcester

This is an exciting opportunity to join the finance team of a leading Leisure Management company in the UK.

Reporting to the Finance Team Leader (Banking) you will be part of a team who, as part of the Finance department, work hard to provide support to the operational teams, from administrators through to Regional Directors. The role will include processing cashbooks for three companies, monitoring of cash in transit, balance sheet reconciliations, dealing with queries both internally & externally, and other duties required by your team leader.

We need an individual who can demonstrate the ambition and drive necessary to make difference to our organisation. You will demonstrate the ability to process data accurately and achieve deadlines. You will be confident in communicating at all levels, and have the skills to deal with difficult situations professionally and with diplomacy. We want you to be a team player, and require an individual with the competencies to work without direction where necessary. You will be skilled in the use of excel and a good understanding of cashing up processes is desirable. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to develop within a Finance Department.

If you are ready to join a successful company and feel you have the skills to succeed within this role for Parkwood Leisure, please submit your current CV with Cover Letter by clicking Apply Now.

Closing Date: 19th February 2018

Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer

£17,000 - £17,400 per annum
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Duty Manager
Stratfield Brake Sports Ground
Salary: £17,000 - £17,400 per annum

The facility can be found in Kidlington, North Oxfordshire and boasts a sports pavilion, two cricket grounds, four rugby pitches, football pitches and the largest area of public open space in the village.

This key role will report to the Centre Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the facility at key times to include Health and Safety, customer care and managing bookings. The post holder will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative sports programme to increase the usage and profitability of the facility.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern. The successful candidate will be dynamic, demonstrate problem-solving attributes, be able to use their initiative and think on their feet. You will be able to manage a team and ensure the sound operation and safety of your team and customers during your duty shift. You will be delegated specific areas of responsibility for which you will be accountable. We are seeking managers with expertise in events, functions and catering; as well as sports development and club partnerships.

The successful candidate should have good knowledge of the sports and leisure industry, excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service. You will need a current First Aid at Work qualification. This position is subject to a DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please submit your CV below!

Applications Deadline: 19th February 2018

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£18,000 per annum
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
FACILITY MANAGER
Colcot Sports Facility
Salary: £18,000 per annum

This key role will report to the Centre Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility for its operation. The facility includes a 4 court sports hall, one full-size multi-purpose ATP, four 5-a-side and two 7-a-side astroturf football pitches.

The post holder will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

You will be responsible for Health and Safety, Environmental Management, customer care, block booking & invoicing, the management of a 5-a-side league at site. banking procedures as well as leading & motivating a team of staff.
A recognised Leisure Management qualification, or equivalent is essential along with a First Aid at work qualification.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern which will include lates & weekends. The successful candidate will be dynamic, be able to demonstrate problem-solving attributes and self-motivated. You will be able to manage a team and ensure the sound operation and safety of your team and customers during your working hours. You will be delegated a budget and specific areas of responsibility for which you will be accountable.

The successful candidate should have extensive knowledge of the leisure industry, excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service. This position is subject to a DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please send your cover letter and full CV by clicking Apply Now below!

Closing Date 19th February 2018

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer. All positions may be subject to a current DBS disclosure.
Job description:
Opportunities at Spiceball Leisure Centre

Aquazone Manager

Full Time: 40 hours per week
Salary: up to £23,920

Spiceball Leisure Centre is part of the Cherwell Contract in North Oxfordshire. The Centre is a busy facility which consists of 2 x Swimming Pools, Expression Fitness Suite (with functional training area), Sauna and Steam Area, Squash Courts, Double Sports Hall, Crèche, 2 x Dance Studios, and Meeting Rooms.

We are currently looking for a full time Aquazone Manager to grow our existing programme and to also actively teach for up to 25 hours per week, as part of your duties

An ASA L2 qualification is essential, and it is also important that you are a people person who is passionate and comfortable communicating with customers and staff of all ages.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the aquazone programme and will be part of the senior management team.

All employees benefit from the complementary usage of the facilities as part of their employment. Ongoing training and development will also be offered during your employment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, click Apply Now and submit your CV and covering letter.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: Friday 23 February 2018
Job description:


Parkwood Leisure and its subcontractors currently operate 80+ facilities throughout the UK and employ over 4,500 staff. Recognised as one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, Parkwood Leisure is the market leader in leisure PFI/PPP projects, with managed revenues in excess of £80m per annum. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

Rushcliffe’s flagship site Rushcliffe Arena opened in January 2017 and is part of a contract located in South Nottinghamshire, which includes Bingham Leisure Centre, Cotgrave Leisure Centre and Keyworth Leisure Centre, with a growing gym membership base and swimming lesson programme the centre currently attracts in excess of 375,000+ visits per annum.

Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be required to take full responsibility for the effective management of this challenging centre ensuring the highest service standards possible. The post holder will ensure that the service provided meets the requirements of the client as defined within the service specification as well as consistently driving the commercial performance for the centre.

The successful candidate is expected to have a recognised management qualification (Preferably at Degree level) as well as having a track record of managing both wet and dry leisure facilities. Experience or awareness of Local Authority contract management is essential. Experience of Multi-Site Management is also desirable.

If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV stating your current salary below.
£5.60 - £7.50 per hour
Job description:
We require a casual Kitchen Assistant to work in our busy kitchen alongside our friendly team. The successful candidate will ideally have some experience working in a commercial kitchen environment.

Full training will be given in this role, although proven competence in this area is desirable. The successful applicant will be flexible, reliable and enjoy working as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends.

Applicants for the position should have basic food preparation skills and knowledge of food hygiene.

Food and hygiene level 2 is required for this position.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please submit your cover letter stating current salary and full CV below

Applications By: 23/02/2018

Lex Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
www.leisurecentre.com

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

£5.60 - £8.65 per hour
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Full Time Customer Advisor

Membership Sales

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre

40 hours per week. Various hours to include day, evening, and weekend shifts to meet business needs

£5.60 - £8.65ph plus on target earnings

Due to our expansion we are looking to recruit a Customer Advisor who is customer focused, passionate about achieving sales targets and promoting our exciting membership package. The successful candidates will need to be outgoing, proactive and be able to communicate on all levels.

Retail or sales experience would be advantageous but the successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, ability to be flexible and a commitment to provide outstanding customer service.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please submit your CV to Kylie Taylor Sales Manager by clicking Apply Now . Alternatively, you can send your application direct to Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Hutton Moor Road, Weston-s-Mare, N Somerset, BS22 8LY

Closing Date Wednesday 24th January 2018

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Kettering Swimming Pool
Salary: £15.50 per hour

Legacy Leisure is a not for profit charitable organisation, committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local community.

Aquazone is Kettering Swimming Pool’s swimming lesson programme, which operates in partnership with the Amateur Swimming Association’s National Plan for Teaching Swimming.

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated and professional Level 2 Instructors, who can teach children and adults of varying capabilities and ages.

We have various hours and days available for cover with immediate effect.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a letter of application and full CV to
ketteringaquazone@legacyleisure.org.uk. Alternatively, you can send your application directly to: Billy Wright, Swimming Lesson Manager, Kettering Swimming Pool, London Road, Kettering,Northants, NN15 7QA.

This position requires a DBS disclosure.
Applications By: 28th February 2018
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Ian King Parkwood Leisure

Ian King

National Partnership Lead & Area Manager
Parkwood Leisure
I am responsible for delivering healthy living and community initiatives
Rob Oaten Legacy Leisure

Rob Oaten

General Manager
Vale of Glamorgan, Legacy Leisure
I have a real passion for sport and wanted to work in a role where I could make a difference.