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Parkwood Leisure is one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure centres, bringing world-class service and provision to each of the facilities we manage. As a company, we believe firmly in working in partnership with our local communities, delivering the very best service by empowering our 4,500 staff members to take the initiative and make every customer visit to our centres feel special.

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Job location: Leeds, UK
Job description:
Forum Leisure Centre, Leeds

Forum Leisure Centre are seeking an experienced Swimming Instructor.

We require an individual 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 Swimming Instructor requires an enthusiastic, responsible and hardworking individual to instruct and supervise a wide variety of swimming lessons. Our Swimming instructors are expected to carry out various lessons to a high standard.

The successful Swimming Instructor will have:
ASA Swimming instructor level 2 certificate.
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 will have obtained their swimming teaching level 2, 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 below.

Applications By: 8th June 2018

Parkwood 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.
£18,000
Job location: Barnstaple, UK
Job description:
North Devon Leisure Centre is based in the heart of Barnstaple. It comprises of three swimming pools, 100 station fitness suite, dance studio, sports hall, squash courts, bowls hall, crèche & holiday club to name just a few of the facilities on site.

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 centre at key times to include health and safety, 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 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. You will be delegated 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 would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV below.

Deadline for applications is 28/05/2018. Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended.

16700
Job location: Barnstaple, UK
Job description:

North Devon Leisure Centre is based in the heart of Barnstaple. It comprises of three swimming pools, 100 station fitness suite, dance studio, sports hall, squash courts, bowls hall, crèche & holiday club to name just a few of the facilities on site.

This key role reporting to the Duty Manager will involve the day to day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at certain times, including contract adherence, health and safety, customer care and leading and managing a small team off staff.

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.

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


This position requires a DBS disclosure if one is not current.

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

Deadline for applications is 28/05/2018. Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended.

£15,300
Job location: Barnstaple, UK
Job description:
FITNESS/ DUTY MANAGER
North Devon Leisure Centre
Salary: Competitive (Full time position)

North Devon Leisure Centre is based in the heart of Barnstaple. It comprises of three swimming pools, 100 station fitness suite, dance studio, sports hall, squash courts, bowls hall, crèche & holiday club to name just a few of the facilities on site.

This role is a dual role which includes Duty Manager and Fitness Manager shifts. The successful candidate will report to the Centre Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at key times to include health and safety, customer care and managing staff. This role will also be responsible for managing our fitness product.

The successful candidate will ideally hold level 2 gym instructor qualification, 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 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 below.

Deadline for applications is 28/05/2018. Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended.

Job description:
Full time position- 40.5 hours

We are looking to recruit a full time Fitness Instructor to join our team at Chapel-en-le-frith Leisure Centre, located within the High Peak.

You will need to be flexible, reliable, enthusiastic, possess good communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team and have a “Can Do Attitude”.

You will be a key team member in the successful operation of the leisure facility. The successful candidate will be required to understand Gym operations and be able to drive the team in order to ensure the customer's experience is the best it can be.

The role has fantastic career progression opportunities for the right individuals.

Candidates must possess the following:
Level 2 Fitness Instructor Qualification
Previous experience in a similar role

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this role, please apply below.

Closing Date :31st May 2018

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All positions may be subject to a current DBS disclosure.
Job description:
Full time position- 40.5 hours

We are looking to recruit a full time Fitness Instructor to join our team at Chapel-en-le-frith Leisure Centre, located within the High Peak.

You will need to be flexible, reliable, enthusiastic, possess good communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team and have a “Can Do Attitude”.

You will be a key team member in the successful operation of the leisure facility. The successful candidate will be required to understand Gym operations and be able to drive the team in order to ensure the customer's experience is the best it can be.

The role has fantastic career progression opportunities for the right individuals.

Candidates must possess the following:
Level 2 Fitness Instructor Qualification
Previous experience in a similar role

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this role, please click 'Apply Now' below.

Closing Date :31st May 2018

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All positions may be subject to a current DBS disclosure.
£12.75 p/h
Job location: Bristol, UK
Job description:
Casual Climbing Coach
Hours 5-20
Hengrove Park Leisure Centre, Bristol
Salary : £12.75
hours including evenings.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre as a Climbing Coach.

Situated in South Bristol, Hengrove Park Leisure Centre is a state of the art leisure facility with a 50 Metre International Pool, Teaching Pool, Indoor Sports Hall, Climbing Wall, 180 station Health and Fitness Suite, Group Exercise Studios, Health Suite and large Cafe. The Centre generates in excess of ½ million visits per annum and has a Health & Fitness Membership base in excess of 4,000.

The successful applicant will be a personable, enthusiastic and outgoing individual, with a passion for climbing. You will have existing experience of coaching and teaching a wide range of ages and abilities and as a natural leader be able to motivate and most of all have fun!

The successful applicant must hold a recognised climbing qualification in accordance with the BMC and as a minimum the Climbing Wall Award (CWA) - just updated to the Climbing Wall Instructor (CWI).
Some recognised qualifications are:

CWLA -Climbing Wall Lead Award (CWLA) -Single Pitch Award (SPA) - Rock Climbing Instructor (RCI) Mountain Leader (ML), MIA or MIC. Additional qualifications and experience will be advantageous.

If you believe you have the skills required for this position, please 'Click Apply Now' below.

Deadline for applications is Monday 28th of May interviews will take place throughout the process, so early applications are encouraged.
Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
All positions may be subject to a current DBS disclosure.
Up to £8.10 per hour
Job description:
Recreation Assistants
Full Time / Part Time Positions
Hengrove Park Leisure Centre
Up to £8.10 per hour

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to embark on a leisure career at a busy, modern Leisure Centre.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to embark on a leisure career.

We are currently looking for a Full Time / Part Time Recreation Assistant. You will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

You will be a self-motivated individual who will be proactive in supporting the Centre’s operation; including Lifeguarding, equipment set ups and general cleaning duties.

An NPLQ qualification is essential with First Aid at Work and an AED qualification being desirable.

All positions are subject to a DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please send a letter of application and CV by applying online now or by post to Rob Langley, Hengrove Park Leisure Centre, Hengrove Promenade, Hengrove Park, Bristol, BS14 0DE or via email.

Closing Date: 31st May 2018

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Up to £8.10 per hour
Job description:
Recreation Assistants
Full Time / Part Time Positions
Hengrove Park Leisure Centre
Up to £8.10 per hour

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to embark on a leisure career at a busy, modern Leisure Centre.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to embark on a leisure career.

We are currently looking for a Full Time / Part Time Recreation Assistant. You will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

You will be a self-motivated individual who will be proactive in supporting the Centre’s operation; including Lifeguarding, equipment set ups and general cleaning duties.

An NPLQ qualification is essential with First Aid at Work and an AED qualification being desirable.

All positions are subject to a DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please send a letter of application and CV by applying online now or by post to Rob Langley, Hengrove Park Leisure Centre, Hengrove Promenade, Hengrove Park, Bristol, BS14 0DE or via email.

Closing Date: 31st May 2018

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
£21,000 per annum
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
DUTY MANAGER
Hengrove Leisure Centre
Salary: £21,000 per annum

This key role will report to the Operations Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at key times to include Health and Safety, 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. A Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable along with recognised Leisure Management qualification or equivalent vocational qualification.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern. 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. You will be delegated specific areas of responsibility for which you will be accountable; this may include marketing, block bookings, customer care or staff rotas.

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 click 'Apply Now' below for more details.

Applications By: Friday 25th May 2018

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
£14,000 - £16,400 per annum
Job description:
Recreation Assistant
Dereham Leisure Centre

Reporting directly to the Duty Managers, the successful candidate will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

This key role will involve assistance with the day-to-day operations of the centre including swimming pool supervision, cleaning duties, and equipment set-ups for a variety of leisure activities.

The post holder should have a good general education and a desire to achieve a leisure management qualification. A current first aid qualification and National Pool Lifeguard Qualification are also desirable but training can be provided if required.

TRAINING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE NATIONAL POOL LIFEGUARD QUALIFICATION COURSE STARTING ON THE 28TH MAY FOR ONE WEEK.

Working times include early morning, evening, and weekend hours.

All positions are subject to a DBS Disclosure.

Click 'Apply Now' for more details

Closing Date: 30th May 2018

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
£6.00 to £7.83 per hour
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
CASUAL & PART-TIME
RECREATION ASSISTANTS
Breckland Leisure Centre
Salary: £6.00 to £7.83/hour
Grade: Ops

Reporting directly to the Duty Managers, the successful candidate will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

This key role will involve assistance with the day-to-day operations of the centre including swimming pool supervision, cleaning duties, and equipment set-ups for a variety of leisure activities.

Successful applicants will possess a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, or an ability to obtain this qualification prior to the commencement of lifeguarding duties.

Hours of work available will predominantly be evening and weekends, with additional hours available during school holidays, and for sickness and annual leave cover.

All positions are subject to a DBS Disclosure.

To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV below

Closing Date: 31st December 2018

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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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
Lee Carnwell Parkwood Leisure

Lee Carnwell

General Manager
Crosby Leisure Centre, Liverpool , Parkwood Leisure
I enjoy hearing positive feedback from customers and staff alike
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