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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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Circa £42,000 per annum
Job description:
Rushcliffe Contract
Salary circa £42k

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 Contract is located South Nottinghamshire and comprises 4 thriving leisure centre’s - Rushcliffe Arena, Bingham Leisure Centre, Cotgrave Leisure Centre and Keyworth Leisure Centre. With a growing gym membership base and swimming lesson programme the centre’s currently attract in excess of 1,000,000 visits per annum. In 2017 a brand new leisure centre Rushcliffe Arena was opened and is now the flagship site within Rushcliffe.

Reporting to the Assistant Regional Director, the successful candidate will be required to take full responsibility for the effective management of this challenging contract 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 to: Megan Scott, HR Assistant, Parkwood House, Berkeley Drive, Cuerden Park, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6BY or apply online.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: 8th January 2018.

Competitive
Job description:
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 the day-to-day management of the centre including the safety of bathers, cleaning, equipment set-up and maintenance, and reception duties. The Trainee Duty Manager will also be expected to provide Duty Manager cover to suit the needs of the business. Therefore additional responsibilities will include key holding, cash handling, the supervisory management of staff, and the operational management of the swimming pools and activity .

A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and previous leisure industry experience is essential. A Pool Plant Operations and Leisure Management qualification is desirable, however training will be provided if required. You will work 40 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern of early morning, evening, and weekend hours.

All positions are subject to a DBS.

To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to: Richard Savory, Centre Manager, Breckland Leisure Centre, Croxton Rd, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1JD or apply online.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Applications By: Sunday 24th December 2017
Competitive
Job description:
Reporting directly to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy both leading and working as part of a team. This key role will involve the co-ordination and supervision of the day-to-day operations of the gym and group exercise class programme, including the management of Fitness Instructors and liaison with both in-house and freelance class instructors.

The post holder should hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification or higher, and have a desire to achieve a leisure management qualification. A current First Aid at Work, Personal Training, or GP Referral qualification would be advantageous, in addition to previous supervisory experience and a knowledge and understanding of a variety of group exercise classes either as an instructor or regular participant.

The successful candidate will also be expected to act as a relief Duty Manager when required. You will work 40 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern of early morning, evening, and weekend hours. All positions are subject to a DBS Disclosure.

To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to: Richard Savory, Centre Manager, Breckland Leisure Centre, Croxton Rd, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1JD or apply online.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Applications By: Sunday 24th December 2017

Job Type: Full-time

Competitive
Job description:
We are looking for a Fitness Instructor who can undertake Inductions, Fitness Assessments and develop Personal Programmes for our customers.

You should be enthusiastic about health and fitness and able to provide Quality, Care and Excellence throughout the service you provide. Driving our Expressions brand you must be able to work to targets, and adhere to our company and sales procedures. The role promotes the safety and enjoyment of everybody who uses our facilities and motivates our customers to benefit from exercise.

As the successful candidate you must be flexible, reliable, and enjoy working as part of a team. A Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification or equivalent is essential in addition to the ability to work variable hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends. Consideration will be given to both Full and Part-Time applicants, in addition to bank staff for sickness and holiday cover.

All positions are subject to a DBS Disclosure.

To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to: Richard Savory, Centre Manager, Breckland Leisure Centre, Croxton Rd, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1JD or apply online.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Applications By: Sunday 24rd December 2017
Competitive
Job description:
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking for a supervisory management position within the leisure industry. The position has become available on a part-time basis to supplement the existing Centre Management Team.

This key role will report to the Centre Manager and involve the day-to-day management of the facility, including Health and Safety, customer care, cash handling, swimming pool management and leading and managing staff. The successful candidate will be required to take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme in order to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

The successful candidate must hold a current NPLQ or First Aid at Work certificate and have previous supervisory experience in a similar role. A Pool Plant Operators qualification and a recognised Leisure Management qualification is desirable, whilst additional qualifications and experience in Health & Fitness or Sports Coaching would also be advantageous. The shift pattern will be flexible and adaptable to accommodate the right candidate. However, an element of shift working to cover early morning, evening and weekend shifts will still be required.

All positions are subject to a DBS.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V stating current salary via email or apply online.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing Date: Sunday 24th December 2017
Circa £17,000 per annum
Job description:
Bingham Leisure Centre, Nottingham

We require a suitably qualified and motivated individual to fill the role of Fitness Manager within our busy leisure facility. Reporting directly to the Centre Manager, you will assist in the service delivery and financial performance of the Fitness Suite and all Group Exercise Classes.

Duties will include the supervision of the public during their use of the gym including teaching and instructing patrons as and when required. You will be undertaking fitness assessments and induction courses, carrying out safety checks on all apparatus and equipment and ensuring that the facility is cleaned, prepared and maintained to a high level. You will also be required to maintain a rota of staff, monitor usage and performance indicators and drive the delivery of the sites membership sales utilising a robust Marketing & Communications Plan.

You may also be required to act as a Duty Manager as per the management rota.

Candidates should be suitably qualified to YMCA qualification or equivalent. A NPLQ qualification would be desirable.

Full training will be provided.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. stating current salary.

Applications by: 20th December 2017.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
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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.

Competitive
Job description:
Exciting Opportunity in Leisure Management in Barnstaple, North Devon

DUTY MANAGER
North Devon Leisure Centre
Salary: Competitive (Full time position 39 hrs)

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 by clicking Apply Now.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 13th December 2017. Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended. Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

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Ian King

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