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Duty Manager
Withington, Manchester, UK
Withington, Manchester
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
£18,400 - £19,200 annual salary
Full time
28 Dec 2018
04 Dec 2018
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The Company

Love Withington Baths (LWB) is a charitable organisation with a vision to provide accessible and affordable high quality leisure opportunities for Withington residents and businesses.  Withington Leisure Centre is 100 years old and contains a 60-station gym, 22 x 6m pool, sauna, two refurbished studios, physiotherapy room and a small café.

The role of Duty Manager

Reporting directly to the Facility Manager we are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Duty Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the leisure industry. The role will require flexible working with a shift pattern based on 40 hours a week; including early starts, evenings and weekends.

This successful candidate will be a strong leader capable of meeting this varied and challenging role. They will have a proven track record of producing a cohesive and productive team of staff to enable the smooth running of this unique historic leisure centre. We are constantly looking to improve what we do at the Baths and the Duty Manager should be able to identify opportunities based on emerging leisure trends and member needs and to implement these innovations effectively.

Applicants for this role will need:

• First Aid at Work Qualification
• Knowledge of Health and Safety Requirements

It would be a positive addition to your application if you had one or more of the following:

• Pool Plant Operators qualification
• Experience in establishing and managing leisure administration systems
• ASA/STA Swimming Teacher qualification
• Level 2 Fitness Instructor Qualification (NVQ or similar)
• Personal training qualification

We will be operating a flexible staffing structure with all staff required to work across the facility. If you do not have the above desirable qualifications, you will be provided with this training during year 1, so that you can subsequently undertake associated tasks.

The person we are after will:

• Have excellent verbal, written and IT communication skills
• Have a good track record of managing the day to day running of a busy leisure centre
• Work with the Facility manager and staff to implement effective business development strategy to grow membership numbers and contain costs
• Ensure the building and its equipment are maintained and operated in accordance with specified procedures and that the required standards of cleanliness are maintained
• Strive to deliver high customer service standards in all aspects of the facility
• Be responsible for the motivation and development of staff so they can achieve their full potential

Remuneration: £18,400 - £19,200 annual salary

In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community. This post is also subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please apply by submitting a letter of application, addressing the above points and your suitability for this position, along with your CV

Deadline for receipt of applications is 28th December with interviews taking place on 2nd – 4th January 2019.

Anticipated start date is week beginning 14th January 2019.
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