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Girlguiding UK is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Job location: Various Locations, United Kingdom
Greater London
United Kingdom
Job sector: attractions
15 Feb 2018
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Join us this season as an Activity Instructor at one of Girguiding’s adventure-filled Training and Activity Centres! This will escape the traditional 9 to 5 working day and provide a hands-on, all-systems-go experience.

As an Activity Instructor, you will have to organise and deliver activity sessions in order to maximise the use of the centre and meet the needs of the client by communicating effectively with customers of all ages. You will need to instruct groups of all ages and abilities in a range of activities, including canoeing, kayaking and rock climbing. (For a full list of activities please visit the Activity Centre’s Page on the Girlguiding website.)

You will also have to assist with the planning and delivery or training sessions, ensuring they are in line with agreed objectives, consistent with the physical abilities of the group and the National Governing Body Objectives and to ensure that all participants have a safe and enjoyable experience so that they will want to visit again!

You are required to maintain facilities and equipment, including storage, in line with defined standards and to test equipment prior to use, and at regular intervals, to ensure safe and effective operation. Ensuring that log and accurate written records are regularly updated with relevant activities and appropriately deal with and report any safety hazards to the line manager at the earliest opportunity. You must ensure that first aid/medical assistance is called at the earliest opportunity (or administered if you are first aid qualified to do this) and if an accident is occurred during a session, in collaboration with the adult responsible for the group. These accidents will need to be recorded in the accident book and that a full report is made of the circumstances surrounding it, so that preventative measures can be taken for the future that preventative measures can be taken for the future.

You must be aware that the centre represents the public face of Girlguiding and to conduct all activities in a manner which promotes and enhances the organisation’s safeguarding policies, images and reputation.

We are also looking for 2 apprentices to work at Blackland Farm as activity instructors. There are no specific qualifications required for this role as full training will be provided and for insurance purposes, you must be aged 18 and over to apply.

For more details please click 'Apply Now' and complete an application pack
Gulliver's Theme Park is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Job location: Multiple Locations, United Kingdom
Greater London
United Kingdom
Job sector: attractions
26 Feb 2018
Job description:
Theme Park Trainee Managers – 3 UK Locations

Our family Theme Parks are thriving and this year we begin work on a brand new resort project at Rother Valley which means we need more great leaders for the future. Following the huge continued success of our Trainee Manager programme, we are delighted to announce its annual return in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing business in a challenging leadership role at one of Gulliver’s theme park resorts at Warrington, Milton Keynes or Matlock and with one eye on Rother Valley.

With a hands-on approach and excellent communication skills, you’ll be used to organising and dealing with customers, be innovative with your ideas and have an infectious enthusiasm that engages and inspires those around you.

The Trainee Manager programme will be structured over a 12 month period starting in May 2018 and will include:

-A number of placements across different areas of the business.
-First class training programme to develop skills and knowledge.
-A senior-level mentor from within the business and access to external development coaches and experts.
-Ownership of bespoke projects which will challenge skills and develop learning.

You’ll be a high energy, ambitious individual who is prepared to work hard to gain experience and develop new skills in order to progress into more senior leadership roles within the business. The ability to work across all of our locations is essential and you will be able to demonstrate evidence of a strong work ethic from your previous experiences.

2018 is Gulliver’s Ruby Jubilee, celebrating 40 years of great value family fun. With resorts in Warrington, Matlock Bath and Milton Keynes our resorts include theme parks, splash zones, nerf zones, high ropes experiences, dinosaur and farm park, plus themed hotels and lodges.

Our award-winning accommodation offering is also expanding rapidly and we’ll be hosting even more sleepovers, short breaks and ‘stay and play’ experiences during our Ruby Jubilee year and beyond. With all of this expansion and our fourth theme park resort on the horizon, we’d love to meet individuals who share the desire for a future that’s as ambitious as ours.

If you feel you have the drive, attitude and necessary skills for the Trainee Manager positions and want to be part of a great, growing company then please apply below. 

Candidates MUST send a Covering Letter with their application – otherwise, they will not be considered.

Closing date 6th April 2018.

Interview and assessment days will be held on 13th, 14th and 15th April 2018.
Up to £43,680 + 8% attendance bonus after qualifying period
Job location: Stratford, East London
Stratford, East London
United Kingdom
Job sector: attractions
02 Mar 2018
Job description:
GLL, the UKs largest leisure operator, is looking for a General Manager for the iconic Copper Box Arena on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, near Stratford in East London. The Copper Box Arena is a major events venue and London's third largest indoor arena with a capacity of 7,500 spectators, hosting everything from international sporting events, to concerts, awards ceremonies, product launches and local community events. We are proud to host high-profile guests such as royalty, entertainment professionals and the sporting elite, but what makes us unique is that we're also an important hub for the community; we have over 2,000 prepaid members of our gym and fitness facilities and a number of local schools use the arena for everything from badminton to volleyball, netball and basketball.

This is no ordinary General Manager role. Aiming to generate an income in excess of £2 million each year, you will ensure the venue operates to extremely high standards and provides an excellent service to our 1,000s of users in the community as well our key stakeholders such as the London Legacy Development Corporation, national sporting governing bodies, international sports organisations, events promoters, agents and senior directors at GLL. The General Manager will be a real figurehead for the Arena, who will lead and inspire their teams to ensure our resident clubs, London's only professional basketball team, the London Lions and Pulse netball team, plus local schools and individuals can enjoy the venue, whether it is for training, learning, performing or relaxing with a cup of coffee in our cafe.

With a natural gravitas and excellent communication skills, you will support and lead a team of event managers, service managers, duty managers and the wider support team to ensure the Box that Rocks continues to innovate and produce a wide variety of events. In recent times, we have hosted a Dizzee Rascal concert, the World Taekwondo Grand Prix, BBC Sport Relief, the Invictus Games, the International Table Tennis Federation World Cup and also community and school sports days. Naturally, you will need a strong background in running high-profile major venues and a track-record of leading a team with an excellent customer service ethos. Expertly handling a budget, your current knowledge of the leisure, fitness and lifestyle worlds will be just as key as your passion for ensuring the local community have access to a healthy lifestyle and employment opportunities.

In return, we will provide you with all the support and benefits that you would expect from a national business as well as a career in one of the most exciting venues to open in the UK in recent times.
- Pension scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- Childcare vouchers
- Ride to work scheme
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development

If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
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