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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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Circa £18,000 per annum
Job description:
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 to recruit@parkwood-leisure.co.uk.


Applications by: 28th January 2018.
£18,000 per annum
Job description:
Duty Manager
Clifton Hill Sports Centre, Exeter
Salary: £18,000 per annum

An exciting opportunity exists within our Exeter Contract. Clifton Hill Sports Centre boasts a 40 Station Expressions Gym, 2 Squash courts, group exercise studio, therapy room and a multi-purpose sports hall. 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 staff. The post includes evenings and weekends. Each Duty Manager post is subject to its own agreed responsibilities.

A First Aid at Work certificate will be undertaken for this role.

The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and experience of working in a busy 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 CV and Cover Letter by clicking Apply Now.

Closing Date: 26/01/2018
Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£17,000 - £17,400 per annum
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 send a letter of application and full CV to Stratfield Brake Sports Ground, Frieze Way, Kidlington, OX5 1UP marked F.A.O Centre Manager or click Apply Now!

Applications Deadline: 29th January 2018
Interviews w/c 5th February 2018

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£4.05 - £7.50 per hour
Job description:
Receptionist
Clifton Hill Sports Centre

Clifton Hill Sports Centre requires an enthusiastic full time Receptionist to join our team! You must be self-motivated with great customer service skills with the ability to use your initiative. Punctuality and reliability are essential. Hours include evenings and weekends.

This role will include welcoming customers to the Centre and ensuring a warm, positive first impression, helping customers choose and enrol on different courses and answering any queries.
Candidates will have basic computer skills and experience in cash handling and administration tasks would be an advantage. The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of the leisure industry; they will be flexible and motivated with excellent communication skills.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a letter of application and full CV to Chris Belcher, Clifton Hill Sports Centre, Clifton Hill, Exeter, EX1 2DJ. Alternatively click Apply Now!

This position may require a DBS disclosure which will be applied for as part of the induction process.

Closing Date 26th January 2018
Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

£15,800 - £16,010
Job description:
Position: Full Time Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard
Company:Legacy Leisure
Region:South East
Salary:£15,800.00 - £16,010.00 Per Annum

We are currently recruiting for full time Lifeguard's (Recreational Assistant) based at Windsor Leisure Centre.Working for Legacy Leisure you will have responsibility for the safety and enjoyment of our users. Lifeguards are a vital and often underestimated role, from regular pool rotations, supervising and cleaning the pool areas, to setting up equipment and delivering exceptional customer service when dealing with enquiries.

"The best lifeguards are dry lifeguards", having a proactive, highly responsible and being able to remain calm under pressure are all qualities that make for a great Recreation Assistant. All successful applicants will have held or be will to undertake a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, so strong swimming skills are essential.

We looking for a strong team player with clear communication skills, an understanding of Health & Safety and a passion for delivering exceptional customer service in terms of enjoyment, safety and hygiene.

This is an ideal opportunity for individuals looking to start their career in the leisure industry with a successful company that actively train and develop their staff.
Competitive
Job description:
Various hours available
Penarth Leisure Centre
Salary £4.20 - £7.50 dependant on age

Legacy Leisure, a leisure support services company, aims to deliver high quality services to our customers. The Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

An opportunity now exists within our Vale of Glamorgan contract for a Recreation Assistant at our
Penarth Leisure Centre site.

This key role will report to the Duty Manager and will involve lifeguarding the swimming pool, dealing with customer enquiries and ensuring that the general presentation of the facilities is excellent.

The ability to work as part of a team is essential as is a First Aid at Work certificate and a National Pool
Lifeguard Qualification. Swimming teaching qualifications would be an advantageous.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern including evenings and weekends. The successful candidate will be dynamic, will love meeting people and be able to think on their feet. You must be able to ensure the sound operation and safety of the facility and customers during your shift.

The successful candidates should have 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 a full CV with
covering letter of application to Penarth leisure Centre, Andrew Road CF64 2NS marked F.A.O Karl Jones or click Apply Now.

Closing date is Friday 26th January 2018.
Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£8.17 per hour
Job description:
Part Time 24 hrs per week

Towcester Centre For Leisure , Towcester ,Northants

Salary : £ 8.17 per hour + OTE.

Legacy Leisure, a leisure support services company, aims to deliver high quality services to our customers. The Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff. Legacy Leisure’s facilities and services provide a diverse range of health, fitness, sport, leisure and recreational services for the communities that we serve. Towcester Centre For Leisure is a well established, recently modernised and successful site situated in South Northamptonshire.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Sales team as a Part -Time Memberships Advisor. You will be responsible for the growth of the membership base at the centre as well as selling the full range of products, but in particular our fitness memberships. You will also be involved in the planning and managing of your own local marketing, advertising and social media campaigns, and increasing the awareness of the centre within the local community.

The successful applicant will need to be a people person, confident, ambitious, enthusiastic and outgoing, eager to succeed in this competitive industry and be driven by targets and goals.

You will require a passion for the product you are selling , have a knowledge of social media advertising and be computer literate.

The successful applicant will need to be flexible, be able to work some evenings and weekends and in return will receive full training , be eligible to join our OTE scheme and receive free use of the centres facilities.

If you believe you have the skills required for this post, please submit a letter of application and full CV by clicking Apply Now. Alternatively, you can send your application direct to Jason Andrews, Centre Manager, Towcester Centre For Leisure, Milton Way, Northants, NN12 6UW

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

Meets National Minimum Wage
Job description:
Recreation Assistant - Bar Staff
Corn Market Hall

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.

The Corn Market Hall in Kettering, is a superb events venue, located within the heart of the town.

We are currently looking for Recreation Assistants to work behind the bar, helping to deliver events and functions, predominantly at weekends.

You will ideally have had experience in a similar position, however training will be provided if necessary.

You will be reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team. You must also have a customer focused approach.

The position is subject to a successful DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a CV to Mat Tilley, General Manager, Kettering Swimming Pool, London Road, Kettering, Northants, NN15 7QA or apply online.

Applications By: 31st January 2018
£20,000
Job description:
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 to: Matt Bowsher, Centre Manager, Northcroft Lane, RG14 1RS or apply on-line now.

A full Job Description is available upon request

Position subject to DBS check
Applications By: Friday 26th January 2018
£18,000
Job description:
An exciting opportunity exists within our West Berkshire Contract. Willink Leisure Centre boasts a 25 metre, 4 lane Swimming Pool, 26 station ‘Expressions’ Fitness Gym, Sports Hall, Astroturf & other outdoor facilities. 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, First Aid at Work certificate 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 to: Leigh Rosier, Centre Manager, Hollybush Lane, RG7 3XP or apply on-line now.

A full Job Description is available upon request

Applications by: 26th January 2018

(interviews will be held throughout the process so if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment)
£6.55 - £8.00 per hour
Job description:
Backwell Leisure Centre

£6.55 - £8.00 per hour



Backwell Leisure Centre requires full time & part time Recreation Assistant/ Lifeguards to join our team! You must be self-motivated with great customer service skills with the ability to use your initiative. Punctuality and reliability are essential. Hours include evenings and weekends.

This role will include supervising the swimming pools, setting up equipment for activities and ensuring the presentation of the facility meets our high standards.

A lifeguard qualification (NPLQ) qualification is essential, however this can be achieved through our training academy at Backwell Leisure Centre

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. Alternatively, you can send your applications direct to Richard Scammell, Backwell Leisure Centre, Farleigh Road, Backwell, North Somerset, BS48 3PB

This position will require a DBS disclosure which will be applied for as part of the induction process.

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
Competitive Hourly Rate
Job description:
Located on the heart of Paignton we are a leisure centre offering a 33m swimming pool, 75 station gym, sports hall, 4 squash courts, and a friendly onsite cafe. If you have any questions or need more information please don't hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to welcoming you to Torbay!

We are seeking a cleaner who can support our busy team by maintaining our centre. Your main duties will include various deep cleaning tasks around the building including the use of cleaning machines. Health & Safety is our main priority within the centre and your role as a cleaner will adhere to all company procedures. 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.

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

Lex Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£5.60 - £8.65 per hour plus OTE
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Part Time Customer Advisor
Membership Sales
Hutton Moor Leisure Centre

18 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 and Cover Letter by clicking Apply Now. Alternatively, you can send your application direct to Kylie Taylor, Sales Manager at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Hutton Moor Road, Weston-s-Mare, N Somerset, BS22 8LY

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

£17,000 - £18,000
Job description:
Duty Manager

Hungerford Leisure Centre
£17,000 - £18,000pa

Legacy Leisure, a leisure support services company, aims to deliver high quality services to our customers. The Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff. Legacy Leisure’s facilities and services provide a diverse range of health, fitness, sport, leisure and recreational services for the communities that we serve.

Located in the heart of Hungerford we are a leisure centre offering a 25m swimming pool, 28 station gym, sports hall, and 4 outdoor tennis courts. If you have any questions or need more information please don't hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to welcoming you to Hungerford!

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic individual looking to progress their career into management. You will oversee the centre operation and support the management team and in addition you’ll be involved in the numerous activities and programmes on offer.

As a Duty Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operation of the centre, and will be trained to demonstrate full competence in the following areas; financial reporting, processes and procedures, HR policies and procedures, operational monitoring, facilities management and maintenance, and customer service, sales and marketing. You will also be expected to carry out lifeguarding duties.

You will need to be passionate about health, fitness and delivering excellent customer service. Previous experience in managing staff in a leisure environment and knowledge of the fitness, leisure or health industries is advantageous. Ideally, the successful candidate will hold a degree in Sports or similar and a First Aid at Work qualification is desirable, however training will be provided.

All positions are subject to DBS checks.

To apply, send a letter of application and CV via email.

Applicants can apply online at www.leisurecentre.com

Application deadline : 31st January 2018

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
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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.
Ian King Parkwood Leisure

Ian King

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