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£8.96 per hour
Job location: Woburn Forest Village - Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Hours of Work: Full Time
Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.

With up to 200 indoor and outdoor activities available, Center Parcs is the perfect place for families to try something new together. The Leisure team plays a key role in ensuring families feel confident, safe and happy during their activity, whatever their age or ability.

There are many opportunities in the Leisure team, and our offering of activities continues to grow. From donning an eye patch in Pirate and Princess Adventure to whizzing around a track in Quad Bike Safari or scaling the forest canopy in Aerial Adventure, our focus is on delivering a quality experience that guests will remember, whether it’s their first or fiftieth time.

- Annual profit share/management bonus
- Staff Reward Scheme
- Free use of leisure facilities
- Discounted Center Parcs breaks
- 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets

We are looking to recruit an outgoing, enthusiastic Team Leader to join the Activity Den team.

The successful candidate will assist the Activity Den Management Team in ensuring the smooth running of The Activity Den, and will also assist in overseeing the General Activities departments other associated cost centres including Children’s and Adult activities, Sports activities and the Nature programme. To deputise in the absence of an Assistant Manager as deemed necessary for the business.

To maintain a high standard of guest care and set high standards in building management and motivates and develop team members. To drive and develop demand and further opportunities to enhance the commercial management

Responsibilities include day-to-day supervision of all activities, equipment maintenance, monitoring staff attendance, rota management and ensuring health and safety standards are maintained.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB). This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.

You will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

You will be required to work a variety of shifts between the hours of 8am and 9pm including weekends and public/bank holidays on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:
- Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent
- Supervisory experience in managing team and volume activities
- Good basic general education
- Computer literacy including Elite
- Naturally cheerful
- Strong communication skills

Desirable requirements:
- Previous work experience of Leisure departments would be advantageous
- Previous team leadership experience or qualifications

Closing date: 6 March 2018 at 12 Noon
Interviews will be held: Week commencing 12 March 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.
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