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Life Leisure  is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Circa £17,500 – £20,000 per annum
Job location: Stockport, UK
Job sector: sport
Job description:
About this role:

Our Duty Managers are enthusiastic, committed and hardworking individuals who supervise and lead the centre team during their shift, ensuring everyone maintains lifeLEISURE’s high standards, delivers exceptional customer service, communicates effectively and complies with operational procedures. In addition, they play a key role in supporting the centre to achieve sales and retention targets in order to assist with the achievement of lifeLEISURE’s business objectives.

The Duty Manager role has been a stepping stone for many of our team members who have followed personalised training plans and progressed either into leisure management or other areas of the business.

As six lifeLEISURE centres have pools and our Duty Managers may be required to work at any of our facilities, a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is essential for this post, however, if do you not currently have the qualification we can support you to gain it.

Reflecting our Preferred Behaviours = Personal Best culture, Life Leisure have ‘Behaviour Profiles’ rather than job descriptions. Click here to see the Behaviour Profile for this role.

Working for Life Leisure:

To find out more about what it’s like to work for Life Leisure please visit our website where you’ll find testimonials from both current and former staff, a list of the benefits you could receive by working for us and videos showing the fantastic work our amazing team does day in day out!

Why work for Life Leisure?

Our culture of Preferred Behaviours = Personal Best underpins everything that we do at Life Leisure. All staff who are recognised as demonstrating the Preferred Behaviours have the opportunity to be invited to join our Sentinel Programme where they take an active role in the future of Life Leisure by creating, developing and implementing new idea and products/services, whilst being mentored and learning new skills to help them become Life Leisure's future leaders.

In addition to our highly-regarded Sentinel programme, other benefits you’ll receive through working for Life Leisure include:

• Gym membership
• Contributory pension scheme
• Extensive training opportunities
• 6 weeks’ annual leave (rising to 7 after 5 years’ service)
• Annual awards event – See here this year’s award winners!

Applying for the role:

If you are interested in this role please click 'Apply Now' and submit express your interest by close of business Wednesday 8th August.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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£18,400 - £19,200
Job sector: sport
Job description:
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 (www.lovewithingtonbaths.com). 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:
* NPLQ
* Pool Plant Operators qualification
* Management and/or coaching qualification
* 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

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 by clicking on ‘apply now’.

Deadline for receipt of applications is 4th October 2018 with interviews taking place on the week beginning 8th October 2018.
Anticipated start date is week beginning 12th November 2018.
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