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Senior Leisure Assistant

Culture & Leisure

Sport & Fitness Instruction

Inspiring healthy lifestyles

Inspiring healthy lifestyles
Leigh Leisure Centre
Leigh Sports Village

Salary: £16,524 - £17,719 per annum.

37 hours per week

Your role:

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our professional Lifeguard and Recreation team. The Senior Leisure Assistant position occupies a highly visible, supervisory role, so excellent interpersonal skills; confidence, the ability to lead a team and strong customer focus are pre-requisites for the post.  

As a Senior Leisure Assistant, you will ensure to the satisfaction of the Assistant Manager the safe and efficient day to day operation of sports and leisure facilities and ensure that an excellent customer service standard is maintained throughout the centre.  

You will provide support to the Assistant Manager as required in the operational management of the centre, by acting as a key holder in opening/closing of the site as and when required.

About you: 

We are looking for individuals with a positive attitude towards this crucial role in our organisation.  You should have a flexible approach to work and a strong commitment to the highest standards of customer care, having the ability to lead a team by leading by example.

Applicants MUST hold:  

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and evidence of ongoing/regular training to maintain competence

Appropriate training, in pool water testing qualification is preferred.  

About us: 

Here at Inspiring healthy lifestyles we believe everyone can reap the rewards a healthier, happier lifestyle can bring.  

We’re a charitable organisation working in Wigan, Greater Manchester; Cannock Chase, Staffordshire and Selby, North Yorkshire on behalf of our local authority partners delivering and managing hundreds of products and services in Leisure, Health and Wellbeing.  

To apply for this post please visit our website to download an application form quoting vacancy reference number 2330/IHL179, emailing back to

Alternatively, you can send the application form to the HR Department, Robin Park Headquarters, Loire Drive, Wigan WN5 0UL.

Application Form.
Job Description and Person Specification

Interview date: To be confirmed  

This post is subject to an enhanced level disclosure check. 

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

22nd Apr 2019

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