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Recreation Assistant

Culture & Leisure

Sport & Fitness Instruction

Inspiring healthy lifestyles

Inspiring healthy lifestyles
Leigh Leisure Centre
Leigh Sports Village

Salary: £14,542 per annum (pro rata for part-time) OR National Minimum Wage (pro rata for part-time):   £14,855 per annum (age 21+) & monthly Living Wage allowance £15,839 per annum (age 25+) 

18 hours and 30 minutes per week
Your role:

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

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.

Applicants must have:  

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

Experience of working within a leisure environment

Demonstrated experience of dealing with groups, clubs and organisations

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 these posts please visit our website to download an application form quoting vacancy reference number 2335, emailing back to We also have full time vacancies available, so please state within your application form that you would like to be considered for the part time position.

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

part time

application deadline

11 59 pm

22nd Apr 2019

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