Duty Manager Parkwood Leisure South West £8.62 - £10.00  Per Hour

Exciting Opportunity in Leisure Management in Barnstaple, North Devon



North Devon Leisure Centre

Salary:  Competitive (Full time position 39 hrs)


North Devon Leisure Centre is based in the heart of Barnstaple. It comprises of three swimming pools, 100 station fitness suite, dance studio, sports hall, squash courts, bowls hall, crèche & holiday club to name just a few of the facilities on site.


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 centre at key times to include health and safety, customer care and managing staff.  The post holder will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.


The ability to lead and motivate a team is paramount. A comprehensive understanding of health & safety is essential along with an NPLQ qualification, Pool Plant Operators Qualification and First Aid at Work certificate.  A recognised Leisure Management qualification, or equivalent vocational qualification would be desirable.


The working hours will be based on a shift pattern which includes Bank Holiday and weekend working. The successful candidate will be dynamic, be able to demonstrate problem solving attributes and be able to 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.


The successful candidate should have extensive 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 would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV to: julian.dymond@parkwood-leisure.co.uk


Deadline for applications is Wednesday 13th December 2017.  Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended. Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.


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