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Operations Manager

Parkwood Community Leisure

Breckland Leisure Centre & Waterworld

South East

£24,000 - £24,000 Per Annum




Breckland Leisure Centre & Waterworld

Salary: Circa £24,000 dependant on qualifications and experience


Breckland Leisure Centre and Waterworld comprises of a 25 metre swimming pool, Learner Pool,

Leisure Pool with flume and features and a 70 station gym located on the outskirts of Thetford. In addition, the Centre also includes Sports Hall, Exercise Studios, Squash Courts, Indoor Bowls, Outdoor pitches and cafe.


We are seeking a driven and enthusiastic individual looking to pursue a career in

Leisure Management. This key role will report directly to the Centre Manager and will involve taking responsibility for  the management of Health and Safety Procedures and practices as well as overseeing key operational priorities as identified by the Centre Manager.  This will include ensuring that the staff provide the highest standards of customer service and cleanliness.


This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced manager or supervisor with ambitions to progress to a more senior role.  Previous experience in the management of Health & Safety and a willingness to undertake further formal training in this area of responsibility is essential.  The ability to lead and motivate a team is paramount.  A recognised Leisure Management qualification, or equivalent vocational qualification would be desirable.


A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and Pool Plant Operators Certificate would be advantageous, however full training will be provided.


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


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.


To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to:

Richard Savory, Centre Manager, Breckland Leisure Centre, Croxton Road,

Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1JD or alternatively via email to:


Closing Date: Sunday 27th January 2019


Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Applications by: 27/01/2019