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Duty Manager

Lex Leisure

North Devon Leisure Centre

South West





Duty Manager

North Devon Leisure Centre


This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.


North Devon Leisure Centre is based in the heart of Barnstaple. The centre comprises of a pool,  fitness suite 100 station, dance studio, sportshall, squash courts, bowls hall, holiday club to name just a few of the facilities on site.  


This key role reporting to the Operations Manager will involve the day to day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre, including contract adherence, health and safety, customer care and leading and managing a team of staff.


The working hours will be based on a shift pattern which includes Bank Holiday and weekend working.


The Opportunity


  • The chance for professional progression within the company

  • The opportunity to gain leisure related qualifications

  • To gain on the job experience managing a team in the leisure industry


The Person


  • The successful candidate will be dynamic, be able to demonstrate problem solving  attributes and be able to think on their feet

  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service

  • To be able to develop and promote an exciting, innovative leisure programme in order to increase the usage and profitability of the Centre

  • To ensure the highest possible standards of health & safety

  • An NPLQ is essential

  • It will be desirable that the post holder has First Aid at Work and a recognised qualification in Leisure Management, Sports Development, or related subject to a minimum NVQ 3


What can Lex Leisure offer you?


  • Competitive salary

  • Generous annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development


Lex Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.


How to Apply


If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to


Closing Date


  • 13th June 2019


About Lex Leisure


Lex Leisure seeks to operate leisure venues on a commercial basis with a view to generating a surplus that can be used for our principal objective of supporting those who are disabled, physically or mentally or who require support or bespoke care plans to stay physically active. Lex Leisure, working with key partners, wants to empower disabled people to take a more active role in all aspects of sport and physical activity and for our facilities to be more inclusive and to provide a greater range of sporting opportunities for disabled people.


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Applications by: 13/06/2019