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Trainee Duty Manager

Parkwood Community Leisure

Hengrove Park Leisure Centre

South West


We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join the team at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre in South Bristol.

Hengrove Park Leisure Centre opened in February 2012 and is a state of the art leisure facility including 50m Olympic pool, Training pool, Spa, 150 station gym, 3 group exercise studios, Sports hall, Climbing wall, Healthy Living Zone, Crèche, Café Vita.

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic individual looking to progress their career in to operations management, and who is committed to undergo the relevant training to get there. This role is adapted to fit you and your skills to ensure you reach your goal. Initially you will work alongside poolside staff, as knowledge and experience is gained this will develop into leadership of this team as well as working in other areas of the building as required. The role will develop further to include assisting the Duty Manager in the management of the shift and, once adequate training is completed and you have been deemed competent, taking responsibility for Duty Manager shifts on an ad hoc basis.

As a Trainee Duty Manager you will be trained to demonstrate full competence in the following areas; day to day operations, facilities management and maintenance, team management, operational monitoring including requirements of a PFI contract, customer service, financial processes and procedures, HR policies, procedures and practise and basic programme management. A positive and professional attitude and a confident and tenacious personality are essential. Experience and knowledge of the fitness, leisure or health industries is advantageous. Ideally the successful candidate will hold a qualification in Leisure Management or similar, NPLQ, PPO and First Aid at Work are required, however these may be provided for the right candidate.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a letter of application and full CV, stating your current salary to: Cally Marshall at or apply on-line now!

Applications by: 22/09/2013