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Centre Manager

Lex Leisure

South East

£28,000 - £30,000 Per Annum



Castle Sports Centre & Castle Swimming Pool - South Holland Contract

Salary: £28 - £30K

Parkwood Leisure and its subcontractors, including Lex Leisure, currently operate 80+ facilities throughout the UK and employ over 4,500 staff.  Recognised as one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, we are the market leader in leisure PFI/PPP projects, with managed revenues in excess of £80m per annum. We are committed to supporting communities to be happier and healthier.  We pride ourselves on our exemplary health & safety record and our staff engagement.  


Situated in Lincolnshire the South Holland contract is an exciting new contract for Lex Leisure in 2019.


Reporting to the Contract Manager, the successful candidate will be required to take responsibility for the effective management and operation of the 2 Spalding sites which includes a 25m main pool, a learner pool plus sports hall and fitness facilities. There will be an emphasis on improving service delivery standards, profitability and consistently enhancing both the financial performance and usage of the facilities within the Contract specification.


The successful candidate will ideally have a recognised qualification in Leisure Management and have extensive knowledge of the safe operation of swimming pools and of the leisure industry in general. Health and Safety and Pool Plant Operation qualifications would be advantageous.  Excellent communication and customer and client liaison skills are essential. You should be able to manage and develop staff efficiently to meet the operational requirements of the Contract.


Candidates must have an understanding of financial procedures and be able to manage budgets for the contract whilst consistently developing and improving operational procedures in line with QUEST.  Flexibility and commitment to customer service are essential.


If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV stating your current salary to: Louise Edwardson, HR Administrator, Parkwood House, Berkeley Drive, Cuerden Park, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6BY or email


Closing Date: 15 February 2019


Lex Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.


Applications by: 15/02/2019