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Duty Manager

Parkwood Leisure

Penzance Leisure Centre

South West





Duty Manager

Penzance 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.


We have an exciting opportunity in our Penzance contract.  Penzance Leisure Centre is a busy community based leisure centre in West Penwith comprising of a 25 metre swimming pool, a learner pool,  50+ station gym, functional training area, group exercise / activity studio, 6 court sports hall, health suite, creche and a grass pitch. 


The Opportunity

This key role will report to the Contract Manager and the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care, financial procedures and leading and managing multiple departments when on duty. Working hours include evenings and weekends on a rota over 40 hours per week. 


The postholder 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 Person

  • The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and a good level of experience of working in a very busy wet/dry facility. 

  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a total commitment to customer service are essential. 

  • The postholder will manage a team, ensuring the sound operation and safety of staff and customers.

  • Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role. 

  • An NPLQ is essential along with a First Aid at Work certificate.   A Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification or equivalent vocational qualification. 

  • This position requires a DBS disclosure.


What can Parkwood 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


Parkwood 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

  • 13/03/2020


About Parkwood Leisure

Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. Working with Legacy and Lex Leisure, we’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve.


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Applications by: 13/03/2020