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Duty Manager

Parkwood Community Leisure

Hengrove Park Leisure Centre

South West

£16,500 - £19,000 Per Annum

Hengrove park Leisure Centre is s state of the art facility located in South Bristol and is proud to provide the only 50m Pool in the Bristol area. Other facilities include a 20m Teaching Pool, 150 station gym, 3 Studios, a Climbing Wall, Sports Hall, Health Suite and Café, with around 40,000 visits to these facilities each month.

This key role will report to the Centre Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at key times to include health and safety, customer care, managing staff and ensuring compliance with the PFI contract at all times.  The post holder will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

Experience of team leadership and motivation is essential, as is the ability to take ownership for tasks and manage a busy workload. Experience in a similar role would be beneficial to this post as the site is large and busy. The role involves ensuring the sound operation and safety of all team members and customers during the duty shift. All Duty Managers are delegated specific areas of responsibility for which they are accountable; this may include staff rota's, training and development, environmental management or other relevant areas.

An NPLQ qualification is required along with a First Aid at Work certificate, however training updates may be available for the right candidate. A Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable along with recognised Leisure Management qualification or equivalent vocational qualification.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern in line with the opening hours of the centre. 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 CRB check.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please send a letter of application, stating current salary and full CV to: or apply online.

Applications by: 13/10/2013