Job title: Relief Duty Manager
Location: Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, ME15 7RN
Job type: Permanent, full time
Working Hours: 40 per week, between Monday to Sunday, covering earlies, days and lates
Salary: £19,177.60 + more when covering for the Duty Manager
Here at Maidstone Leisure Centre our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for a Relief Duty Manager to join the centre.
Maidstone Leisure Centre has undergone a major refurbishment and is one of the best leisure attractions in Kent, with five swimming pools, brand new family changing rooms, a two storey state-of-the-art gym, sports hall, children's soft play area and a 1,200 seated event hall offering a wide range of leisure activities for the whole family to enjoy, any age and ability.
As the Relief Duty Manager, the purpose of your role is to work within the centre ensuring customer safety and high standards of service and customer care at all times. The role will involve supervision of specific activities, maintaining high standards of cleanliness and the safe handling and set up of equipment.
In addition, you will supervise the work of the Leisure Assistants and assist the Duty Manager in ensuring the building is run smoothly.
We share your passion for leisure and we will offer a safe, fun and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities. You will also receive free gym membership for you and a family member.
The successful candidate will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff at Maidstone, pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when required and are confident using a computer.
You will able to demonstrate a level of experience and knowledge commensurate with the position, with previous experience of working in a leisure environment including pool supervision where appropriate.
It is essential that you hold a current Royal Lifesaving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and a current first aid at work qualification.
If you feel like you meet the above criteria and want to cut your teeth in a challenging and varied role, please apply today.
Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer
- Free Gym membership
- Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
- Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans
- Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.
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