ABOUT US

Leisure Focus Trust is a charitable incorporated organisation. We aim to provide quality services to our customers and engage all members of our local community into an active lifestyle. 

We are committed to bring the best out in our staff and support internal growth. Your personal development is very important to us. 

This is such an exciting opportunity for the right person to have a strong influence on the culture, direction and success of the leisure centre and on our overall business. Leisure Focus has ambitious plans and is looking at innovative ways to engage the local community through the leisure offer. Is this you?

Our values are clear.

FOCUS on the customer 

APPROACH everything systematically 

COLLABORATE to achieve 

EXCEED expectation

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Free gym membership for yourself and a nominated person
  • Free swim membership for yourself and a nominated person
  • Access to free use of the site facilities
  • 28 paid days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Extra days holiday as a reward to length of service
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Braywick Leisure Centre,  Maidenhead
Up to £45,000 depending on experience

Due to internal promotion, Leisure Focus is looking for a General Manager to take the lead role in developing the Braywick Leisure Centre business.
Reporting into the Managing Director, this role is such an exciting opportunity for someone to have a strong influence on the culture, direction and success of the brand new £35m iconic facility.

As a company, Leisure Focus has ambitious plans and is developing innovative ways to engage the local community through the leisure offer.
The General Manager will inspire and lead their team to ensure the highest standards of delivery at all times.
The role will be responsible for ensuring that the Trust’s operations are fully compliant with relevant legislation as well as managing and developing the Centre’s community engagement work and wider commercial offer.

To apply, please send an expression of interest letter and your CV to
jobs@leisurefocus.org.uk.


Closing date for applications is Friday 2nd July.

Duty Manager

Furze Platt Leisure Centre, Furze Platt Senior School, Furze Platt Road, SL6 7NQ

£17,000 - £22,000

CLOSING DATE - 11.06.2021

To apply please email your CV and covering letter or video to recruitment@leisurefocus.org.uk by 11.06.2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Come and join our Leisure Focus Duty Manager team. This role is pivotal to the operations of our leisure centres. Managing and inspiring a large team of several departments day to day, ensuring our customers have the best customer journey from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave. Our Duty Managers are forward thinking and passionate about leading their team, ensuring all employees are developed to their full potential. Joining our team as a Duty Manager allows our community to enjoy their leisure time, improve their physical and mental well being and is a genuinely rewarding experience.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Our Duty Managers…..

  • Can ensure the highest possible standards of Health & Safety within the centre by being fully knowledgeable in the companies H & S procedures and ensuring these procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times
  • Can ensure the highest possible standards of customer care within the centre
  • Can develop and promote an exciting, innovative leisure programme in order to increase the usage and profitability of the Centre
  • Can assume shift management responsibility for the centre to maximise the total performance of the centre and maintain the highest standards of customer care. Can act as a member of the Leisure Centre Management Team on a shift rota system, during opening hours of the Centre
  • Care about our customers and want them to have their best customer journey - they arrive happy and leave happy wanting to return
  • Care about the team of employees they manage daily and have passion to develop them to their full potential
  • Can ensure all staff are kept informed of the Centre’s activities and special events
  • Can ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort to achieve a safe and welcoming environment for our customers and employees
  • Can and is willing to deputise for the Contract Manager/Centre Manager as requested
  • Can and is willing to assist the Contract Manager/Centre Manager in providing appropriate staff training and development
  • Can ensure that the objectives of the contract are achieved and the appropriate financial systems and procedures are implemented
  • Can be responsible for the provision of teaching and coaching courses for all areas of the operation, including recruitment and maintenance of a register of qualified coaches
  • Can express innovative ideas and suggestions to improve our company. Can identify and assess the feasibility of new activities which the Centre could provide
  • Can achieve maximum levels of participation in all courses and activities. Monitoring cost effectiveness and highlighting and rectifying areas of low performance
  • Can produce performance records, statistics, targets and reports for programming and associated activities
  • Can assist in the marketing and publicity of all activities and events and develop distribution networks for promotional materials and merchandising of products
  • Can ensure sufficient staff are available for the safe, high quality functioning of the Centre
  • Can assist in the management of the Centre’s quality assurance systems and procedures and undertake any regulatory requirements
  • Can lead and assist the running of events. 
  • Can act as a main key holder for the Centre and be responsible for opening and closing of the building and emergency call-outs.
  • Can be responsible and accountable for cash handling as required.
  • Can undertake any other duties as may be required by the Contract Manager to ensure that the business objectives of the contract are achieved.
  • Can be accountable for their own actions.

THE CANDIDATE

Our Duty Managers…..

  • Love being part of a team
  • Love being able to lead and team and develop each staff member's full potential.
  • Are enthusiastic and have a positive outlook towards their role 
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Want to learn and gain skills
  • Are honest, ethical, loyal and accountable
  • Are punctual and well presented
  • Are flexible and can adapt to changes on shift accordingly and willingly.
  • Are willing to work from various local locations within the company as and when required
  • Are willing to work shifts, including evenings and weekends.
  • Are willing to work extra hours should the centre need.
  • Are professional at all times

QUALIFICATIONS

Our Duty Managers……..

  • Have a recognised qualification in Leisure Management, Sports Development or related subject or have to knowledge and are looking to achieve such qualification 
  • The successful candidate will have knowledge and skills in the Leisure or a related industry.

DBS

Duty Manager positions are classed as a regulated post and therefore will require a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the post holder to be submitted for a DBS check

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Title

Duty Manager

Reporting to

Centre Manager

Grade

JM

Annual Leave

28 days’ paid annual leave per year

Pension

NEST Auto Enrolment after 3 months service

Notice Period

1 Month

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

£16,000 - £19,000

Braywick Leisure Centre, Braywick Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1BN

CLOSING DATE - 21.06.2021

To apply please email your CV and covering letter or video to recruitment@leisurefocus.org.uk by 21.06.2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Come and join our Leisure Focus Fitness Instructor team. This role is crucial to the operations of our exercise facilities at our leisure centres. Inspiring your customers to positively engage with you and the fitness team to ensure they have the best customer journey from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave. Our Fitness Instructors are forward thinking and passionate about the fitness industry, keeping up with the latest fitness trends to provide an engaging and exciting fitness journey for customers of all abilities. Our Fitness Instructors gain a wide skill set and range of experiences which are relevant to carry forward to progress your fitness career pathway. Joining our team as a Fitness Instructor allows our community to enjoy and improve their physical and mental well being and is a genuinely rewarding experience.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Our Fitness Instructors...

  • Can ensure all Health & Safety procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times
  • Can promote excellence of customer services and motivate people to enjoy exercise through good communications and selling skills
  • Can take responsibility for all aspects of the daily operations of the health and fitness facilities
  • Care about our customers and want them to have their best customer journey - they arrive happy and leave happy wanting to return
  • Can drive the Leisure Focus brand and the customer journey to increase member usage and member retention in the local community
  • Can work on a shift rota system to undertake the daily operations of the facilities
  • Can undertake Inductions, Fitness Assessments and Personal Programmes in accordance with the companies values
  • Are aware of all Health and Safety issues within the Centre, specifically the fitness and health facility, and to constantly implement and assess procedures, drawing attention to unsafe practices
  • Can support and engage members health and well being goals
  • Can work as part of a team to increase member usage and member retention achieve retention
  • Can ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort to achieve a safe and welcoming environment for our customers and employees
  • Can undertake basic maintenance work as required and to coordinate and facilitate the equipment servicing schedule
  • Can make sure all equipment and facilities are safe and secure at all times. Including when not in use
  • Can and are willing to undertake any reasonable request to assist with the daily operations of the Centre

THE CANDIDATE

Our Fitness Instructors...

  • Love being part of a team
  • Are enthusiastic and have a positive outlook towards their role 
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Want to learn and gain skills
  • Are honest, ethical, loyal and accountable
  • Are punctual and well presented
  • Are flexible and can adapt to changes on shift accordingly and willingly
  • Are willing to work from various local locations within the company as and when required
  • Are willing to work shifts, including evenings and weekends
  • Are willing to work extra hours should the centre need
  • Are professional at all times

QUALIFICATIONS

Our Fitness Instructors...

Have a recognised level 2 gym instructor qualification

DBS

Fitness Instructor positions are classed as a regulated post and therefore will require a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the postholder to be submitted for a DBS check.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Title

Fitness Instructor

Reporting to

Gym Manager

Grade

Operational

Annual Leave

28 days’ paid annual leave per year

Pension

NEST Auto Enrolment after 3 months service

Notice Period

1 Month

RECREATION ASSISTANT - LIFEGUARD

£16,000 - £18,500

Windsor Leisure Centre, Stovell Road, Windsor, SL4 5JB

CLOSING DATE - 30.06.2021

To apply please email your CV and covering letter or video to recruitment@leisurefocus.org.uk by 30.06.2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Come and join our Leisure Focus Recreation Assistant team. This role is crucial to the operations of our leisure centres. Working on the front line, ensuring our customers have the best customer journey from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave. Our recreation assistants gain a wide skill set and range of experiences which are relevant to carry forward to any career pathway. Saving lives being one of them. Joining our team as a Recreation Assistant allows our community to enjoy their leisure time, improve their physical and mental well being and is a genuinely rewarding experience.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Our Recreation Assistants...

  • Can ensure the highest possible standards of health & safety within the centre
  • Can ensure the highest possible standards of customer care within the centre
  • Care about our customers and want them to have their best customer journey - they arrive happy and leave happy wanting to return
  • Can assist the Senior Recreation Assistant and Duty Manager to ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort to achieve a safe and welcoming environment for our customers
  • Can assist the Senior Recreation Assistant and Duty Manager to achieve effective control and security of the facility, patrolling all appropriate areas ensuring that equipment is stored safely and securely
  • Enjoy completing a variety of tasks throughout their shift in all areas and departments of the centre.
  • Can use their own initiative when completing daily tasks and duties and are accountable for their own actions
  • Enjoy working as part of our team who support each other to achieve the objectives and targets of the centre
  • Can respond to emergency situations in accordance with their training
  • Can be aware of all health & safety issues, constantly implement and assess procedures and draw attention to any unsafe practices
  • Can express innovative ideas and suggestions to improve our company
  • Can ensure all parts of the Centre are safe and secure when not in use
  • Can and are willing to cover duties of such other members of staff as required
  • Can undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Leisure Centre
  • Are proud to positively portray our company and the centre by wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty

THE CANDIDATE

Our Recreation Assistants...

  • Love being part of a team
  • Are enthusiastic and have a positive outlook towards their role 
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Want to learn and gain skills
  • Are honest, ethical, loyal and accountable
  • Are punctual and well presented
  • Are flexible and can adapt to changes on shift accordingly and willingly.
  • Are willing to work from various local locations within the company as and when required
  • Are willing to work shifts, including evenings and weekends.
  • Are willing to work extra hours should the centre need.
  • Are professional at all times

QUALIFICATIONS

Our Recreation Assistants...

  • Have a good general education and a desire to achieve a leisure management qualification. 
  • Have a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. Ongoing training is provided to all our lifeguards.

DBS

Recreation Assistant positions are classed as a regulated post and therefore will require a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the postholder to be submitted for a DBS check.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Title

Recreation Assistant

Reporting to

Senior Recreation Assistant / Duty Manager

Grade

Operational

Annual Leave

28 days’ paid annual leave per year

Pension

NEST Auto Enrolment after 3 months service

Notice Period

1 Month

 

MARKETING & EVENTS COORDINATOR

£16,000 - £21,000

Leisure Focus, Berkshire 

CLOSING DATE - 30.06.2021

To apply please email your CV and covering letter or video to recruitment@leisurefocus.org.uk by 30.06.2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Working within a fast-paced leisure organisation, the Marketing & Events Coordinator role is an exciting opportunity to progress your career in this sector. If you have plenty of energy and initiative, are driven, ambitious and bursting with ideas this is the perfect role for you. Supporting the Marketing & Events Manager, the marketing and event coordinator will assist with the marketing both on and offline for the Leisure Focus brand.

Assisting with the planning, coordinating and delivering of events, developing our Leisure Focus brand, supporting the social media engagement, content &  promotions of all leisure facilities across 5 sites. This is a great opportunity for your creativity to build and grow our brand to be industry leading.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting with creating, editing social media content & engagement
  • Assisting with the constant development with the Leisure Focus  App & Website 
  • Developing the Leisure Focus brand by working closely with staff & community 
  • Assist from start to finish with Leisure Focus events 
  • Dealing with event / customer enquiries & basic office admin 
  • Training new staff when needed for children's activities & special events
  • Representing the company by engaging with suppliers & contractors  
  • Can ensure the highest possible standards of Health & Safety within the centre by being fully knowledgeable in the companies H & S procedures and ensuring these procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times
  • Can ensure the highest possible standards of customer service within the centres

THE CANDIDATE

Our Marketing and Events Coordinator...

  • Has strong communication & presentation skills (can talk in front of a camera or to an audience)
  • Are very organised & enthusiastic with a can do attitude towards their role 
  • Have the ability to multi task & work on a number of projects at once
  • Are honest, ethical, loyal and accountable
  • Love being part of a team
  • Love being able to lead and team and develop each staff member's full potential.
  • Are enthusiastic and have a positive outlook towards their role 
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Want to learn and gain skills
  • Are punctual and well presented
  • Are flexible and can adapt to changes on shift accordingly and willingly
  • Are willing to work from various local locations, work shifts, including evenings and weekends
  • Are professional at all times

QUALIFICATIONS

Our Events and Coordinator…

  • Ideally has a recognised qualification in social media / digital marketing / video editing subject or are looking to achieve such qualification
  • Has knowledge and skills in events and marketing or related industry
  • Holds a valid UK driving licence

DBS

Events & Marketing Coordinator positions are classed as a regulated post and therefore will require a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the post holder to be submitted for a DBS check.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Title

Events and Marketing Coordinator 

Reporting to

Events and Marketing Manager 

Grade

Operational

Annual Leave

28 days’ paid annual leave per year

Pension

NEST Auto Enrolment after 3 months service

Notice Period

1 Month