Leisure Assistant

Job Description

We are looking for enthusiastic Leisure Assistants to provide visitors to the Sports Development Centre with a friendly and positive experience.

Following extensive refurbishment in 2014, the Sports Centre was re-launched to the community offering a vibrant mix of school, community, and club-based programmes.

The facility offers a range of indoor and outdoor facilities enabling a varied and inclusive programme to operate.

Your role will be to provide excellent customer care, ensuring the facilities are maintained to a high standard so they are clean and safe for our visitors to use.

Level 2 Fitness instructor qualification preferred.

This position is for a casual position, so hours will be across evenings and weekends as required.

The aim of the Sports Development Centre is to create a facility which provides a wide range of accessible and affordable activities for the Academy students, families, and the community to participate in a friendly and safe environment.

The community opening hours are Monday to Friday 5:00pm – 10:00pm, and weekends by arrangement.

We believe in hiring for potential and this means that we value individuals for the knowledge skills and experience that they have developed in every aspect of their lives.  If you don’t feel that you meet all of the criteria listed in the person specification, we would still encourage you to apply.

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme.  Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you. 

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students.  We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.