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Duty Manager -  Leicester

University of Leicester
Leicester, Leicestershire
Grade 4 - £19,612 to £22,417 per annum (pro-rata)
Closing date
18 Apr 2021

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Duty Manager -  Leicester

  • Location: Leicester
  • Department: Student and Academic Services
  • Vacancy terms: Part time (0.6 FTE / 21 hours per week) permanent
  • Salary details: Grade 4 - £19,612 to £22,417 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Hours per week: 21

About the role

We have an excellent opportunity within our Sports and Active Life department for a Duty Manager to join the team on a permanent basis. The post is one of eight across two sites that, on a flexible shift pattern, act as Duty Manager within the Sports Centre and associated facilities.

As Duty Manager the post holder is the senior managerial presence on site whilst on shift. They line manage all sports centre staff on shift to achieve the set standards of operation whilst working to normal operating procedures. You will be required to hold a First Aid at Work qualification and we will ask you to attend a course that we will fund unless you already hold this.

We will rely on you to be the lead for all operational issues on the site including cleaning and maintenance, and the provision sports equipment for activity sessions.

About you

To be considered for the Duty Manager post, you will have 5 GCSEs, grade C or above (or their equivalent qualifications and experience  of working within a customer service environment.

It would be advantageous if you had previous experience working within a recreational/leisure environment and had a sound knowledge of Health and Safety policy and procedures. This role would be suited to an individual who has the ability to remain calm in an emergency situation and has good written and verbal communication skills.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome, and should be made to Jeff Shields, Deputy Head of Sports & Active Life at

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Advert closes midnight on: 18 Apr 2021

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