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Trainee Duty Manager - Tarka Leisure Centre - Sticklepath, Barnstaple

Parkwood Leisure, Lex Leisure and Legacy Leisure
Sticklepath, Barnstaple
£20,984 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

Trainee Duty Manager - Tarka Leisure Centre - Sticklepath, Barnstaple

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: £20,984

Do you want to work at the newest most prestigious leisure facility in North Devon?

We are seeking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and customer focussed people to join our team at Tarka Leisure Centre in Barnstaple, North Devon.

Tarka Leisure Centre is the most modern leisure facility in the North Devon locality and will provide a 25m swimming pool, 20 metre learner pool, sports hall, state of the art gym, spin studio and 2 x group exercise studios and indoor ski facility as well as the current indoor and outdoor tennis courts and all weather pitch.  

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

The Trainee Duty Manager position is a key position in the Company.  Carrying out continuous customer and staff relations services, the position provides the postholder with a genuinely rewarding experience and provides a springboard to a leisure management career in one of the most attractive and fast growing leisure management companies.

Primary objectives for the Trainee Duty Manager will be:

  • To ensure the highest possible standards of health and safety and customer care within the Centre.
  • To develop and promote an exciting, innovative leisure programme in order to increase the usage and profitability of the Centre.
  • To assume shift management responsibility for the Centre to maximise the total performance of the Centre and maintain the highest standards of customer care.
  • To work closely with a current Duty Manager, gaining valuable experience and knowledge.

The Person  

  • Ideally a First Aid at Work Qualification and National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, although training will be given. are essential. A recognised Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable or must be obtained within a set period if not held.
  • It will be desirable that the post holder has a recognised qualification in Leisure Management, Sports Development or related subject. 
  • Will be able to gain acceptance and respect from clients and the teams involved.
  • Will be able to build strong relationships with customers, clients and employees.
  • Will be able to communicate at different levels of the organisation, both listen and direct.
  • Will be able to demonstrate clear identification with all customer requirements.
  • Will be able to maintain and be committed to good employee relations and deliver quality training.
  • Will be able to perform recreation assistant duties when required.

What can Lex Leisure offer you?

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person / Employee discount portal / Company sick pay / Career Progression and More!!...

How to Apply

If you feel like you’d be successful in this role or are interested to know more, we’d love to hear from you. 

Closing Date

  • 28th February 2023

The Parkwood Leisure Holdings Ltd Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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