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Leisure Operations Manager - Dartford, Kent

Places Leisure
Dartford, Kent
£30,000 per annum
Closing date
19 Mar 2023

Leisure Operations Manager - Dartford, Kent

We are Places Leisure, a Real Living Wage Employer, part of the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.

How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with active people, commercial people and customer focused people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 209,000 homes, manage £4.5 billion of assets, deliver £87.9m in social value and teach 80,000 children to swim each week.

More about your role

As a Leisure Operations Manager you will be responsible for the day to day delivery of leisure services to a wide customer base. You will be ensure staff are trained, motivated and are delivering standards of performance at all times. You will work closely the General Manager, chair staff meetings, carrying out staff appraisals and maintain a high morale around the centre.

In addition you will be responsible for maintaining health and safety standards including overseeing the day to day maintenance and cleaning within the Centre.

More about you

You will have experience working within a leisure environment and already have management experience. You will be a motivated, enthusiastic and passionate individual. Customer service is at the heart of this role so you will need to be able to demonstrate at interview where you and your team have provided amazing service that met a customer's needs. At interview you will need to demonstrate how you have engaged with staff to motivate them to deliver best in class service.


We are a large, diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:

  • We align with the Real Living Wage foundation
  • Full Health & Fitness membership for you, a nominated adult and up to 4 juniors
  • Flexible working (including part time working, shift work and more)
  • An opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Lots of opportunity to access ongoing personal learning and development
  • Access to our Company Pension scheme
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
  • Discounts of up to 50% on activities, centre shop and cafes
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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