Holiday Scheme Assistant

Shropshire Community Leisure Trust
£6.83 to £9.5 per hour
Closing date
22 Mar 2023
Job description:

Location: Shrewsbury Sports Village, SY1 4RQ

Working Hours: School holidays Monday – Friday, with the potential of weekend work

Salary: up to £9.50 per hour depending on age


In this role you will work with your fellow team members to plan and deliver a safe, fun and engaging program of sports, arts and craft activities that meets the needs of our customers who will be aged 4 to 12 years old during the school holidays.


Your days will be varied and will include providing activity sessions, coaching various sports, handing out lunch bags and making sure the kids are enjoying themselves, are well looked after and have the best experience possible.


This is your chance to be involved in a fantastic scheme keeping children entertained during the school holidays and you will go home each day with a huge sense of satisfaction at the difference you have made.


We share your passion for leisure, and we will offer a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities, including supporting you in achieving Swimming Teacher and/or Lifeguarding qualifications which will enable you to take on casual roles at your local Centre during term times and school holidays if you so wish.  



Profile description:

What you’ll need to do the role


First and foremost, you will need to have excellent customer service skills, communication and organisational skills as well as be comfortable working with children. We welcome applications from candidates aged 16 and above.


We are looking for candidates who are outgoing, enthusiastic, and highly motivated to be considered for this role.


Lastly, it’s desirable that you hold a sport specific, play work qualification, first aid certificate as well as child protection however this is not essential as full training will be provided.


This is a great opportunity to be part of something special and provide local children with a safe and fun place to play and develop skills. So, if you feel you are suitable and up to the challenge please apply as soon as possible.


Please note, these roles are subject to DBS checks.


We offer:

What we offer 

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Free membership for your and a family member or friend
  • Excellent career progression and training opportunities
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
  • A company that recognises your contribution

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