Assistant Leisure Manager - Sandwell, West Midlands

Sandwell, West Midlands
Grade 6 (£32,909 to £37,261)
13 Mar 2023
30 Mar 2023
Full Time

Assistant Leisure Manager - Sandwell, West Midlands

Grade/Pay: Grade 6 (£32,909 to £37,261)

Location: Sandwell Aquatic Centre (role initially based at Smethwick Swimming Centre until the opening of SAC)

Hours: 37 Hours per week including early mornings, evenings, and weekends

The Sandwell Aquatics Centre was the only brand-new venue built for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

After successfully hosting the Games’ swimming and diving events, the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre is now ready to move onto the next phase. The facility is currently being transformed into a state-of-the-art local leisure centre for Sandwell and the region and will open to the public in summer 2023. 

It will include a 50 metre Olympic-size swimming pool, a 10-metre-high competitive dive tower and a 25-metre dive pool, along with 1,000 spectator seats.

In addition, the centre will also boast the following facility mix:

  • A community swimming pool.
  • Three 150sqm activity studios.
  • two 4-court sports halls.
  • 108-station gym.
  • 25-station ladies-only gym.
  • indoor cycling studio.
  • changing village for up to 600
  • dry diving centre with mini floor trampolines.
  • sauna/steam room.
  • new football pitch and changing facilities
  • new urban park and children’s play area
  • parking for up to 300 vehicles and a café.

Sandwell Leisure Trust, in partnership with Sandwell Council is now looking to recruit an Assistant Leisure Manager to support the legacy of the games through and to help put this iconic facility on the world map.

Your role as Assistant Leisure Manager will be to deputise for the Centre Manager in managing the daily operation of the centre, including facility management, service delivery, and ensuring that safe and efficient operation of the site is maintained at all times. 

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management, development and direction of all employees and services within the centre. As well as assisting in the efficient delivery of the service improvement/business planning process, implementation of a comprehensive service policy/strategy and performance monitoring/management of KPI’s and financial targets.

A flexible, positive, and can-do attitude with excellent time management skills is crucial. You will have effective communication with both employees and customers, to ensure a smooth, professional and enjoyable experience for all. 

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from an award-winning organisation like Sandwell Leisure Trust which include:

  • Admission to the Local Government Pension Scheme, contributing 16.2%.
  • Generous annual leave, starting at 30 days plus 9 bank holidays
  • Free staff membership at our leisure centres
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
  • Flexible and family friendly working policies

The Next Steps

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