Leisure Assistant (Casual)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Ipswich Borough Council’s Sport and Leisure Team as a Level 2 Recreational Facilities Assistant. In this role you will be responsible for assisting the team with the efficient day-to-day operation of our sports and leisure facilities to ensure our customers can be more active in a safe and customer focused environment.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Ipswich Borough Council’s Sport and Leisure Team as a Level 2 Recreational Facilities Assistant.

In this role you will be responsible for assisting the team with the efficient day-to-day operation of our sports and leisure facilities to ensure our customers can be more active in a safe and customer focused environment.

The role involves providing members with fitness and exercise advice, prescribing fitness programmes and completing gym inductions. You will also be expected to assist with the set-up and set-down of activity equipment, customer enquiries, the supervision of children’s activities and cleaning duties.

We work hard to provide excellent customer service and build rapport with our members, so this is a place they love to visit.

We are looking for customer focused individuals who enjoy working with people, are passionate about health and fitness and hold a Level 2 Gym Instructing Qualification.

You should be hardworking, enthusiastic and with an ability to communicate clearly and effectively to people of all ages.

Previous experience of working in a sport and leisure or customer service environment would be beneficial.

Applicants must hold a Level 2 Gym Instructing Qualification.

The post holders will be required to work a shift pattern, including evenings and weekends.

DBS clearance is required for this role.

As well as a competitive salary, the Council offers Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) membership, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, learning and development opportunities, flexible working opportunities, wellbeing support, lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Shaun Jordan on 01473 433671 or via email shaun.jordan@ipswich.gov.uk.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held on week commencing 1st April 2024.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Location

Various Sports Centres

Salary

£12.81 – £13.24 per hour

Application closing date

31st March 2024
 

Job type

Annual 5 hours (casual) 

Various hours available

Requisition reference

REQ00805

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000