Job Vacancies

Working for a great team

Are you enthusiastic, dynamic and an innovative individual?  If so, we are looking for someone like you to work at one of our five sites within South Downs Leisure.

If you are interested in finding out more about a vacancy, click on the job title and you will see full details of the vacancy and a link to an online application form.

Please note that you need to complete an application form as CVs alone will not be accepted.

Here are a list of our current vacancies:

Executive Assistant (P/T)

Post: Executive Assistant (Part-time)
Salary: £18,942 – £23,752 pro rata
Hours: 15 hours per week flexible work pattern (to include occasional evening meetings)
Location: Worthing Leisure Centre

Closing date: Wednesday 26th June 2019

What’s the Role…

We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant, to join our head office team based at Field Place Manor House. This role will predominantly be supporting the Chief Executive; however, this is a fast-paced role which will allow you to get involved in the various projects across different departments within South Downs Leisure.

The main duties will include …

Diary management, email and correspondence for the Chief Executive.
Assisting the Chief Executive with day to day administration duties.
Working with the Board of Trustees, supporting current projects across the company.

About you…

The ideal candidate would be trustworthy, unflappable, be able to think on their feet and be pro-active in managing projects and be confident with:

• Proven experience in a PA/EA/secretarial role at senior management level.
• GCSE in English or equivalent desirable, demonstrating strong written and verbal English.
• Proven record of working under strict confidentiality.
• Excellent time management and organisational skills.
• Personable and friendly with great customer focus.
• Pro-active, reliable and hard working.
• Articulate and thorough.
• Working to tight deadlines.
• Excellent skills with MS Excel, MS Office.
• Attention to detail.
• Adaptable, willing to take on extra work as required.
• Ability to communicate effectively across all levels.

Be ready to get stuck in!

What’s extra…

We will provide pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training and access to our employee assistance programme.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

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Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Swim Teacher (P/T)

Post: Assistant Swim Instructor (Part-time)
Salary: £8.17 per hour
Hours: 3 hours per week (term time only)
Location: Splashpoint Leisure Centre

Closing date: Wednesday 10th June 2019

What’s the Role…

Splashpoint has a vacancy for an assistant swimming instructor to join the AquaSchool Team. The role is assisting teaching pre-school classes of children enrolled in our busy swim school. The following hours can be shared between instructors.

Tuesdays 15.30 – 16.30
Wednesdays 15.45 – 16.45
Saturdays 11.00 – 12.00

About you…

Are you a level 1 qualified swimming instructor, enthusiastic, conscientious with excellent customer care skills, If so, you could just be who we are looking for. For an informal discussion about the Post, please contact Paddy Winter, Swimming School Manager on 01903 905050 ext 2023.

What’s extra…

We will provide pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training and access to our employee assistance programme.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

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Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Assistant Swim Teacher (P/T)

Post: Swim Instructor (Part-time)
Salary: £12.71 per hour
Hours: 2.5 hours per week (term time only)
Location: Splashpoint Leisure Centre

Closing date: Wednesday 10th June 2019

What’s the Role…

Splashpoint are currently looking for another swimming instructor to join the successful AquaSchool Team. The role is to teach classes of children enrolled in our busy swim school. (Wednesdays 15.45 – 18.15)

About you…

Are you a level 2 qualified swimming instructor, enthusiastic, conscientious with excellent customer care skills, If so, you could just be who we are looking for. For an informal discussion about the Post, please contact Paddy Winter, Swimming School Manager on 01903 905050 ext 2023.

What’s extra…

We will provide pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training and access to our employee assistance programme.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

Apply Online Now Download Application Form

Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Swim Teacher - Preschool (P/T)

Post: Swim Instructor (Part-time)
Salary: £12.71 per hour
Hours: 8 hours per week (term time only)
Location: Splashpoint Leisure Centre

Closing date: Wednesday 10th June 2019

What’s the Role…

Splashpoint has a vacancy for a Parent and Baby/Toddler swimming instructor to join the AquaSchool Team. The role is to teach classes of children enrolled in our busy swim school. The following hours could be shared between instructors.

Tuesday 9.30 – 12.30
Thursday 11.30 – 12.30
Friday 9.30 – 13.30

About you…

Are you a level 2 qualified swimming instructor and/or Parent and Baby qualified, enthusiastic, conscientious with excellent customer care skills, If so, you could just be who we are looking for. For an informal discussion about the Post, please contact Paddy Winter, Swimming School Manager on 01903 905050 ext 2023.

What’s extra…

We will provide pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training and access to our employee assistance programme.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

Apply Online Now Download Application Form

Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Modern Apprentice / Plant Technician

Post: Modern Apprentice / Plant Technician
Salary: National Minimum Wage £4.35 – £8.21 p.h,
Hours: 37 hours per week (inc. 1 day training)
Location: Splashpoint

Closing date: Wednesday 26th June 2019

What’s the Role…

As an apprentice you can earn a wage and gain accredited qualifications while working alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills relevant to the Leisure Industry across a wet & dry side facility. This position provides the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship over approximately one year and achieve a National Vocational Qualification. 

About you…

The ideal candidate would be trustworthy, unflappable, be able to think on their feet and be pro-active in assisting with planned and preventative maintenance issues. Are you interested in working within the Leisure Industry at a site which undertakes a wide range of services and facilities? Do you enjoy working within a team and have an interest in customer service? This can be an ideal opportunity to develop your Leisure and or Maintenance Technician career.

What’s extra…

We will provide pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training and access to our employee assistance programme.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

Apply Online Now Download Application Form

Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Rugby Coach/Assistant

Post: Rugby Coach / Assistant
Salary: Dependant on level
Hours: Casual
Location: Worthing Leisure Centre

Why choose us…
South Downs Leisure are responsible for the delivery of sport and leisure facilities. In total we have 5 sites across Worthing including our award winning Splashpoint Leisure Centre and Field Place Manor House. We provide Swimming, Sports, Leisure and Social activities, including functions for a wide range of customers.

Whats the Role …

To deliver high quality rugby sessions for Juniors. Coaches should plan sessions, work on how players could improve, develop tactics, and ultimately help everyone develop both as individuals and as a team. Assistants should support the lead coach to ensure safety, enjoyment and progression of sessions.

About you…

Coaches to be a minimum of Level 1, preferably level 2 or above. South Downs Leisure are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and reliable coaches to support and develop their rugby programmes. If you have Rugby knowledge and are passionate about the sport and can work well with children, but are not qualified- we would still like to hear from you.

What’s extra…

We will provide uniform, pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training, an employee assistance programme and childcare vouchers.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

Apply Online Now Download Application Form

Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Casual Group Exercise Instructors

Post:  Casual Group Exercise Instructors
Salary: £21.70 per hour (inclusive of payment for annual leave)
Hours: Various
Location: All South Downs Leisure sites

Whats the Role … You will be responsible for running Fitness classes across our sites as part of our classes programme. In particular we are looking for instructors with Les Mills training and qualifications in BodyAttack, BodyBalance, BodyCombat, BodyPump, BodyStep or Sh’bam

About you… We are looking for someone passionate about fitness with experience of running fitness classes and trained in Les Mills programmes?

What’s extra…

We will provide uniform, pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training, an employee assistance programme and childcare vouchers.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

Apply Online Now Download Application Form

Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Athletics Coach

Post:  Athletics Coach
Salary:
 £16.70 to £19.56 per hour (dependent on qualifications)
Hours: Casual and *Contracted hours available
*Thursdays 16.30 – 17.30 during term time
(Casual hours during holiday programme)
Location: Worthing Leisure Centre

Whats the Role …

Worthing Leisure Centre has a vacancy for an Athletic Coach during the term time, with the opportunity to expand other sessions during the holiday programme.

About you…

You will have experience of delivering athletics sessions and the ability to structure and programme sessions to meet demand in accordance with available resources. You will also need to be qualified to level 2 or above.

What’s extra…

We will provide uniform, pension, excellent discounted rate staff membership, appropriate training, an employee assistance programme and childcare vouchers.

Safeguarding…

South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equal Opportunities

South Downs Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the South Downs Leisure sites as required.

To apply, Complete online or click on the link below to download an application form.

Apply Online Now Download Application Form

Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Apply Online Now Download Application Form

Completed application forms can be emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk or pop in the post and send to: HR, Field Place Manor House & Barns, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.