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:

Casual Duty Officer

Post:  Casual Duty Officer 
Salary: £10.07 – £12.26 p.h. (inclusive of holiday pay) Grade 3 – 4 
Hours: Various casual shifts
Location: Worthing Leisure Centre

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019

Whats the role … The successful applicant will be responsible for supervising the day to day running of the centre and all activities within the facility, reporting to the Facility Manager. You will also work as part of a team to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction and be expected to assist in maintaining cleanliness throughout the complex and assist in the setting up of various activities.

About you … The successful candidate will need good customer skills and be prepared to work a shift pattern to include early starts, late finishes, some weekends and Bank Holidays. The candidate must have experience of working in a large, comparable leisure facility and managing a team.

What’s extra … We will provide uniform, pension, staff membership, appropriate training and an 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.

Walking Football Coach

Post:  Casual Walking Football Coach
Salary: £4.35 – £19.10 p.h. (Dependant on coaching level)
Hours: Various casual shifts
Location: Worthing Leisure Centre

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019

What’s the role … To deliver high quality walking football sessions for both children and adults. Coaches should plan sessions, work on how players could improve, develop tactics, and ultimately help everyone develop both as individuals and as a team.

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 expanding football programmes. 

What’s extra … We will provide uniform, pension, staff membership, appropriate training and an 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.

Outreach and Engagement Apprentice (Marketing)

Post: Outreach and Engagement Apprentice (Marketing)
Salary: £160.95 to £303.77 per week (Dependant on level)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Worthing Leisure Centre

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019

What’s the role … An apprenticeship with South Downs Leisure will give you a brilliant learning experience with a recognised qualification, great experience in a busy and professional team and a monthly salary too.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative individual to become a member of a committed and professional Business Development team. You will be responsible for identifying, organising and implementing outreach activities.

South Downs Leisure currently operate five sites within the Worthing district – Worthing Leisure Centre, Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Davison Leisure Centre, Field Place and Worthing College Fitness Centre.

About you … You will be expected to develop your event organising skills and have excellent organisational skills at school, college, or in the workplace. You need to have strong IT skills in Microsoft excel as data collection, analysis and dissemination is key to this role, for which full training will be given. You will also need a full driving licence and use of own vehicle for which a mileage allowance will be paid.

The post is full time with flexible working within core hours which can be subject to unsociable hours, shift work and Bank Holidays. In return, we offer the opportunity to enhance your career prospects within an innovative and creative team. As a Modern Apprentice you will gain a Level 3 apprenticeship in Marketing and undertake other internal training courses.

What’s extra … We will provide generous holiday entitlement, uniform, pension, discounted staff fit4 membership, appropriate training and access to an 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.

Exercise Referral Advisor

Post:  Exercise Referral advisor (part-time)
Salary: £14,742 to £17,045 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 15 hours per week
Location: All South Downs Leisure sites

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019

Whats the role … We are seeking high calibre, enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Exercise Referral Advisor who will help deliver the Exercise Referral Scheme across our 5 sites.

About you … You will be responsible for motivating, advising and encouraging referred clients with varied medical conditions and abilities to participate in physical activities. You will identify appropriate referrals, carry out assessments and follow up appointments, and design and implement safe and progressive personalised exercise programmes. You may also oversee/deliver exercise sessions to referred clients including gym and group exercise sessions (dependent on qualifications). You will be responsible for tracking a client’s progress and following up non-attendance. To ensure the scheme can be monitored and evaluated effectively you will be competent in using IT and be able to use our in-house database to enter client information. You will work closely with the Fitness Manager and Health and Wellbeing Manager to ensure effective delivery, administration and promotion of the scheme. If you hold a REPS accredited Level 4 qualification (Cancer Rehab, Cardiac Rehab, Obesity and Diabetes, Chronic Lower Back Pain or others), there may also be opportunities to support the delivery of additional referral pathways

About you …The post holder(s) will be expected to assist with the general duties around the facility to prepare for opening and closing as required and maintain standards of cleanliness during opening times.

What’s extra … We will provide uniform, pension, staff membership, appropriate training and an 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.

Community Trustee

Post: Community Trustee

Whats the Role …

An exciting opportunity has been made available to someone in the local area to take on the position of Community Trustee.

About you…

The Board are looking to appoint a Trustee with a strong background in commercial finance, preferably an accountant but not essential. Could this be you?This is a voluntary position though expenses will be paid as appropriate.The deadline for expressions of interest is Friday 26th April.If you would like an informal conversation about this post then please email hr@southdownsleisure.co.uk with your contact details.

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.

Holiday Programme Co-ordinators & Assistants

Post: Holiday Programme Co-ordinators & Assistants
Salary: National Minimum Wage to £8.42 per hour
Hours: Casual (Mon – Fri School holidays)
Location: Worthing Leisure Centre

Whats the Role …

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the holiday activity team at Worthing Leisure Centre. We currently have vacancies for Holiday Programme Assistants to work during school holidays to support the delivery of our highly successful holiday programme. Main duties will include supervising children’s activities whilst providing proper and safe supervision of children, of all ages, within holiday schemes..

About you…

The post holder(s) will be expected to assist with the general duties around the facility to prepare for opening and closing as required and maintain standards of cleanliness during opening times.

What’s extra…

We will provide uniform, pension, staff membership, appropriate training and an 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.

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.

Cleaning Operatives

Post: Cleaning Operatives
Salary: £4.20 – £7.83 per hour (NMW for age)
Hours: Part-time and Casual hours available
Location: Worthing and Splashpoint Leisure Centres

Whats the Role …

Work as part of a busy team to complete the daily cleaning schedule, ensuring the cleaning specification is met in full. Support the Cleaning Supervisor to deliver a high standard of cleaning throughout the Leisure Facility.

About you…

You’ll be enthusiastic and hard-working with a real attention to detail. Our leisure centres can be very busy, so you’ll need to thrive in this setting. Ideally, you’ll have experience of cleaning in a busy working environment with good customer care skills and knowledge of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Heath). If you don’t yet have it, we’ll provide full training on how to use appropriate machinery and chemicals.

What’s extra…
We will provide uniform, 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.

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.