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 seven 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 our latest job vacancies:-

Group Business Development Manager

Post: Group Business Development Manager
Salary: Circa £35-40k
Hours: Full time and includes occasional evening and weekends
Location: Adur, Worthing & Brighton
Closing date: 10th July 2022
Interviews: 26th July 2022

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, results driven Business Development Manager to join our progressive leisure trust. The role will see you acting as a strategic team member at South Downs Leisure and you will be responsible for providing and driving high profile initiatives.

Why choose us … Established in 2015, South Downs Leisure currently employs over 400 staff and comprises of 8 leisure sites including a multi award winning wedding venue. Based in Worthing, along the South Coast, We also won the Adur & Worthing Business Awards in 2021. We are a forward thinking company keen to stay one step ahead in the increasingly competitive leisure industry and have increased the centres and our catchment area since returning back after the various lockdowns.

What’s the Role … The Business Development Manager role is an executive position working closely with the CEO, Executive and Senior Management teams on key projects and the development of South Downs Leisure. You will oversee and take responsibility for the management of the Sales, Marketing and Fitness teams for all our leisure sites in line with the company objectives. You will be proactive in identifying and progressing potential business opportunities and initiatives for the Trust.

About you… If you have experience of driving forward online sales, digital marketing and promotions within a comparable organisation, we look forward to hearing from you. Detailed information can be found in the candidate information pack.

What’s Extra … Our goal is to be a great employer, but actions speak louder than words. This is why we give all our staff a 75% reduction on the FIT4 membership for staff and family members. We also offer free health MOT’s and wellbeing checks and a generous cycle to work scheme. But it’s not all just exercise we also provide, pension, the Kaarp discount scheme, discounts at our cafes, training opportunities and an Employee Assistance Programme.

Our beliefs and values… South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are also proud to be an inclusive employer and want our team to be able to harness talent from people of all religions, beliefs, ethnicities, sexual orientation, ability and/or disability. We do however insist on recruiting passionate and committed people who want the chance to build a career in Leisure.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mark Byerley, Group Development manager on 07900 936328.

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Job Description

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Fitness Advisors

Post:  Fitness Advisors and Casual Fitness Advisors

Salary:  £15.640 – £18,083 (pro rata), salary grade 1-2

Hours:   Part-time and casual (please check list below)

Location:  Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Worthing Leisure Centre,Lancing Manor Leisure Centre and Southwick Leisure Centre

Shifts available…

Lancing Manor LC

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (15.00-21.00) – 24 hrs in total

Southwick LC

Sunday (7.30-12.15) – 4.75 hrs

Worthing LC

Monday (15.00-22.00) – 6.5 hrs

Sunday (6.45-12.00) – 5.25 hrs

Splashpoint LC

Friday (15.00-22.00) – 6.5 hrs

eow Sunday (6.45-12.15) – 5.5 hrs

Sunday (12.15-20.00) – 7.25 hrs

What’s the Role…

We are looking for Fitness Advisors to supervise the day-to-day running of South Downs Leisure gyms. Duties will include: inductions, gym programmes, fitness assessments, gym-based class teaching and day to day operations such as opening and closing of the gyms, managing the hygiene and cleanliness of the gyms and the health spa where appropriate, working on a shift rota basis. The successful applicants will report into the Fitness manager and will be responsible for all activities within the gym. The hours of work include weekends and evenings, so a degree of flexibility is required.

About you…

Applicants must have a proven record within the fitness and health industry and have previous comparable experience. It is also essential to hold a Level 2 Gym Qualification.  The post holder will be required to work at any of the South Downs Leisure facilities according to the demands of the post, or at the discretion of the management team.

What’s Extra … Our goal is to be a great employer, but actions speak louder than words. This is why we give all our staff free gym use after shift and a 75% reduction on full FIT4 membership when they get the exercise bug. We also offer free health MOT’s and wellbeing checks and a generous cycle to work scheme. But it’s not all just exercise we also provide, uniform, pension, training opportunities and an employee assistants programme.

Our beliefs and values…South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also proud to be an inclusive employer and want our team to be able to harness talent from people of all religions, beliefs, ethnicities, sexual orientation, ability and/or disability. We do however insist on recruiting passionate and committed people who want the chance to build a career in Leisure.

NO CV’s or agency applications please – these will not be considered.

 

Job Description

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Lifeguard

Wadurs and Splashpoint Swimming Pool
Salary: Up to £9.50 per hour
Hours: Part-Time
Closing date: On-going

Why choose us … South Downs Leisure is a charity and a community leisure trust, responsible for the delivery of corporate hospitality, events, sports and leisure facilities across Worthing and now Adur. We work with local clubs, charities, schools and wellbeing providers and are dedicated to enhancing the lives of residents. We currently run 4 sites in Worthing and 3 new sites in Adur; Lancing Manor & Southwick Leisure Centre, and Wadurs Swimming Pool in Shoreham. Therefore, we are looking to recruit a skilled team of enthusiastic and highly motivated staff to work at these sites, across a variety of roles and in turn, who will help spread our message to get, More people, More Active More often!

What’s the Role …Our successful candidate will be a strong, confident swimmer. A current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard qualification is essential. You will need good customer skills and be prepared to work a shift pattern to include early starts, late finishes, some weekends, and Bank Holidays.

To become a Lifeguard with South Downs Leisure you will be required to do a swim test prior to interview and if successful at interview we may consider paying for your NPLQ course.  However to qualify for this funding  you will be required to work at least 100 hours over a year (post qualification) and all lifeguards must undertake working a weekend shift.  If you leave before you have worked the 100 hours you will be required to pay back the cost of the NPLQ course fee.

About you….You will be able to work as part of a team to ensure a high level of bather safety. You will also be expected to assist in maintaining cleanliness throughout the complex and assist in the setting up of various activities. You must have experience of working in a large comparable leisure facility.

What’s Extra … Our goal is to be a great employer, but actions speak louder than words. This is why we give all our staff free gym use after shift and a 75% reduction on full FIT4 membership when they get the exercise bug. We also offer free health MOT’s and wellbeing checks and a generous cycle to work scheme. But it’s not all just exercise we also provide, uniform, pension, training opportunities and an employee assistants programme.

Our beliefs and values…South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also proud to be an inclusive employer and want our team to be able to harness talent from people of all religions, beliefs, ethnicities, sexual orientation, ability and/or disability. We do however insist on recruiting passionate and committed people who want the chance to build a career in Leisure.

NO CV’s or agency applications please – these will not be considered.

To Apply visit: https://www.southdownsleisure.co.uk/vacancies/

Applications forms can be completed online or downloaded and posted to Human Resources, Field Place Manor House, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Leisure Assistants

Location: All our sites across Worthing, Lancing and Southwick.
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Hours: Part-Time
Closing date: On-going

Why choose us … South Downs Leisure is a charity and a community leisure trust, responsible for the delivery of corporate hospitality, events, sports and leisure facilities across Worthing and now Adur. We work with local clubs, charities, schools and wellbeing providers and are dedicated to enhancing the lives of residents. We currently run 4 sites in Worthing and 3 new sites in Adur; Lancing Manor & Southwick Leisure Centre, and Wadurs Swimming Pool in Shoreham. Therefore, we are looking to recruit a skilled team of enthusiastic and highly motivated staff to work at these sites, across a variety of roles and in turn, who will help spread our message to get, More people, More Active More often!

What’s the Role… You will be helping with the daily duties at the site which may include set ups of equipment such as trampolines and preparing areas for the variety of different uses as well as helping with cleaning duties.

About you….You may be looking to join the Leisure Industry and keen to learn about how sites function on a daily basis. This is an ideal role to gain an understanding of the industry and with the skills learnt you can easily transfer to work across the sites to develop knowledge across both dry and wet sites.

What’s Extra … Our goal is to be a great employer, but actions speak louder than words. This is why we give all our staff free gym use after shift and a 75% reduction on full FIT4 membership when they get the exercise bug. We also offer free health MOT’s and wellbeing checks and a generous cycle to work scheme. But it’s not all just exercise we also provide, uniform, pension, training opportunities and an employee assistants programme.

Our beliefs and values…South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also proud to be an inclusive employer and want our team to be able to harness talent from people of all religions, beliefs, ethnicities, sexual orientation, ability and/or disability. We do however insist on recruiting passionate and committed people who want the chance to build a career in Leisure.

NO CV’s or agency applications please – these will not be considered.

To Apply visit: https://www.southdownsleisure.co.uk/vacancies/

Applications forms can be completed online or downloaded and posted to Human Resources, Field Place Manor House, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Cleaning Operatives

Post:                        Cleaning Operative
Salary                       Up to £9.50 per Hour
Hours:                      various
Location:                 Splashpoint & Southwick Leisure Centre

Why choose us … South Downs Leisure is a charity and a community leisure trust, responsible for the delivery of corporate hospitality, events, sports and leisure facilities across Worthing and now Adur. We work with local clubs, charities, schools and wellbeing providers and are dedicated to enhancing the lives of residents. We are looking to recruit a skilled team of enthusiastic and highly motivated staff to work at these sites, across a variety of roles and in turn, who will help spread our message to get, More people, More Active More often!

 What’s the Role …You will be responsible for maintaining the high standard of cleanliness required for a facility You will carry out various cleaning duties, including washing, emptying litter bins, sweeping, dusting and vacuum cleaning using powered equipment where appropriate, to ensure that the premises, which will include toilets, are in a clean and hygienic condition.

About you…Are you conscientious with an eye for detail and a willing can-do attitude to work. The ideal candidate should have cleaning experience although applicants with a willingness to learn will also be considered.

What’s Extra … Our goal is to be a great employer, but actions speak louder than words. This is why we give all our staff free gym use after shift and a 75% reduction on full FIT4 membership when they get the exercise bug. We also offer free health MOT’s and wellbeing checks and a generous cycle to work scheme. But it’s not all just exercise we also provide, uniform, pension, the Kaarp discount scheme, discounts at our cafes, training opportunities and an employee assistants programme.

Our beliefs and values… South Downs Leisure have a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also proud to be an inclusive employer and want our team to be able to harness talent from people of all religions, beliefs, ethnicities, sexual orientation, ability and/or disability. We do however insist on recruiting passionate and committed people who want the chance to build a career in Leisure.

For an informal discussion about this Post, please contact Josh Hodge, Duty Manager on 01903 905050.

 To apply visit: https://www.southdownsleisure.co.uk/vacancies/

Applications forms can be completed online or downloaded and posted to Human Resources, Field Place Manor House, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Assistant Gymnastics Coach Part Time

Post:                           Assistant Gymnastics Coach

Salary:                        National Minimum Wage – £13.35 per hour (dependant on qualification level)

Hours:                        Friday 5:30pm – 7:30pm and Saturday 9:00am – 11:00am

Location:                    Davison Leisure Centre

Closing date:             N/A ongoing recruitment

What’s the role…

We have an exciting opportunity to Assistant with Coaching Gymnastics at Davison Leisure Centre. You will assist with the running of sessions with children working through the British Gymnastics proficiency scheme.

About you….

The successful candidate for this post will be enthusiastic and have a keen interest in Gymnastics. You will ideally have relevant coaching experience and a minimum of a level 1 coach qualification. If you do not currently hold this qualification, then there is the possibility of being supported to obtain it.

What’s Extra …

We provide flexible working options, pension, excellent discounted rate staff leisure membership, appropriate training, an employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, staff awards night and a great bunch of friendly colleagues.

Equal Opportunities & Safeguarding …

South Downs Leisure 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. 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.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mark Haggart on 01903 905050 ext 2063 or 2036.

NO CV’s or agency applications please – these will not be considered.

Person Spec Job Description

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Casual Assistant Swimming Instructor

Post:                       Casual Assistant Swimming Instructors
Salary:                    £8.42 – £9.50 per hour  12.07% Annual leave entitlement
Hours:                     Casual
Location:                Splashpoint Leisure Centre and Wadurs Swimming Pool
Closing date:         Ongoing Recruitment

What’s the role …

Splashpoint has a vacancy for assistant swimming instructors to join the AquaSchool Team. The roles are to assist in the teaching of pre-school classes to children enrolled in our busy swim school.

A Level 1 Qualification is required for this post.

For an informal discussion about the Post, please contact Dawn Stepney, Swimming School Manager on 01903 905050 ext. 2023.

About you …

Are you a level 1 qualified assistant swimming instructor, enthusiastic, conscientious with excellent customer care skills? If yes, you could just be who we are looking for.

What’s Extra …

We provide uniform, pension, excellent discounted rate staff leisure membership, appropriate training, an employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, staff awards night and a great bunch of friendly colleagues.

Equal Opportunities & Safeguarding …

South Downs Leisure 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. 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

How to Apply …

Application forms can be completed on line or downloaded at https://www.southdownsleisure.co.uk/jobs/

Job Description

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Swimming Instructor (Term Time Working)

Post:                        Swimming Instructors
Salary                       £13.35 per hour (plus additional 12.07% for A/L entitlement)
Hours:                      Variable hours available (Term time only)
Location:                 Splashpoint Leisure Centre and Wadurs Swimming Pool
Closing date:           on-going recruitment

Why choose us …

South Downs Leisure is a charity and a community leisure trust, responsible for the delivery of corporate hospitality, events, sports and leisure facilities across Worthing and now Adur. We work with local clubs, charities, schools and wellbeing providers and are dedicated to enhancing the lives of residents. We are looking to recruit a skilled team of enthusiastic and highly motivated staff to work at these sites, across a variety of roles and in turn, who will help spread our message to get, More people, More Active More often!

 

What’s the Role …

Splashpoint and Wadurs have vacancies for swimming instructors to join their AquaSchool Teams. The role is to teach classes of children enrolled in our busy swim school.

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.

What’s Extra …

We will provide uniform, pension, 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 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. For an informal discussion about the Post, please contact Dawn Stepney, Group Swim School Manager on 01903 905050 ext 2023.

 

To Apply please email hr@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Person Spec

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded, completed and emailed to application.forms@southdownsleisure.co.uk