We are committed to providing the best possible services for everyone and we recognise that to do this we need our most important asset - our employees. Recruiting, retaining and developing the right people with the right skills at the right time is essential for us to help improve the quality of life of Salford residents. We can offer a fantastic opportunity to progress your career by joining a team of over 500 employees located across Salford in this successful and dynamic business.

Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment For posts involving work with, or having access to information about, vulnerable people you are required to have an Enhanced DBS therefore you should not apply to work with these groups if you know that you are barred from working with children or vulnerable adults.

Please be aware that some posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that you will be required to meet the cost of the DBS check – currently £44.00. The payment for this will be deducted from your first two months’ salary payments at a rate of £22.00 per month. If you do not commence employment for any reason but the DBS has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the payment of £44.00.

We are currently on the look out for:

Active Lifestyles Support Officer

The Active Lifestyles Support Officer will be responsible for supporting the Active Lifestyles Team to deliver the commissioned physical activity programmes, providing high quality patient centred, timely and cost effective interventions. The role will include the day to day handling of referrals into the active lifestyles service, delivering gym inductions, supervised gym sessions, Healthy@Heart low intensity exercise classes, writing tailored exercise programmes and supporting individuals through the programme, and signposting where appropriate. 

The Active Lifestyles Support Officer will be expected to be enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated individual. The successful candidate will be expected to apply behaviour change knowledge and skills to engage, motivate and support clients to use physical activity to maintain long term health conditions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development and expansion of the service whilst maintaining a high quality service which follows best practice. 

SalarySCL Grade 2: £19,819 - £21,693
Working Hours36 hours
ContractTemporary until 31 March 2019
LocationHelly Hansen Watersports Centre
Closing DateMonday 30 July 2018

If you wish to be considered for the above post, please return your application form by email to or via post to Louise Sword, Helly Hansen Watersports Centre, 15 The Quays, Salford, M50 3SQ.

Please ensure you have seen the Person Specification and Job Description and that you include information in your application that demonstrates how your skills and experience match the essential and desirable criteria we require, we can ONLY accept applications from candidates that have supplied this information. Successful candidates will be notified.

Swimming Teachers

We're continually looking for enthusiastic, driven Swim Instructors to join our team in various locations across Salford.

Our Swim Teachers deliver Swim England's Learn to Swim Framework to children from 3 years old. All abilities and ages are welcomed and as a Swim Teacher you will be expected to run sessions effectively and efficiently, setting up and maintaining equipment, undertaking appropriate administration and adhering to safeguarding and company policies.

We offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A fun and exciting working environment
  • Continuous professional development
  • Career progression

Skill set required:

  • Level 2 Teaching Aquatics Qualification
  • Ideally the candidate will hold a valid National Reach Rescue Award / Pool Attendant Qualification or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, although not essential
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised person who loves making a difference in their community
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the swimming lesson programme
  • Good communicator, both written and verbal - particularly in relation to building trust and rapport with children and their parents

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring service check.

If you are looking to start or further your career in swimming, and make a difference to your local community then this is the job for you.

For further information, job description and person specification please email

Wakepark System 2 Operators

This post is to assist in the coaching and development of a watersports and land based outdoor activities programme which runs all year round offering sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, powerboating, wakeboarding, open water swimming, orienteering, climbing, hill walking and initiative games to a variety of clients.

The successful applicant must possess at least one coaching qualification from any of the following governing bodies, BCU (UKCC), RYA, MTA and BWSW. You must have experience in the outdoor industry.

SalarySCL Grade 2/3, £7.85 - £8.84 per hour
Working hoursCasual, potential for summer 2016 contracts
LocationHelly Hansen Watersports Centre, Salford Quays

For any further information or to arrange a visit, please contact David Germain (Centre Manager) on 0161 877 7252. Applications will be short listed against the job description and person specification therefore, please ensure that you give examples of how you meet all aspects.

Please return completed application forms to Alternatively post to Helly Hansen Watersports Centre, 15 The Quays, Salford, M50 3SQ.