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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.

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We are currently on the look out for:

Temporary Leisure Team Member

SalarySCL Grade 2 / SCP 10-11 (£8.98 per hour)
Working hours36 hours
ContractUntil August 2019
LocationClarendon Leisure Centre
Closing DateSunday 23 December 2018
Interview DateTBC

Salford Community Leisure (SCL) is committed to Building a Great Place to Work; with over 500 employees servicing more than 3 million customer visits at 40 venues across the city each year. We exist to ‘enhance the lives of people living in Salford through providing sport, leisure and cultural opportunities’.

We pride ourselves on recruiting the right people with the right values into the right roles. We are looking for professional, respectful, knowledgeable, passionate and solution driven people to join our team as we strive to deliver excellence to our customers.

We have an exciting position available for a Leisure Team Member whose role is to form an integral part of the leisure team working within leisure facilities in Salford. To assist in delivering an efficient and high quality service in relation to pool lifeguarding, health and fitness programmes, supervision of changing rooms and common areas and maintaining the very highest standards of cleanliness.

To be focused on customer care and health and safety at all times and be a driving force behind increased memberships and attendances.

This role will be based at Clarendon Leisure Centre, one of the busiest leisure centres in the city with a growing membership base, an extensive health and fitness offer and an exciting school swimming and competition programme.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has good communication skills
  • Can handle enquiries from customers effectively
  • Has good motivational skills
  • Has commitment to a high standard of customer care
  • Is able to work on own initiative
  • Is able to work as an efficient member of a team
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Nicola Butcher at Clarendon Leisure Centre, 243 Liverpool Street, Salford, M5 4HU or by email to by 5pm on Sunday 23 December 2018 ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the Person Specification.

View Job Description.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Successful applicants will be notified of interview date.

Please be aware that this post is 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 deductions for any employees who need DBS checks will be taken in 2 payments of £22.  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.

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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
LocationHelly Hansen Watersports Centre

For any further information or to arrange a visit, please contact the centre 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.