Vacancies

Current vacancies

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:

Assistant Dance Development Officer (Maternity Cover)

Grade | SalarySCL Grade 3: £18,795
Working Hours30 hours per week
ContractMaternity Cover - 4 February to October 2020
LocationGuild Hall Community Centre, Walkden 
Closing DateThursday 28 November 2019

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 60+ venues across the city each year. We exist to ‘enhance the lives of people 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, and 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 an Assistant Dance Development Officer whose role is to be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of high quality dance sessions, events and activities as directed by the Dance Development Officer. To assist the dance Development Officer with the coordination, promotion and management of the dance programme.

This role will be based within the Dance Development Team, classes and events will take place at various locations across Salford. The dance team deliver a variety of classes across Salford in a number of dance styles including, street dance and dance and movement classes for people with a disability. Our SCL School of Dance offers classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz and Contemporary.

We have award winning competitors and offer our students the opportunity to take part in exams with the IDTA, with which we have a 100% pass rate. Our students are also given the opportunity to take part at shows and events at The Lowry Theatre.

The Dance Development Team also provides classes for local Primary and Secondary Schools in a variety of dance styles and specialise in tailoring classes for young people and adults with a disability.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Holds a minimum of one Associate/Diploma Level 4 teaching qualification with the IDTA or equivalent qualification with another recognised dance governing body. Or a Dance related degree.
  • Minimum of 2yrs experience of teaching dance and movement activities in a variety of settings to a wide population including, young people, adults and people with a disability.
  • Experience & ability to organise, develop, plan and deliver sessions according to the needs / abilities of the participants
  • Experience of preparing groups for shows, exams and competitions.
  • Ability to work regular evenings and weekend
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Louise Seddon at louise.seddon@scll.co.uk by Thursday 28 November 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 - provisionally booked for Wednesday 4 December 2019.

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.

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice.  

Leisure Team Member (Cleaning duties): Broughton Leisure Centre

Grade | SalarySCL Grade 2: £9.62 per hour
Working Hours20hrs per week - Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 1.30pm
ContractPermanent
LocationBroughton Leisure Centre
Closing DateSunday 29 November 2019

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.

The job is all about maintaining the building to the very highest standards of customer care, cleanliness and presentation.  

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

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Commitment to a high standard of customer care
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Demonstrates all of SCL behaviours (professional, respectful, knowledgeable, passionate and solution driven)
  • And has a positive attitude towards teamwork

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Pete McLoughlin at Broughton Leisure Centre or email pete.mcloughlin@scll.co.uk 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 - provisionally booked for Wednesday 4 December 2019.

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.

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice.  

Leisure Team Members - Swinton & Pendlebury Leisure Centre

Grade | SalarySCL Grade 2: £9.62 per hour
Working HoursVarious, see below
ContractVarious, see below
LocationSwinton & Pendlebury Leisure Centre
Closing DateSunday 1 December 2019

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 exciting positions available for Leisure Team Members 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.

The roles will be based at Swinton & Pendlebury Leisure Centre. The centre is one of the busiest facilities in the city with a growing membership base with in excess of 2,500 active members, as well as delivery of over 70 group exercise classes a week.

Positions available:

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 Nick Brelsford Duty Manager at nick.brelsford@scll.co.uk by Sunday 1 December 2019 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 - provisionally booked for Wednesday 4 December 2019.

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.

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice.  

Senior Instructor: Helly Hansen Watersports Centre

Grade | SalarySCL Grade 4: £20,344 - £22, 462*
ContractPermanent
Working Hours36hrs  (42hrs April - September and 3hrs October - March), annualised pay
LocationHelly Hansen Watersports Centre
Closing DateFriday 15 November 2019

*Plus evening and weekend enhancements

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 60+ venues across the city each year. We exist to ‘enhance the lives of people 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 Senior Instructor whose role is to lead the coaching & development of a watersports and land based outdoor activities programme. Within this role the successful applicant will assist the centre manager in the development of the activities working in line with NGB initiatives, therefore this enables the post holder the opportunity to set up & lead projects on own initiative, and will take on the role of duty manager when required.

This role will be based at Helly Hansen Watersports Centre, Salford Quays, Salford, Manchester. It is a thriving Watersports & outdoor activity centre, providing a programme of activities all year round in the heart of the city.

  • Hold a valid RYA Senior instructor qualification or a BC Level 2 Coach Award
  • Possess good motivational skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and make decisions
  • Ability to lead & manage a team (acting as Duty Manager)
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Hollie Tatlock – Centre Manager via hollie.tatlock@scll.co.uk 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 - provisionally booked for Wednesday 4 December 2019.

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.

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice.  

Duty Manager: Irlam & Cadishead Leisure Centre

Grade | SalarySCL Grade 4: £20,344 (plus weekend enhancements)
ContractPermanent
Working Hours36 hours per week, 3 week rota - view shift pattern
LocationIrlam & Cadishead Leisure Centre
Closing DateSunday 24 November 2019

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 Full Time Duty Manager – Permanent whose role is to assist the Sport and Leisure Manager (SLM) and Assistant Sport & Leisure Manager (ASLM) in developing and maintaining an efficient and effective sport and leisure service by identifying and meeting customer needs profitability. Assuming responsibility for coordinating and deploying resources both human and material at facility level.  To supervise, develop and direct designated employees ensuring that the facilities are run efficiently, safely and securely on a day to day basis, with particular regard to the health and safety of staff and customers.

This role will be based at Irlam & Cadishead Leisure Centre. The centre is one of the busiest facilities in the city, boasting over 200,000 attendances a year, a growing membership base with in excess of 1,700 active members, as well as delivery of over seventy fitness classes a week.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Exceptional qualities including strong leadership,
  • Organisation
  • Innovation
  • Good communication skills
  • Drive and motivation to succeed and who consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

The successful applicant may also be required to work across facilities in the West of the city as noted in the Job Description.

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to joanne.reilly@scll.co.uk by Sunday 24 November 2019 ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the Person Specification.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Successful applicants will be notified of interview date - provisionally booked for Wednesday 4 December 2019.

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.

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice.  

Creative Practitioner: Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Salford Museum & Art Gallery are looking for freelance creative practitioners to deliver a range of workshops and activities to engage our audiences in our Pilkington's ceramic collection. We are also looking for an artist/maker to develop an exclusive range of products inspired by the Pilkington's collection. The work is funded and supported by Booth Charities as part of a wider project to interpret and promote the Pilkington's Collection.

Applicants can apply for some, or all, of the 3 areas of work - please state clearly which elements you are interested in in your application. Successful applicants must hold their own public liability insurance and be able to comply with our safeguarding policy and procedures.

At Salford Community Leisure we aim to promote a culture where discrimination is eliminated by providing an environment of equal opportunities where everyone recognises the positive contribution a diverse workforce, community and membership can make.

The Pilkington's Collection at Salford Museum & Art Gallery comprises of a wide range of ceramic items as well as the company archive - more details can be found in the accompanying document. A selection is on permanent display at the museum and art gallery.

To apply please send a CV detailing your relevant experience along with a brief outline of your ideas. Please include a breakdown of budget in your ideas.

  • For applications for the workshops and activities strands please detail your experience of developing and delivering activities.
  • For applications for the merchandise project please include an estimate for price and quantities of products you have produced in the past, detailing wholesale price and RRP. Please include some information about your apporach and examples of products you have developed for previous clients.

Please sent this information to Amy Whitehead, Business Support Officer at amy.whitehead@scll.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday 24 November 2019
Interview date for successful applicants: Friday 6 December 2019

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 marie.leather@scll.co.uk.