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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:

Casual Receptionist

Salary,£9.62 p/hour + SCL Employee Benefits (SCL Grade 2)​
Working hoursEvenings and Weekends (varied)​
ContractCasual
LocationHelly Hansen Watersports Centre
Closing dateMonday 25 March 2019, 5pm

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 Casual Receptionist whose role is to provide a reception service at the Watersports Centre, in particular taking bookings, receiving cash and dealing with enquiries in an efficient manner, selling retail and refreshment products and to assist with daily administration of the centre.

This role will be based at the Helly Hansen Watersports Centre which is located in the heart of the very popular Salford Quays. The centre is a busy activity centre that delivers a variety of Watersports and open water swimming to the people of Salford and Greater Manchester.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Provides a high quality of customer service
  • Works well in a team
  • Great attention to detail
  • 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 via hollie.tatlock@scll.co.uk by 5pm on Monday 25 March. 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.

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

Visual Arts Activator

Salary,SCL Grade 2: SCP 3-5, £18,065 - £18,795 (pro rata)
Working hours10 hours per week worked over 7 days*
Contract10 month fixed term from 1 June 2019 - 31 March 2020
LocationVarious
Closing dateMonday 25 March 2019, 9am
Interview dateFriday 29 March 2019

*Wherever possible, a 5 day week will be worked. Actual hours will be determined by business activity but will include regular evenings and weekends, for which no enhancements will be paid.

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, respectable, 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 Visual Arts Activator whose role is to increase participation in SCL's arts offer and actively engage children, young people and families. This role and project is funded by Greater Manchester Strategic Arts Funding.

This role will be based at various locations in Salford, as part of the Arts Development team.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Engage with children, young people and families to determine their experience, barriers and expectations of of SCL's visual arts offer.
  • Develop an inclusive visual arts offer aimed at reducing social isolation, and increase participation and community engagement.
  • Work positively with colleagues and partners.
  • Actively deliver visual arts activities, with an expectation to deliver additional activity in line with arts development priorities and funding.
  • Consistently demonstrate SCL's behaviours.

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please email an application form to andrea.bushell@scll.co.uk by 9am on Monday 25 March 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.

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

Age Friendly Arts Activator

Salary,SCL Grade 2: SCP 3-5, £18,065 - £18,795 (pro rata)
Working hours18 hours per week worked over 7 days
Contract10 month fixed term from 1 June 2019 - 10 March 2020
LocationCivic Centre, Swinton
Closing dateMonday 25 March 2019, 9am
Interview dateThursday 28 March 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, respectable, 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 an Age Friendly Arts Activator whose role is to increase participation in SCL's age friendly arts and culture offer and actively engage older people 50 years + in Weaste and Seedley, Broughton and Langworthy. This role and project is funded by Ambition for Ageing Salford and a partnership with Age UK Salford, Inspiring Communities Together and Salford CVS.

This role will be based at the Civic Centre in Swinton, as part of the Arts Development team, as well as delivering in Weaste and Seedley, Broughton and Langworthy.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Engage with older people to determine their experience, barriers and expectations of SCL's age friendly arts and culture offer.
  • Develop an inclusive, intergenerational age friendly arts and culture offer aimed at reducing social isolation, and increase participation and community engagement.
  • Work positively with colleagues and partners.
  • Engage older people in leadership and creative roles, in line with the project plan and Age Friendly Salford objectives.
  • Consistently demonstrate SCL's behaviours.

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please email an application form to andrea.bushell@scll.co.uk by 9am on Monday 25 March 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.

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

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.