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:

Active Education Coach/Active Communities Worker (Multi Skills)

SalaryGrade 2, SCP 3-5: £18,065 - £18,795
Working Hours36 hours per week*
ContractTemporary until 31 August 2020
LocationVarious schools and venues across Salford
Closing DateSunday 2 June 2019

*Mostly afternoons and early evenings

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 School Sports Leader whose role is to deliver a high quality School Sports Coaching Programme to schools across the City as directed by the Active Education Officer.

This role will be based partly at various schools across Salford as part of Active Education and partly across community venues in Salford. You will be expected to deliver high quality school sports coaching to schools during term time and to develop and maintain a professional relationship with the schools. You will also be expected to deliver varied fun and challenging activities for children and young people aged between 4 and 18 years at various venues and community settings throughout the City in the early evenings during the week.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Holds a current recognised level 2 National Governing Body award in a relevant sport
  • Demonstrates up to date knowledge about coaching methods and techniques in your chosen sport(s)
  • Demonstrates good organisational skills
  • Demonstrates good communication skills
  • Is able to demonstrate enthusiasm and good leadership
  • Exhibits the ability to work without supervision
  • Has experience of working with deprived communities, disadvantaged young people and the ability to deal with localised antisocial behaviour
  • Shows the ability to set up planned sessions according to the needs / abilities of the participants
  • Is able to compile progress / evaluation charts and monitor progression
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Chris Finch at chris.finch@scll.co.uk by 11.59pm on Sunday 2 June 2019 ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the Person Specification.

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Please note CVs will not be accepted.

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

Watersports Development Assistant - Helly Hansen Watersports Centre

SalarySCL Grade 4: £20,344 - £22,462
Contract12 months
Working Hours36 hours per week (annualised)
LocationHelly Hansen Watersports Centre
Closing dateWednesday 22 May 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 Watersports Development Assistant 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 the Helly Hansen Watersports Centre based at Salford Quays, Salford. It is a thriving watersports & outdoor activity centre, providing a programme of activities all year round in the heart of the city.

We are looking for someone who:

  • RYA Senior Instructor
  • Ability to lead & manage a team
  • Possess good motivational skills
  • Minimum of 1 years leadership experience
  • 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 at hollie.tatlock@scll.co.uk ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the Person Specification.

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Please note CVs will not be accepted.

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.