Vacancies

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:

Community Centre Supervisor

Salary / GradeGrade 2, £8.98 - £9.42 per hour
Working Hours16 hours 30 minutes*
LocationClifton and Wardley Community Centres
Closing DateFriday 5 October, 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 Community Centre Supervisor whose role is to look after the day to day operation of two community centres, maintaining the centres to a high standard. 

This role will be based at Clifton and Wardley Community Centre, two of seven community centres SCL manage.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is outgoing and friendly
  • Has the ability to motivate and inspire people
  • Has a passion for helping people
  • Takes pride in cleanliness standards
  • Has the ability to use a computer to a basic level

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Angela Monks, Salford Community Leisure, Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 5DA or email fsoadmin@scll.co.uk by Friday 5 October, 5pm ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience and knowledge outlined in the Person Specification.

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Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Successful applicants will be notified of interview date.

*There may be a requirement to work evenings and weekends

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

Leisure Team Member - Clarendon

Salary / GradeGrade 2, £8.98 per hour
Working Hours8.5 hours
LocationClarendon Leisure Centre
Closing DateSunday 30 September, 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 a number of exciting positions available for Leisure Team Members whose role is 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.

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:

  • Is outgoing and friendly
  • Has a passion for customer service
  • Has good communication skills
  • Is passionate about health fitness and aquatics
  • 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 nicola.butcher@scll.co.uk by 5pm on Sunday 30 September 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.

Successful applicants will be notified of interview date. Interviews date TBC.

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

Finance Assistant

Salary / GradeGrade 3, £17,972 (pro rata)
Working Hours21.6 hours per week
LocationCivic Centre, Swinton
Closing DateThursday 27 September, 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 Finance Assistant whose role will support the positive impact we have in ‘enhancing people’s lives in Salford’

This role will provide a wide range of financial support to the organisation dealing with orders, payment of invoices, income, checking financial documents and returns. Liaising with contractors, Council and our own facilities and services ensuring deadlines are met.  

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is numerate with attention to detail
  • Has good IT skills
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Can work flexibly within a team to meet objectives
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Julie Nealon, Finance Manager, julie.nealon@scll.co.uk by 5pm on Thursday 27 September, 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.

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

Head Gardener

Salary / GradeGrade 6, £25,463
Working Hours36 hours (including evenings and weekends)
LocationOrdsall Hall
Closing DateMonday 8 October, 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 Head Gardener whose role is to maintain and manage the gardens at Ordsall Hall, supervise garden-based staff and volunteers, and work as part of a wider senior team to ensure that the gardens develop to become more engaging for visitors of all ages and abilities.

This role will be based at Ordsall Hall, Salford’s ‘jewel in the crown,’ - a Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion house that is surrounded by 2 acres of gardens. Ordsall Hall operates as an engaging heritage site that is open to the public all year round. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of managing gardens to a high standard
  • Is an excellent communicator and a fantastic team player
  • Has experience of managing engaging horticultural projects and partnerships with people of all ages and abilities
  • Is able to motivate, engage and manage staff and volunteers
  • Has excellent practical horticultural skills across a range of horticultural practice
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Carol Redshaw at carol.redshaw@scll.co.uk by 5pm on Monday 8 October 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.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16 October 2018.

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

Front of House Assistant

Salary / GradeGrade 2, £16,863 (pro rata)
Working HoursSaturday and Sunday, 11.15am - 4.15pm*
LocationSalford Museum & Art Gallery
Closing DateMonday 1 October, 9am

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 Front of House Assistant whose role is to provide high quality customer care and assist in the operation of Salford Museum and Art Gallery

This role will be based at Salford Museum and Art Gallery. Situated on the Crescent in Salford, the museum and art gallery provides a fascinating insight for visitors into Salford’s history, as well as a changing exhibitions programme and local history library.

We are looking for a self-motivated energetic person who will:

  • Help create and maintain a welcoming environment for our visitors, assist with enquiries and talk to them about the exhibitions
  • Assist in opening and locking the building, preparing the museum for visitors and in the general care and security of the collections
  • Assist on the reception, in the shop and café
  • Help promote events and activities at museum sites and assist at events run from the Museum and Art Gallery
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Carol Redshaw at carol.redshaw@scll.co.uk by Monday 1 October 2018, 9am ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the Person Specification.

View the Job Description.

*Enhanced rate will be paid.

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

Audience Development Events Manager

Salary / GradeGrade 6, £25,463
Working Hours36 hours (incluing evenings and weekends)
LocationOrdsall Hall
Closing DateMonday 1 October, 9am
Interview DateTuesday 9 October

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 an Audience Development and Events Manager whose role is to devise and manage a range of engaging, income generating events at Ordsall Hall, to lead on Ordsall Hall’s audience development and community engagement, and to assist in managing and marketing venue hire at Ordsall Hall.

This role will be based at Ordsall Hall, Salford’s ‘jewel in the crown,’ - a Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion house that is surrounded by 2 acres of gardens. Ordsall Hall operates as an engaging heritage site that is open to the public all year round. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Can devise, develop and manage the annual events programme
  • Can lead the delivery of Ordsall Hall’s community engagement work
  • Takes a lead on venue hire bookings at Ordsall Hall
  • Can manage the social media accounts associated with Ordsall Hall
  • Initiates and sustains effective partnerships with relevant organisations and agencies across Salford and Greater Manchester.
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to Carol Redshaw - carol.redshaw@scll.co.uk by Monday 1 October 2018, 9am 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.

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.

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 watersports.centre@scll.co.uk. Alternatively post to Helly Hansen Watersports Centre, 15 The Quays, Salford, M50 3SQ.