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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:

Assistant Dance Development Officer (Maternity Cover)

Salary / GradeSCL Grade 3: £18,795 (pro rata)
Hours36 hours per week
ContractMaternity Cover from April to October 2020
LocationVarious (office based at Guild Hall Community Centre, Walkden)
Closing DateFriday 28 February 2020
Interview DateWednesday 11 March 2020

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 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 co-ordination, 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.

Hours of work will be Tuesday - Saturday.

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 2 yrs 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 Friday 28 February 2020 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.

Formal interview date: Wednesday 11 March. If successful at the formal interview stage you will be invited to a practical interview on Friday 13 March.  

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.

Prehab4Cancer Gym Instructor x 3

Exciting new opportunity to play a leading role in the delivery of a pioneering physical activity programme supporting people affected by cancer.

SalarySCL Grade 3 (Pro Rata 15-19, £17,972 - £19,446) + casual car user allowance
Hours21 hours per week
Contract6 months secondment (with the possiblity of extension)
LocationTo be hosted by SCL and deployed to a defined geographical area within Greater Manchester
Closing DateFriday 14 February 2020, 5pm
Interview Datew/c 17 February 2020

Salford Community Leisure is recruiting on behalf of the Association of Greater Manchester Leisure and Cultural Trusts (known as GM Active).

GM Active is a collective of 12 leisure and community organisations from across Greater Manchester that are all part of the same movement, to get more people physically active.

GM Active’s vision is for a network of innovative, responsive, resilient and high performing Greater Manchester Leisure and Cultural Trusts that deliver transformational health and wellbeing outcomes through collaboration across Greater Manchester’s communities.

GM Active are seeking 3 highly motivated & skilled instructors to support the delivery of the exciting and innovative programme Prehab4Cancer which launched in April 2019.

All 3 roles are 6-month secondment opportunities for current employees at GM Active Member organisations. The roles are part time and job sharing could be discussed as a suitable option.

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 Prehab4Cancer programme aims to instil physical activity prehabilitation and rehabilitation as standard elements within cancer care pathways with GM Active Member organisations providing access to supported physical activity. The programme is offering new prehab and rehab approaches to help people affected by cancer recover after surgery.

This is a fabulous opportunity to play a role in the delivery of a game-changing pioneering pilot project which has the ambition to create world leading outcomes for people affected by cancer across Greater Manchester.

Receiving guidance and support from the Programme Manager and Programme Specialists, you will be an integral part of a small Prehab4Cancer specialised team. You will be responsible for supporting the Specialists within assessment clinics and supporting patients through these. Your role will also involve supporting patients through gym programmes and monitoring

The post holder will be required to be deployed across Greater Manchester but existing location will be taken in to consideration.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Kirsty Rowlison on 0161 778 0540 or email kirsty.rowlinson@scll.co.uk.

If you wish to be considered for this role and join our team please return your application form to kirsty.rowlinson@scll.co.uk before close of play on Friday 14 February 2020 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.