Active Communities Co-ordinator - Oxford Leisure

Location: Leys Leisure Centre

Job type: Permanent

Working Hours: 40 hours per week covering day, late and weekend shifts 

Salary:  £25,980 to £28,000 per annum + Excellent benefits



Here at More Community Leisure Trust our goal is to encourage active, healthy lifestyles in an environment that is safe, warm, clean, friendly and fun. To be the destination of choice for being part of an active community, whilst helping you to make MORE of every day'. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for a full time Active Community Co-ordinator to join our team.

In this role, you work within the local community to ensure the Oxford community leisure trusts are integral to the healthy lifestyle offering across the area. To establish thriving relationships with community partners and stakeholders and identify opportunities for growth and development of the Leisure trust facilities within key local areas.


We share your passion for leisure, and we will offer a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities.  You will also receive free gym membership for you and a family member across our fantastic leisure centres! 


Serco manages these facilities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Trust.  



About you


The successful candidate will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff at Oxford pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when needed.


We are looking to hear from candidates that have the following experience:


  • Experience of working within a community development role and working alongside health and social care partners.
  • Local area knowledge and great at building thriving relationships.
  • Understanding of some of the challenges that exist within our local communities and the barriers some will be experiencing to physical activity. 
  • Experience of working within funded programmes.
  • Experience of writing reports or evaluating different initiatives.
  • Open to getting feedback and continual improvement of programmes.
  • Knowledge of the operational leisure environment and understanding of why we need to become more inclusive.
  • Experience of developing and promoting activities.


If you feel like you meet the above criteria and are looking for a new and challenging and varied role, please apply today.




Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work: Working within Leisure means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive exceptional service and you'll help to provide our local communities with a safe and fun environment to stay healthy and connected to others.




A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Leisure business and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.




Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work.




What we offer

  • Free membership at the Centre, plus heavily discounted use of classes and facilities.
  • Free safeguarding training and DBS checks 
  • Excellent Development and Training Opportunities with our in-house Aquatic Training Academy
  • 6% employer matched pension contribution
  • 21 days annual leave + Public Holidays
  • Life assurance up to 2x base salary
  • For all Leisure benefits please see Employee Benefits (



Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.


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