Childrens Activity Assistant

Sheerness | Leisure & Tourism

Job title: Children's Activities Assistant

Location:  Sheppey Leisure Complex

Working Hours: Casual, mainly weekends and school holidays, however there may be opportunities in the week as well

Salary: Up to £10.42 per hour + excellent benefits




Here at Swale Community Leisure Trust and our partner Serco Leisure Operating Ltd our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for Children's Activity Assistants to join our fun and vibrant team at our leisure centre.



In this role you will provide clean, safe, and properly supervised facilities and activities for the children of customers to the Leisure Centre, as well to be responsible for the smooth operational running of all types of parties the centre holds and provide party guests with first class levels of customer service at all times.


This is your chance to be involved in keeping children entertained and you will go home each day with a huge sense of satisfaction at the difference you have made.


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 a free gym membership to the facilities.


About you


To be considered for this role, you will have experience in dealing with high volumes of children and working in a busy customer-based environment.


You must be enthusiastic, resilient and be able to liaise professionally with parents, customers, and other members of the workforce, as well as being able to think on your feet and effectively communicate at all times and be willing to learn from others.  


This is a great opportunity to be part of something special and provide local children with a safe and fun place to play and develop skills. So, if you feel you are suitable and up to the challenge please apply as soon as possible.



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 provide 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 check 
  • Excellent Development and Training Opportunities  
  • 6% employer matched pension contribution
  • 21 days annual leave + public holidays
  • Life assurance up to 2x base salary
  • Simply health cash plan
  • Anytime health line
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice
  • Benefits portal offering discounts on eating out, travel, shopping and entertainment
  • A safe and supportive culture  
  • A chance to make a positive difference to the community  



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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02/06/2023 02:46:00
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