Job title: Duty Manager
Location: Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre & Little Marlow Athletics Track
Job type: Permanent, full time
Working Hours: 39 per week, between Monday to Sunday, covering earlies, days and lates
Salary: £24,000 per annum + overtime opportunities
Here at Bisham Abbey 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 a Duty Manager to join the centre.
Bisham Abbey is one of Sport England`s National Sports Centres and is home to a number of National Governing Bodies of Sport. Bisham Abbey provides excellent facilities to Britain's leading sports men and women. Bisham Abbey is also a Conferencing and Event Centre, boasting a large number of recently refurbished rooms and outdoor spaces for weddings, corporate events, and team-building days.
We are located close to London and major transport links and sits on the borders of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire in stunning grounds on the banks of the River Thames. And as well as scenic surroundings we can also offer you a competitive benefits package along with free gym membership and discounted staff meals.
As the Duty Manager, the purpose of your role will be to manage the facility and Little Marlow Athletics track on a day-to-day basis ensuring all activities are delivered to a high standard, with the health and safety of staff and customers as the first priority and you will deputise for the Leisure Manager as and when required. You will support the management team in building and maintaining positive relationships with onsite partners, hotel guests and neighbours.
You will also be involved in a high level of customer interaction as well as the deployment and supervision of the operational team to make sure our customers a receive a positive memorable experience.
The successful candidate will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff at Bisham Abbey, pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when needed.
The Duty Manager role is an important role as you will be someone who needs to lead by example and be a role model for those members of staff under you. You will be seen as a self-starter who strives for self-improvement and advise where necessary for areas of development for your staff. Furthermore, you will be expected to be a port of call when an emergency arises.
To be considered for this role we are looking to hear from candidates who have prior experience and confidence in leading a team by example and working face to face with customers, preferably in the Leisure Industry, or a service led background.
If you feel like you meet the above criteria and want to cut your teeth in a challenging and varied role, please apply today.
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
Bisham Abbey and Serco benefits include:
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