Job title: Duty Manager
Location: Maidstone Leisure Centre
Job type: Permanent
Working Hours: 40 per week, earlies, days and lates between Monday to Sunday
Salary: £25,750 per annum
Here at Maidstone Leisure Trust 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.
In the role of the Duty Manager, you will manage all aspects of the facility through the hours of operation, ensuring all activities are delivered to a high standard with safety and customer service as high priority.
The role will involve a high level of customer interaction with high profile sport's governing bodies other commercial and corporate organisations, as well as the deployment and supervision of the operational team, always maintaining critical operational cover across the site and managing cash handling processes.
In addition, the role will involve assisting the line manager or leading on contractual compliance documents/practices, taking charge, and responding in the event of any emergency situations, ensuring the smooth running of all site operations.
You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities, free leisure membership and excellent benefits.
Serco manages these facilities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Trust.
The successful candidate will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff, pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when needed.
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.
It is desirable that you hold a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and first aid at work certificate, however this is not essential as full training will be provided.
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
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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