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Deputy Manager (Teddington)

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Deputy Manager, Full-Time
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre
SO2: £35,094-£42,525pa
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  • Are you an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good management skills?  
     
  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys working as part of a team to provide a great service? 
     
  • Are you NPLQ, First Aid & PPO qualified?  
     
  • Then we need you to join the management team at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre!
Where you’ll be working
You’ll join the team at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre, Vicarage Road, Teddington TW11 8EZ. Facilities here include a main pool, learner pool, fitness suite, spin studio, exercise studio and hydrotherapy pool. The centre is open to the public 7 days a week from 6.30am to 10pm.

What you’ll be doing
You’ll assist with managing the day to day operation of the Centre, so that it runs smoothly. Taking the lead on Health & Safety and operational maintenance issues.

With direct supervision of approximately 7 staff (and shared responsibility for a centre employing 60+ staff), you’ll be developing staff through 1-2-1, appraisals and team meetings.

You’ll also be monitoring performance, reviewing and improving centre programmes and assisting with budgetary control measures.

You’ll get “hands on” and be involved in the day to day plant operation, including topping up etc. with chemicals, backwashing and other associated duties, including water tests. 
Working with the team to ensure that customers are kept in a safe and secure environment, staff deliver great customer service and make sure all facilities are clean, safe and staffed, so that every customer has a great experience.
Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing.
 
What we’ll need from you
Good communication and organisational skills are essential for this role.

You MUST have the following qualifications to be considered for this role:
  • Sports/recreation or management qualification.
  • National Pool Lifeguard qualification.
  • First Aid qualification.
  • Pool Plant Operator qualification.
We’re looking for someone with experience in wet-side operations (either Pool Plant or Lifeguard management) or a health and safety background in Leisure facilities. 

You’ll also need an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of service.

You’ll be working 36 hours per week on a shift rota. Shifts will include a mixture of early mornings, evenings and weekends.

What we can offer you: Starting salary of £35,094pa
Salary progress scale of £35,094-£42,525pa

We can also offer working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.   These include a 36 hour working week (Full Time on Shift Rota) and a generous holiday allowance of 40 paid days per year (includes bank holidays), plus a wide range of learning and development opportunities.  
 
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Apply now
If you are suitably qualified and experienced, upload your current CV application today!

Closing Date:  16 July 2024 at Midnight.
We will contact you after the closing date to let you know if you have been shortlisted for interview.

The closing date is given as a guide and we reserve the right to close this advert early, or once sufficient applications have been received. We strongly advise you complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Equality Statement
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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