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Duty Manager - Whitton (Full-Time)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Duty Manager, Full-Time
Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre, TW2 6JW
Starting salary: £22,631pa 

  • Do you have great organisational skills?
  • Can you multi-task on the go?
  • Are you a confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and giving great customer service?
  • Then we need you to join our team!

Where you’ll be working
You’ll be based at Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre, Twickenham School, Percy Road, Whitton TW2 6JW.

Facilities here include a multi-purpose sports hall, floodlit multi-use games area, floodlit 3G pitch, fitness suite and studio. The centre is open to the public weekdays from 5pm to 10pm and weekends from 9am to 6pm. 

You’ll be working 36 hours per week on a shift rota and this will include a mix of evenings and weekends.

What you’ll be doing
You’ll be part of our management team overseeing the day to day operation of the Centre, so that it runs smoothly.

Making sure that all facilities are clean, safe and staffed, so that every customer has a great experience when they visit or contact us, will be a priority for you.

Duty Managers support with front of house reception work, supervising activities, organising and co-ordinating sports activity programmes, together with Health & Safety duties.

Have a look at the job profile for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing.

What we’ll need from you
You MUST have the following in order to be considered for this role:
- a sports/fitness qualification
- experience of working in a sports/leisure environment
- knowledge of operational management of a sports/leisure centre

You’ll also need good communication and organisational skills, a good knowledge of Health & Safety and an understanding of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in employment and the provision of a public service.

This is a great opportunity to gain management experience and move up the career ladder.

What we can offer you
Starting salary will be £22,631pa.
Salary progression for this role is £22,631 - £27,424pa.

We can also offer working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a 36 hour working week and a generous holiday allowance of 39 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’re suitably qualified, submit your CV application now. Please ensure you complete all stage of the application process as we are unable to consider incomplete applications.

Closing Date:  20 March 2023 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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