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Recreation Assistant

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Framingham Earl
Place of work:
Framingham Earl High School Sports Centre, Poringland
Salary details:
£17,588 - £18,800 per annum pro rata
Job term:
Part Time
Numerous part-time positions available to fill required hours
Fixed Term
Closing date:
26 February 2020 11:30 PM
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Contract Type: Fixed term for 24 months.

Other key information: Will require shift working over evenings and weekends (opening hours M - F 16:30 - 21:30, S/S 09:00 – 18:00) and the desire to learn and develop


Do you have as much enthusiasm as our customers?


Role Snapshot…

Do you enjoy sport, fitness, wellbeing and thrive on being part of busy team working a range of shifts and dealing with the public?  Want to work at a successful facility serving the local community? Then read on...


What you could be part of…

The Council has developed a relationship with Framingham Earl High School and from April 2020 will take over the management of the Community Sports Centre at the site. We will put our expertise and experience of running dual-use sports facilities to good use, bringing new customers to the centre.  Our Recreation Assistant team will ensure the facilities are kept safe for all our users and gives you the ability to develop within the leisure industry.


What you’ll be doing…

  • Setting up activities within the centre
  • Assisting with show rounds from the public and other customers
  • Ensuring the centre is well run and ready for business
  • Staffing reception and responding to customer queries


You must have…

….or be prepared to complete a First Aid and Health & Safety qualifications. Previous experience in a leisure centre is desirable. You must have good concentration skills and the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with our customers.


What’s in it for you…

Our package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need.  You will have regular reviews with your line manager and develop a personal development plan, and opportunities to undertake training.  We also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.


You may still have questions and can contact Mark Heazle on 01508 533979 to answer these for you.


Interview date:  w/c 02 March 2020


Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.

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