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Join our team. Active Life is a great place to work and our staff are part of an interesting, fun and challenging industry with a real purpose behind it. We often have full time, part time or casual positions available for roles such as Lifeguards, Gym and Studio Instructors, Receptionists and Catering Assistants. We offer competitive rates of pay, a contributory pension, full training and membership benefits.

Vacancies

Administration Assistant

Marketing & General, Head Office, Whitstable
Fixed Term Contract until end of March 2019

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We are looking for a reliable and competent Administrator with an interest in Marketing to join our Head Office team.

You’ll need to be a natural at organisation and administration, with a keen eye for detail and a willingness to learn new skills. You’ll also be hands on, providing support and responding to requests with a flexible “can do” attitude towards changing priorities.

The role’s main focus is supporting our Marketing Co-ordinator with the preparation, organisation and administration of marketing materials, promotions and website & social media management. There will also be a requirement to provide general administrative support to the Head Office team.

Ref: AA-0818-HO

FIXED TERM CONTRACT until end of March 2019
Minimum 4 days per week to include Mondays and Fridays
Salary FTE of £15,214 or £15,926*

Key duties include:

  • Assisting with the design, production and distribution of marketing and promotional material
  • Supporting the design and maintenance of the Active Life website and social media communications
  • Placing orders and processing invoices
  • Keeping all forms associated with the operation up to date, fulfilling internal requests for stock
  • Communicating with customers and colleagues
  • General office support duties, including answering the phone

Applicants will need:

  • previous administration experience and a confident and competent IT user
  • to be reliable and highly organised
  • good written communication skills – able to get things ‘right first time’
  • a good eye for detail and an aptitude for proof reading
  • to be self-motivated with the desire and ability to learn on the job
  • to be capable of building good working relationships across all levels of the organisation
  • to be a car driver with use of their own vehicle

Closing Date: 16th August 2018

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number AA-0818-HO  to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk
Alternatively, you can send you application by post to:
Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

Duty Manager

Herons Leisure Centre
Permanent, part time, 24 hours per week

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Our Duty Managers are responsible for assisting the Centre Manager in the efficient and effective running of the Leisure Centre, with a key focus on customer satisfaction, managing staff & the facility’s programme, ensuring high standards of cleanliness and the health and safety of both staff and customers.

Ref: DM2-0818-HLC

PERMANENT: PART-TIME, 24 hrs per week with the flexibility to cover additional hours at this and our Whitstable Swimming Pool facility.
Salary FTE £19,099 per annum

We are looking for a confident, positive and motivated individual with previous experience in a supervisory role, preferably within the Leisure Industry. You’ll also need to be calm under pressure, responsible and experienced in ensuring set procedures are followed and monitored.

Excellent communication skills are also essential, as you’ll be looking after customers and managing employees.

You will hold a Lifeguarding qualification and ideally First Aid at Work and Pool Plant Operator qualifications. However, fully funded training is available to the successful candidate to achieve these qualifications. You’ll also need to be able to work the contracted hours over a variable working week including early mornings, evenings and weekends. Availability for cover will also be a required.

Closing Date: 16th August 2018

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number DM2-0818-HLC  to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk
Alternatively, you can send you application by post to:
Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

Recreation Assistants (Lifeguards)

Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury
39 hours per week

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We are looking for responsible and reliable individuals whose key duties will be ensuring that our swimmers are safe and our customers are looked after, whilst keeping the centre clean and preparing the activity areas for our busy programme.

There is also the opportunity for experienced lifeguards to be considered for a more senior role which, in addition to the above, deputies for and assumes the role of Duty Manager when required.

Ref: RA2-0718-KLC

£7.48 or £7.83* per hour
equivalent to the full-time annual salary of £15,214 / £15,926*

*£7.83 rate of pay is the National Living Wage, which is paid to those aged 25 and over. The £7.48 per hour rate of pay is for NPLQ qualified employees aged under 25.

Applicants should possess maturity and common sense, coupled with enthusiasm and a strong customer focus. Applicants will ideally hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). However, unqualified applicants will also be considered if they are able to demonstrate the right attitude, strong swimming ability and a long-term commitment to this role, in which case Active Life will meet the cost of the NPLQ.

What else you’ll need:

  • experience of and / or an interest in working in the leisure sector;
  • a hard-working attitude with the desire to learn and develop;
  • to be reliable, flexible and honest;
  • a professional yet friendly manner and a genuine interest in working with the public;
  • the ability to remain calm under pressure and within a busy environment.

Applicants must be available to work flexibly over a variable 4 week rota including evenings and (for the 39 hour role) weekends.

Active Life employees enjoy free gym membership and staff discounts (subject to qualifying criteria), access to training, a pension scheme and free uniform. Successful applicants will be eligible to apply for a refund of any self-funded NPLQ qualification fee in accordance with Active Life’s policy.

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number RA2-0718-KLC  to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk
Alternatively, you can send you application by post to:
Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

Catering Assistant

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Permanent, Sundays 9:00am – 4:30pm plus overtime

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We are seeking a reliable individual to join our catering team, supporting the operation of the cafe through high standards of customer service.

The role is available to start on 1 September

Ref: CA-0818-HLC

PERMANENT: Sundays 9.00am – 4.30pm plus overtime on as & when required basis to cover holidays, sickness and children’s parties
£7.38 – £7.83 per hour, dependent on age and qualifications.

Duties include serving customers, cooking and food preparation, stocking and cleaning vending machines, checking deliveries of stock and maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the servery and dining areas.

Applicants should have a positive attitude and be committed to providing the best possible service to our customers. You must have excellent communication skills and experience in dealing with the general public.

The ability to be flexible with previous experience of working within a catering environment is essential. A Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification is desirable, although training will be provided to suitable unqualified candidates. Uniform and personal protective equipment will also be provided.

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number CA-0818-HLC  to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk
Alternatively, you can send you application by post to:
Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

Trampoline Coaches

Whitstable Sports Centre & Bay Sports Arena
School holidays and party bookings

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We are looking for trampoline coaches to deliver group sessions within our Children’s Party bookings & School Holiday  programme.

Ref: SC-WSCHBH

We currently have opportunities for committed and friendly coaches to deliver informative and fun sessions to our younger customers.

As well as being suitably qualified to deliver trampolining sessions, you will be outgoing and possess a positive attitude. You must also be able to demonstrate experience of engaging with, and maintaining assertive management of, groups of young people.

You will need to hold a Level 2 Trampolining Coaching qualification.

Rate of pay will be dependent on skills and experience.

This role requires the job holder to hold a recent (last 12 months) Enhanced DBS check, or be willing to complete one in order to be eligible for consideration for employment.

Active Life employees enjoy access to training, a pension scheme, free uniform and generous staff discounts.

To enquire about this role on a more informal basis, please email karen.monticelli@activelifeltd.co.uk

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number SC-WSCHBH to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk
Alternatively, you can send you application by post to:
Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

If there isn’t a vacancy that suits you, but you think you’ve got the right experience, a positive attitude, and are keen to be part of an interesting, fun and challenging industry with a real purpose behind it, then we’d love to hear from you!

Email your CV and covering letter to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk

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