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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

Climbing Wall Instructor

Whitstable Sports Centre
On a casual & sessional basis during evenings, weekends and school holiday periods

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Whitstable Sports Centre
On a casual & sessional basis during evenings, weekends and school holiday periods.

Ref: SC-0519-WSC

Rate of pay dependent on qualification and experience.

If you’re passionate about climbing and an enthusiastic Climbing Instructor who can work
evenings, weekends and school holiday periods, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for reliable, energetic and enthusiastic Climbing Instructors to deliver sessions in an engaging and safe manner to beginners and improvers at our Whitstable Sports Centre. You’ll need to be an experienced climber with an indoor climbing qualification (RCI, CWI or equivalent) and it would be an added bonus if you’re already trained to deliver the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Preparing and delivering activities for climbing sessions and children’s parties with a focus on safety, participation, and enjoyment.
  • Carrying out inspections of the climbing wall and all activity equipment ensuring it is in good order, stored securely and safely, including keeping accurate records as required.
  • Ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to by yourself and those in your care, including health & safety and safeguarding procedures.
  • Undertaking relevant training as and when required.
  • to be able to work flexibly.

Active Life is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children who use our facilities, therefore we’ll require you to complete an enhanced DBS check before you will be allowed to start work. 

In return we can offer you:

  • competitive rates of pay
  • the opportunity to be involved from the start as we build up our climbing offering
  • free uniform

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number: SC-0519-WSC 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.

FOR AN INFORMAL DISCUSSION CONTACT:
Karen on 01227 366921

This vacancy will close once sufficient applications have been received.

Recreation Assistant

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Permanent: (an average of) 32 hours per week

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Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Permanent: (an average of) 32 hours per week
£7.81 or £8.21* per hour (equivalent to the full-time salary of £15,886/ £16,699* per annum)
Ref: RA2-0819-HLC

Recreation Assistant roles are a great way to start your leisure career with the aim to progress into Duty Manager roles and beyond! We offer a great working environment and are looking to recruit NPLQ qualified lifeguards who are committed and reliable to join us at Herons Leisure Centre.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Supervising the pool, keeping our bathers and members safe
  • Ensuring Health and safety is at the forefront of all that you do
  • Keeping the pool side and changing areas clean and tidy
  • Looking after our customers – ensuring all visitors have a great experience every time they visit
  • Attending monthly training sessions to keep your knowledge and fitness levels at the required standard

In return we can offer you:

  • Free Gym and Swim membership
  • A range of staff discounts across our sites
  • Pension Scheme
  • Monthly Staff training and development
  • Refunds for applicants that are already NPLQ qualified prior to employment if your course was self-funded (T&C’s Apply)

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV, or request an application form form jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk quoting reference RA2-0819-HLC.

Example working pattern:
Week 1: Sat 12.00 – 18.30 Sun 13.00 – 20.30 Mon 07.00 – 14.00 Tue 07.00 – 14.00 Wed off Thurs off Fri 07:00 – 14.00
Week 2: Sat off Sun off Mon 14.00 – 18.30 Tue 14.00 – 20.30 Wed 14.00 – 21.30 Thurs 14.00 – 14.00 – 18.00 Fri 08.00 – 14.00
Week 3: Sat 07.00 – 13.30 Sun 07.00 – 14.30 Mon off Tue off Wed 07.00 – 14.00 Thurs 07.00 – 14.00 Fri 14.00 19.30

*£8.21 rate of pay is the National Living Wage, which is paid to those aged 25 and over/ £7.81 rate of pay is for NPLQ qualified employees aged under 25.

Catering Assistant

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Permanent – Sundays 09.00 – 16.30 (plus overtime on an ad-hoc basis to cover special events, holidays and sickness)

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Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Sundays 09.00 – 16.30 (plus overtime on an ad-hoc basis to cover special events, holidays and sickness).
£7.70 – £8.21 per hour dependant on age and qualifications.*

Ref: CA-0819-HLC

We are seeking a reliable individual to join the Catering team on a permanent basis at our Herons Leisure Centre. As a Catering Assistant you’ll support the operation of the café through high standards of customer service.

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

What you’ll need:

  • previous experience of working in catering
  • great customer service skills with experience of working with the general public
  • to be a good communicator with a positive attitude
  • to be flexible and reliable with regards to working hours
  • ideally Level 2 Food Hygiene qualified, although funding is available for the right candidate to gain this

In return we can offer you:

  • free Gym and Swim membership
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification
  • uniform
  • a range of staff discounts across our sites
  • pension scheme

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number: CA-0819-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.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 25th August 2019

*£7.70 rate for unqualified under 25s, £7.81 rate for Level 2 Food Hygiene qualified under 25s, £8.21 rate for those aged 25+

Casual Catering Assistant

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Weekdays – Ad-hoc basis to cover holidays, sickness & special events

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Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Weekdays – ad-hoc basis to cover holidays, sickness & special events
£7.70 – £8.21 per hour dependant on age and qualifications.*

Ref: CASCA-0819-HLC

We are seeking a reliable individual to join our Catering team on a casual basis, supporting the operation of the cafe through high standards of customer service. Shifts will be offered on an ‘as required’ basis within our weekday opening times of 9am-6pm.

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

What you’ll need:

  • previous experience of working in catering
  • great customer service skills with experience of working with the general public
  • to be a good communicator with a positive attitude
  • to be flexible and reliable with regards to working hours
  • ideally Level 2 Food Hygiene qualified, although funding is available for the right candidate to gain this

In return we can offer you:

  • Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification
  • uniform
  • pension scheme

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number: CASCA-0819-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.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30th August 2019

*£7.70 rate for unqualified under 25s, £7.81 rate for Level 2 Food Hygiene qualified under 25s, £8.21 rate for those aged 25+

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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