Sports and Fitness Manager (Part-time)

Henshaws College, Harrogate

Closing date: Tuesday, 17th Dec 2019

Salary: £11.47 per hour/£12,525.24 per annum
Hours per week: 24 hours per week to be worked flexibly (job share) to include some evening/weekend work. Hours may be negotiated for the right candidate.
Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
Weeks per year: 52
Annual Leave: 25 days holiday plus 10 days statutory Holidays
Closing date: 17th December 2019

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In order to support our valued team members we offer:

 Pension scheme
 Access to Health Scheme covering dental care/physiotherapy/birth grant etc
 Access to confidential advice line covering legal advice, relationship issues, stress and anxiety
 Access to free of charge independent counselling service
 Free eye tests
 Free of charge DBS check
 35 days annual leave
 Flexible work patterns
 Enhanced sick pay
 Long service awards
 Career Progression
 Opportunity to buy additional annual leave
 Range of family friendly policies to support your work/life balance
 Training package with opportunity to obtain range of Diplomas in Health and Social Care

At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support.  Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life.  We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day. Together we go beyond expectations.’

Henshaws Specialist College offers further education to young people with physical disabilities, learning difficulties and complex health needs. The College site boasts a fully accessible leisure centre with fully enabled gym, sports hall, hydro pool and swimming pool. The leisure centre team share the facility with a team of physio and occupational therapists.

The Sports and Fitness Centre Manager will have responsibility for ensuring that all areas of the Sports & Fitness Centre are maintained to a high standard and meet all health and safety requirements.  They will also provide sports and fitness advice for all users of the Centre, and work closely with the therapy team based at the College.

The post holder will lead on the developments new opportunities to generate income to contribute to the long term vision of the Centre.

 Key responsibilities

  • Management of the Centre on a daily basis with full responsibility for all aspects of health and safety in liaison with the Society Health and Safety Manager
  • Work closely with the College team to develop and manage income generation opportunities to ensure the long term viability of the Centre
  • Maintenance and cleaning requirements within the swimming pool areas including advising College maintenance staff supporting in these areas
  • Manage pool user safety ensuring the correct supervision via Lifeguard, Rescue Test Award or spotter is in place determined by the needs of each user group
  • Supervision of activities in the gym and maintenance of gym equipment

Experience of managing a sports centre, including responsibility for all aspects of health and safety, along with experience of providing sports and fitness advice and preparing individual plans is essential that the post holder is a qualified life guard and holds an up to date pool plant maintenance qualification.

For more information and to apply please view the job description and submit a completed application form.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888


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