Sports and Fitness Manager
Henshaws College, Harrogate
Closing date: Friday, 24th Jan 2020
Salary: £11.47 per hour
Hours per week: Full or part-time hours would be considered. Hours to be worked flexibly to include some evening/weekend work.
Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time staff)
Weeks per year: 52
DBS: Enhanced with child barring
In order to support our valued team members we offer:
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
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.
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 lifeguard 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