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Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high-quality services to our communities, residents and businesses. This means we must employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people.

Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking local authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision-making.

At HDC we want to employ staff who embody our icare values ( Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising ), all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
Job details

Our dynamic leisure centre is currently seeking a dedicated Leisure Centre Supervisor to oversee our facility's operations and staff.

You'll be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the leisure centre and ensuring compliance with... health and safety regulations. Ensuring the centre is run effectively and efficiently, you'll lead and motivate a diverse team to achieve excellence in service delivery.

With a proven track record in managing a leisure or fitness centre, you'll be committed to providing outstanding customer service. Using your well-honed communication and interpersonal skills, you'll be experienced in developing and promoting new and existing activities and services to gain maximum customer participation.

Although you'll be required to hold a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ), if this role sounds perfect but you don’t currently hold it, don't be put off - we can provide you with everything you need to become qualified!

If you are looking for the next step in your career with a vision for excellence in leisure services, apply today to become a pivotal part of our team!

If you don't already have an NPLQ, we will be running courses the week commencing 10 June to be held at One Leisure Ramsey, and the week commencing 1 July, location to be confirmed. You'll need to be available to attend one of the five-day courses.

This role is subject to a DBS check.

An offer of employment is conditional upon having the right to work in the UK. Huntingdonshire District Council does not hold a Sponsorship Licence and are unable to provide a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) or take over Sponsorship for any role.

To apply for this position please complete the application form .

The closing date is 9am 14 May 2024 and the assessment day, including a swim test will take place on Wednesday 22 May at our One Leisure Centre in St. Ives. The assessment day will include a swim test where the following will be assessed:
• Swim 50m in less than 1 minute - Swim 100m continuously on your front then 100m on your back
• Tread water in deep water for more than 30 seconds
• Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool
• Climb out of the pool unaided.

Please note that the official closing date is as above, and will be the correct date. Some third-party websites may have different dates. Please refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.
Working for the council

As an employer who values diversity of thought, we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next career opportunity and are supportive employers, enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee-led environment.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits, including flexitime, to encourage a work-life balance.
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