Leisure Assistant

Leicester, Leicestershire
£19,305 - £22,876 per annum
08 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Part Time

We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic, customer service focused Leisure Assistant to assist the Duty Officers in the operational aspects of running busy, City Centre based leisure facilities. The service comprises of a 25 metre, 6 lane swimming pool and sauna, an 8 court and a 3 court sports halls, 3 x multi-purpose studios, a 13 metre high climbing wall and a state of the art 100+ station fitness suite. 

DMU is committed to excellence in the student experience and by joining the current leisure team you will demonstrate a thorough understanding of what it takes to provide excellent customer service, with a flexible approach to work and to the challenge of responding to rapidly changing priorities. 


  • Working both as part of the fitness team and as part of the larger leisure centre team
  • Use your initiative and work without direct supervision
  • Maintain a welcoming environment for all customers
  • Ensure the professional running of busy leisure facilities at all times
  • When required, act as a lifeguard and climbing wall instructor. 
  • You will be required to work evenings and weekends
  • Hours: 9.5 hours per week, Sunday 10.00am - 8.30pm 

About You

  • YMCA level 2 Fitness Instructor, or equivalent
  • Be NPLQ or equivalent qualified
  • Climbing Wall Leading Award/Single Pitch Award or higher
  • Experience working in a climbing wall
  • Valid first aid at work certificate
  • Candidates without the relevant lifeguard and climbing wall qualifications may be considered, but must be willing to attain both qualifications through training
  • Satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required
  • Sports/leisure centre experience
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to deal with customers in a professional and friendly manner
  • Able to competently supervise and control a busy fitness suite environment

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