Leisure

 

These are exciting times for Leisure Services in Wiltshire within our 10 centres we have new facilities, a rapidly expanding customer base and a real vision to make a difference to the health of the population through increased physical activity delivered by a diverse team of sport and physical activity specialists.  

Our vision

 

To ensure that work is both aspirational, professional and fun to provide the ideal conditions whereby those physically active, and inactive, can engage. This vision is supported by Wiltshire being a beautiful and varied county with rolling countryside with vibrant local communities which makes it an ideal place to live and work.

 

Within Leisure Services we offer:

 

  • Good value, flexible membership options at 10 leisure centre facilities
  • An Active Health GP physical activity referral programme
  • Targeted sports provision in low socio-economic areas for young people and adults
  • Swimming lesson programme helping children and adults to learn to swim across seven swimming pools
  • Walking, cycling and running projects designed to engage adults in regular physical activity
  • Weight management programmes for young people to encourage positive, healthier lifestyles
  • A wide range of holiday activities in every holiday period for children and young people
  • A comprehensive programme of group exercise classes across all leisure centres providing a wide range of options
  • Work with sports clubs, volunteers and officials to develop coaching capacity, opportunities and skills

 

The 12 Specialist Manager posts that have been created in order for this vision to be achieved.

These roles are split into three specialisms -  

 Aquatics,  Fitness,  Leisure Centre Operations

 

Aquatics

Will manage the swim school delivery team as well as being the key driver of the pool programmes to optimise use in all sessions.

Fitness

Will manage both staff and customers in the fitness areas of the facility. Key focus will be on the group X programme and on standard delivery of the fitness customer journey through the team of fitness staff.

Leisure Centre Operations

Responsibilities include ensuring the operational delivery of other leisure centre services including a range of children’s activities, café, crèche and coached activity staff, as well as ensuring that use of the leisure facilities are maximised.

You will also be a health and safety lead by ensuring safe working practices are both high priority and consistent across leisure centres within a cluster.

Each cluster group will have three managers who will work across the sites and will cover leisure centre operating hours in order to ensure the business needs can be met.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre, Salisbury

Fitness Suite

We aim to provide services, projects and activities that deliver positive experiences to a wide range of people utilising sport, physical activity and active lifestyle based approaches across the county, in leisure centres, sports clubs, community facilities, schools, village halls and recreational spaces.

Targeted activities that engage with and support the most inactive people in priority community areas, are complimented by swimming and fitness facilities for the general population in our leisure facilities

Our locations

Each cluster group consists of - 

Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre – Salisbury

Devizes Leisure Centre and Springfield Health and Wellbeing Centre (Corsham)

Marlborough and Calne Leisure Centre’s and Pewsey Vale Health and Wellbeing Centre (currently under construction)

Nadder Health and Wellbeing Centre (Tisbury), Amesbury Sports Centre, Tidworth Leisure Centre and Durrington swimming pool.

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