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Sport and Wellbeing Assistant

Sports & Wellbeing

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £17,408 to £19,730 (+ 10% enhancement for unique working pattern)
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 September 2019
Reference:  1169719EW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to work in the University of Southampton’s Sport and Wellbeing facilities, which are open to its students, staff and members of the wider community. These include the Jubilee Sports Centre, Mayflower Gym, Wide Lane Sports’ Ground and the Watersports Centre.  An extensive range of sport and leisure classes, courses and facilities are available to our customers from 07:00 to 22:00 every day of the week.  We are looking for sports professionals to provide a consistently high quality sports and leisure service to our customers all year round.

The post holder should be qualified to GCSE/NVQ 2/City in Guilds or equivalent. Holding a Life Guarding NVQ/NPLQ Level 2 or equivalent and First Aid qualification is essential, as is being a Member of Register of Exercise Professionals Level 2 or equivalent. Relevant work experience in the fitness and leisure industry is an advantage. This is a full time post working set hour working patterns.

The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated and organised Sport and Wellbeing team responsible for ensuring safe and efficient daily operation of the facilities, meeting accredited standards, and ensuring that our customers are advised or supported during their leisure activities, classes, courses or instruction. You should have proven experience in handling a diverse range of situations in a customer focused environment.

As well as core benefits including maternity, paternity and adoption leave and sickness benefits, other benefits include access to arts and culture facilities, childcare vouchers, a range of staff discounts and flexible working policies.  

Commencing salary on appointment will be £17,408 per annum (+ 10% enhancement for unique working pattern).

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1169719EW on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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