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Jobs with Link4life

Thank you for showing an interest in working for Link4Life. All our current vacancies are listed below.

For each vacancy you will see a brief description of the job and a more detailed job description and person specification. These are important documents and you will be required to refer to them when making your application.

All applications must be made on our official application form. We do not accept CVs.

We prefer applications to be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. however, we appreciate that not all applicants have access to email therefore we will accept applications by post. If you do apply by post, we encourage you to contact the HR department to confirm receipt.

Applications for vacancies will be accepted on the closing date only and late applications will not be accepted.

If you have any queries contact our HR Team. This page is updated on a regular basis, so please check back at a later date for new vacancies.

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Fitness Assistants – fixed term 12 months - Job ref: L1457

Salary: Band 2
Band 2, £13,725 - £15,598 per annum pro rata
20 hours per week, will include weekends, evenings and daytime working (in accordance with service requirements)
Application Closing Date:
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Rochdale Boroughwide Cultural Trust trading as Link4Life, an independent company limited by guarantee (a registered charity) with a trading subsidiary company was set up on 1 April 2007 to provide Sport and Leisure and Cultural Services including Arts and Heritage, on behalf of Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council under a 15 year Partnership Agreement.

The purpose of the trust is to plan and manage the delivery of high quality, enjoyable, affordable, accessible cultural provision in Rochdale Borough that gives residents and visitors the opportunity to lead the healthy, creative, active lifestyle of their choice.

 

Job Duties/Description

You will be responsible for assisting in managing and promoting the Fitness Studios and contributing to the day-to-day operation.

This role will require you to assist in the promotion of members programmes and challenges as part of the Link4Life retention programme.

 

Principle Duties

  1. To carry out Fitness Studio inductions for individuals and groups.
  1. To carry out fitness assessments with GP referral scheme patients and fitness studio members and give professional advice on exercise programmes and techniques and safe instruction to members.
  1. To generate new business and actively promote the membership scheme and effectively deal with enquiries and sales.
  1. To supervise the fitness studios and members.
  1. To undertake maintenance and servicing of equipment as required.
  1. To carry out general cleaning duties.
  1. To actively aid in the development and promotion of retention schemes.
  1. To work with youths within group work and one-to-one inductions.

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Appointment to this post is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a basic disclosure criminal records check.

For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Linda Zandbergen Senior Fitness Officer on 01706 926000.

Sport & Leisure Apprentice - Job ref: L1452

Salary: £110.00 per week
37 hours per week - Evening and weekend working will be required as directed by the service. This may also include providing these services at any other Link4Life facility should it be deemed necessary.
Application Closing Date:
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Heywood Sports Village is looking to recruit an enthusiastic young person
(18 – 24 years) who would like to gain the skills to enable them to commence a career in the Sport & Leisure industry.

As part of this fantastic opportunity we are offering the following:

  • Relevant NVQ qualifications
  • The opportunity to work as part of a dedicated team for a leading leisure operator
  • If successful you will gain a variety of industry qualifications and experience across all areas of our business including community sports development, coaching, lifeguarding and fitness.

If you think you have what it takes, then apply now and simply tell us why you should be our next Sport & Leisure Apprentice.

For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Gary Smith on (01706) 927200

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Appointment to this post is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a basic disclosure criminal records check.

Receptionist - Job ref: L1456

Salary: Band 2
Band 2, £13,725-£15,598 pa (pro rata)
Hours: 26 hrs/week (worked in accordance with service requirements)
Application Closing Date:
Friday 25 July 2014

Location: Based at Littleborough Sports Centre

pdfReceptionist - Littleborough Sports Centre - Job ref: L1456

Rochdale Boroughwide Cultural Trust trading as Link4Life, an independent company limited by guarantee (a registered charity) with a trading subsidiary company was set up on 1 April 2007 to provide Sport and Leisure and Cultural Services including Arts and Heritage, on behalf of Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council under a 15 year Partnership Agreement.

The purpose of the Trust is to plan and manage the delivery of high quality, enjoyable, affordable, accessible cultural provision in Rochdale Borough that gives residents and visitors the opportunity to lead the healthy, creative, active lifestyle of their choice.

Link4Life runs Sport & Leisure, Neighbourhoods & Communities and Arts & Heritage for Rochdale council. Its Leisure Centre's include Fitness Studios incorporating LIFEFITNESS equipment, SHOKK Youth Gym and Dance Mat Studio all with a wide range of different memberships, catering for a variety of users (e.g. G.P. Referrals, Special Groups and individual members)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Reception team at Littleborough Sports Centre.

The successful applicants will have previous experience of working in a busy leisure or customer focused environment with the ability to communicate effectively with all sections of the community.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, in particular relating to administration and finance.

The post is the customer face of this forward looking organisation and will positively promote all aspects of the services that are provided within the facility.

For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Sharon Crouch on 01706 927653.

Appointment to this post is subject to satisfactory Criminal Record checks.

Closing Date: Friday 25 July 2014.

See details above for how to apply.

Casual Swimming Teacher - Job ref: L1443

Salary: Band 3
Salary (Step 11) £19,126 per annum (all inclusive) per annum /rate of pay £9.91 per hour.
Hours: Various hours
Application Closing Date:
Open

Location: Rochdale Leisure Centre / Middleton Arena / Heywood Sports Village

Various Hours - includes days, evenings and weekends. Post-holders will be required, with reasonable notice, to change shifts as and when required to meet business needs.

pdfCasual Swimming Teachers JD Job ref: L1243 (Qualified & Unqualified)

Link4Life are currently recruiting swimming teachers to assist in the delivery of our schools swimming programme and Link4Life Swim Academy.

In partnership with the STA, our programme has grown considerably since the introduction of the Academy earlier this year. The Academy delivers lessons from non swimmers and beginners up to advanced level swimmers, with growth in more specialised areas planned for in the near future.

The demand for swimming teachers has never been greater and as a result Link4Life are developing opportunities within their aquatic team for enthusiastic, fun, high quality, committed teachers. We are interested in recruiting people who have swimming teacher qualifications and those who have the ability to train as a swimming teacher.

With great development and training opportunities, new state of the art facilities and an excellent rate of pay, it's a perfect time to get in touch.

Various hours are available at Rochdale Leisure Centre, Middleton Arena and Heywood Sports Village.

For an informal discussion please contact John Matson on 07807 510349.

Appointment to this post is subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Criminal Record check and background checks.

See details above for how to apply.