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What's On at Middleton Arena

What's On at Middleton Arena

Events for everyone at the Arena - from live music to theatre

More than Dance

More than Dance

Get active, get fit, get dancing. See our new sessions.

Art4Families Saturday Club

Art4Families Saturday Club

Autumn Arts4Families Workshops are now FREE - booking is essential - numbers limited

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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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Senior Fitness Officer - Job ref: L1507

Salary: Band 3
Steps 7-11, £16,215 - £19,317 per annum
Hours: 37 hours/week
Application Closing Date:
Thursday 12 February 2015

Location: Heywood Sports Village

pdfSenior Fitness Officer - Job Ref: L1507 (temporary post until 30 November 2015). Hours: 37 hours per week – shift, days, evenings and weekend working required according to the needs of the service.

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 operate a number of busy multi purpose Leisure/Sports Centres with Fitness Suites incorporating the Life Fitness equipment , Youth Gym's and Dance Studios all with a wide range of different memberships, catering for a variety of users (e.g. G.P. Referrals, Special Groups and individual members).

The successful candidates must demonstrate that they can provide the highest standard of customer service at all times. They must be capable of ensuring that our members have a safe and enjoyable experience whilst using the facilities.

Duties will include:

  • Responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the fitness suite
  • To assist in managing and promoting the Adult & Junior Fitness Studios and to contribute to their day-to-day operation
  • To lead at least two adult and junior fitness classes per week within the contracted hours
  • To increase and maintain the fitness membership base of the centre.

Appointment to this post is subject to Criminal Record and background checks.

Further details available from Sue Moncaster, Duty Manager on 01706 927489.

Closing date: Thursday 12 February 2015. Interviews will be held w/c 23 February 2015.

See details above for how to apply.

Casual Swimming Teacher - Job ref: L1503

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:

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 Job ref: L1503 (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.