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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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Sports Coach & Group Exercise Instructor Recruitment

sports-coach-group-exercise-instructor-recruitmentLink4Life are looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated sports coaches and group fitness instructors to lead and assist on our existing and new sport and physical activity programmes. Programmes include our Go4it holiday programmes targeted at children and young people, activ8teme for adults, work in our leisure centres and other general programmes within the local community.

We are looking for instructors with the following qualifications:

Lead Coach

  • Hold a minimum Level 2 National Governing Body Qualification in 1 sport or Level 2 Award in Community Sports Leadership
  • Hold an up to date Safeguarding Certificate
  • Hold an up to date First Aid Certificate

Assistant Coach

  • Hold a minimum Level 1 National Governing Body Qualification in 1 sport or a Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership
  • Hold an up to date Safeguarding Certificate

Group Exercise Instructor

  • Hold an accredited qualification in dance or other forms of fitness e.g. zumba, insanity

Are you up for the challenge? Please contact Jonathan Hayhurst, Sports Programmes Coordinator on 01706 926231 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to discuss the opportunities available.

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:

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: 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.