A place to grow

Senior Recreational assistant


Department: Community sports centre                                                      

Reporting To: Sports Centre Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities: Recreational Assistants and Building Security.  



The Duty Managers role is a crucial role in the day to day running of the sports centre and forms part of the centre’s management team, who are collectively responsible for the effective delivery of a range of services throughout the facility. Excellent customer service skills and an enthusiasm for general sports and fitness are essential in this role.

The duty management team will work within a shift pattern, which will include evening and weekends.

All positions within the Sports Centre are classed as regulated posts and therefore require a DBS Disclosure. It will be necessary for the post holder to have a DBS check, which will be carried out by the College.



  • Provide effective leadership and management of recreational assistants 
  • To ensure the highest standard of customer service is always delivered.
  • To undertake regular checks on facilities and equipment as well as ensuring housekeeping standards are checked regularly and take prompt remedial action when required 
  • Deal with customer complaints and queries in a professional manner and aim to reduce or eliminate escalation of situations or complaints.
  • Assist in development of relationship between centre and college PE department.
  • Responsible for the Health and Safety of all staff and visitors during duty hours and provide first aid when required.
  • To supervise or undertake equipment set up and take down according to activity programme. This will involve moving medium weight equipment.
  • To be responsible for building security and act as key holder.
  • To ensure cash up at end of shift is completed correctly and in compliance with all financial procedures.
  • Adhere to all procedures and guidelines listed within centre EAP and NOP
  • Undertake any other reasonable task to ensure effective operation of centre.
  • In line with our commitment to safeguarding, all members of staff have a duty of care towards Bacons College pupils and are expected to report any such concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Lead team.
  • Work in a manner that promotes and protects one’s own health and safety, as well as that of other staff, pupils and visitors.




  • Experience of working in a Sports Centre
  • Enthusiastic Approach to all sports
  • Principles of excellent customer services.
  • Health and safety responsibilities in a sports centre environment.
  • Membership /booking administration and sales techniques.
  • Working knowledge of IT including MS Word and Excel




  • First Aid qualification



  • Demonstrates high levels of professionalism, honesty and integrity
  • Is observant, imaginative and enthusiastic
  • Sets and maintains high standards
  • Has a flexible approach to work
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Has a structured approach to time management 

For further information please contact HR Administrator, Valeria Garcia v.garcia@baconscollege.co.uk

The College will safeguard and promote the wellbeing of its students and expects all staff to do the same. An enhanced CRB check will be undertaken.

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