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Your Leisure Recruitment: Jobs & Training

Investing in the People that Make the Vision Possible!

Do you want a job where you can really make a difference? At Your Leisure we are proud to be able to offer our employees the opportunity to make a difference to the Communities in which they live. Our vision is ‘Live Better With Your Leisure’ and our Mission is to ‘To improve the health, wellbeing and lifestyles of our communities’. Our employees deliver this through a wide variety of roles offered in the different facilities and services that we run over the Thanet and Dover districts. If you would like to be part of our team take a look at our current vacancies below and get in touch. We would be delighted to hear from you. Thank you for you interest in Your Leisure recruitment.

Current Vacancies

April 12, 2024

Fitness Instructor: Ramsgate Leisure Centre (Permanent & Maternity Cover until February 2025)

OUR FACILITIES, SERVICES & POSTS

We run facilities and services across Leisure, Foreshores and Community, as well as support service roles at our flagship head office at Discovery Park in Sandwich.

In Leisure, we offer a wide-ranging variety of posts across our facilities including Leisure Assistants, Gym Instructors, Lifeguards, Swim Teachers, Group Exercise Instructors, Spa Assistants, Tennis Coaches, Gymnastics Coaches and Facility Managers. Our colleagues in this sector all work together to deliver interventions that improve the health and wellbeing of our customers.

On the Foreshores we employ a permanent team responsible for year-round maintenance of all our facilities and the seasonal set up, maintenance and disassembly of beach huts on the Thanet Bays. We also employ a seasonal team of Bay Inspectors based on each of the main bays to help and assist our beach hut customers throughout the summer season. Our foreshores team provide an essential service enabling our customers to enjoy the beautiful Thanet Coastline and enjoy benefit from much needed rest and recuperation.

Our Community and Funding team work in variety of roles related to targeted interventions that make a real difference within communities. The Community team work together to get funding for projects for delivery in local communities. These projects include KCC Wellbeing, GOGA, Wheelability, Thriving Communities and Everyday Active. Roles in this business area include Funding, Project Officers and Activity Coaches. Colleagues in this team work hard to deliver services that make a real difference to the most vulnerable members of our communities.

At Head Office we employ a variety of Senior Leaders and Service Support roles. This includes HR, Finance, Marketing and our Customer Support Team. Our modern, central Head Office also serves as a hub for meetings, team buildings and training and development. We also manage the private gym and provision of group exercise at Discovery Park and employ colleagues to deliver these services for us. The teams at this site provide a variety of posts delivering benefits to internal colleagues and customers alike.

 

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

With such a wide variety of posts we offer something for everyone. We also offer part-time, full-time, permanent and casual positions. Whatever your circumstances we will have hours that fit your needs.

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

At Your Leisure we offer excellent training and career development opportunities. All job vacancies are advertised internally giving our existing team the opportunity to widen their skills by working in a different area of the business and/or taking a step up the ladder. Dip into our training section to have a look at the types of training we provide.

PAY & BENEFITS

As a local employer we have a lot to offer. We offer competitive rates of pay, contributory pension scheme, company sick pay scheme, generous holiday after 5 years of service, discounted or free gym membership dependant on employment contract, discounts on other services that we offer, holiday purchase scheme and a time off to volunteer scheme. We also offer some 3rd party discounts through some of our local partners.

NO NEED TO COMMUTE

With all of our facilities and services operated locally in the Dover or Thanet Districts there is little or no need to commute. Most of our facilities are well connected by public transport or within walking or cycling distance, so you can leave the car at home! There's one less stress and a tick for the environment.

GET INVOLVED

Your Leisure is a local Community Benefit Society with charitable status, more commonly known as a Social Enterprise. All financial surpluses are reinvested back into the facilities and services we provide and the local communities we serve.

As a Social Enterprise Your Leisure is owned and governed by the Society. The Society is made up of Your Leisure employees who are invited to join for a nominal sum of £5 and are able to take an active part in the running of the Society at the Annual General Meeting.

A Management Board governs the business on behalf of the Society and in association with the Senior Management Team. The Board is made up of the Managing Director, Deputy Managing Director and up to six elected employee representatives and up to eight co-opted Trustees. Board members provide their time voluntarily freely dedicating their knowledge, experience and passion to our business.

Come and join us and get involved.