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Operations Manager
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: COMM/21/169639
  • Published: Wed 20/10/2021, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 30/11/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade F £22,183 - £25,481 per annum (Pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Bootle, Merseyside

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Operations Manager

Leisure Centre Operations Manager (Bootle)

36-hour permanent post – The post includes evenings and weekend work as part of a fixed shift pattern

Post number - 020674

Bootle leisure centre was built in the early 1990’s, Bootle is a significant ‘wet and dry’ multi-purpose Leisure Centre.  It occupies a prominent site at North Park recreation ground, in the heart of the community.  The centre benefits from being readily accessible to the surrounding community and visitors. The centre operates a 25-metre traditional pool and a leisure pool with flume ride and rapids.  Facilities include a sauna and steam room on the poolside, 4 court sports hall, large fitness suite with Synrgy training zone, free weight area and group fitness and virtual training.  Recently refurbishment wet side changing village with large family changing cubicles, private showers, improved access to the pool, positive imaginary, pool side music and light system.

As a member of the Operations management team, you will play a key role in ensuring that we meet the ever-increasing expectations of our customers.  You will ensure that the centre operates to the highest standards, in the most efficient and effective way possible.   To make this happen we want to attract self-motivated people who have vision, flair and a desire to succeed.  We want our Managers to be leaders, to have inspirational personalities, to share our eye for attention to detail, and to be people for whom second best won’t do!  The post involves the supervision of staff and be able to maintain good staff discipline to ensure that staff carry out their duties to a high professional standard. You will motivate all of those around you and create a fun, happy and productive workplace.  You will also work with your Senior Operations Manager, management and the sport and recreation team, to help to implement a variety of council policies and procedures. 

This post is critical to the successful operation of Bootle leisure centre, experience of working at this level in a busy leisure environment is desirable.  Key roles and responsibilities of the post will include the day to day management of the facility covering all personnel, health and safety, reactive and planned maintenance, pool plant procedures and ensuring that all financial procedures are followed and that all aspects of the site are always adequately covered by fully trained staff.

This Post will involve evening and every other week-end work, which will be integrated into the operational rota

In return, we will provide;

  • 27 days annual leave rising to 32 days with 5 years continual service and bank holidays
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave pay and maternity support leave
  • Access to free eye tests and where appropriate, contribution towards spectacles
  • Commitment to supporting staff’s emotional and mental health with access to a free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Discounted gym membership with all Active Sefton gyms
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to local benefits and discounts on products and service

If you feel you meet the job specification and criteria and decide to apply, I look forward to the prospect of meeting you at interview.