Sport Assistant, Essex Sport

University of Essex
February 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:£20,528
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Contract Type:fixed-term from Febr
Working Time:Full time
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Sport Assistant, Essex Sport

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£20,528 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)

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Fixed-term, Full-time

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Job description


The Sports Centre is open 6-30am to 11pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 10pm at weekends. The facility is used predominantly by students and staff and is also open to the public. Facilities include the state of the art Essex Sports Arena with spectator seating for 1,650, Essex Sport Gymnasium, 6 badminton court size sports hall, 5 glass back squash courts, climbing wall, 4 tennis courts with tennis dome, activity studios, cycle studio, synthetic turf pitch and football and rugby grass pitches.

Duties of the Role

The main duties of the post will include: providing effective supervision of the Sports Centre activities, ensuring the health, safety and welfare of customers; providing immediate first aid when required; providing a high quality, friendly, well organised and professional customer experience, and resolving customer queries and enquiries when necessary.

This post is fixed-term from February 2023 until 12 January 2024 to cover a period of maternity leave for a permanent member of staff. A full list of duties can be found in the jobpack attached.

Skills and qualifications required

Candidates will ideally possess a relevant qualification in Sport/ Recreation/ Physical Exercise/ Fitness and Health and it is essential they have previous experience within a sports centre environment. It is desirable that candidates are aware of health and safety legislation and procedures in relation to sport/fitness. The full time Sports Assistant job holder must be able to work a flexible shift pattern including evenings and weekends.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please email [email protected]

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