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Sports and Wellbeing Assistant (Part-time, 28 hours per week) SEAS7598

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 by Seashell Trust

Cheadle, Cheshire United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£13.5k - £16.5k Annual

Sports and Wellbeing Assistant (Part-time, 28 hours per week) SEAS75983
Salary; £13,532 - £16,540 per annum + benefits
Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ

Type: Permanent, part-time hours, 28 hours per week
Hours: Evenings, weekends and school holidays

About the roles

Are you interested in working for a winning team who are dedicated to ensuring that everyone can play and enjoy sport?

They have a new opportunity available to work with their Sports, Physical Activity and Wellbeing team as Sports and Wellbeing Assistants. In this newly created role, you will support the daily sports operation, and assist all their valued external facility users during evenings, weekends and school holidays.

They deliver sport, physical activity and P.E. as part of their students' curriculum and learning and development within the Royal School Manchester and Royal College Manchester. They also provide sports and physical activity opportunities for their residents, and during evenings, weekends and school holidays, they deliver and host sports, physical activity and wellbeing services for community users.

Their facilities include a brand new 3G football pitch, swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, accessible fitness suite, indoor sports hall, and climbing wall.

About the hours

This role is a permanent position with part-time hours and will work evenings, weekends and during school holidays to support operations and to work alongside our specialist sports and wellbeing team. The hours available will be flexible between 4pm - 10pm midweek, 8am - 10pm at weekends and during school holidays. The role could potentially be considered as a job share.

In return, the Trust can offer flexible hours, a competitive rate of pay, benefits and access to sports training and courses. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and motivated individual who has an interest in pursuing a career in the sports and leisure industry, and more specifically wants to work with children and young people with disabilities and complex needs and really make a difference! If this sounds like you, then please submit an application as they would love to hear from you.


• Good standard of general education including GCSE A - C in English and Maths (or level 2 equivalent)
• Ability to work as part of a team, to enable cohesive and effective team working
• Good time keeping
• Reliable
• The ability to meet the physical demands of the post which requires substantial walking, standing, lifting, bending, working on the floor, twisting and pushing any wheelchairs and other equipment on the premises

The benefits

Pension scheme, on site gym, employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!

They offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.

About our client

Our client runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

They provide an outstanding care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of their students. As part of their safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

They value their employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share their vision and values!

They value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

Reference: 634863184