Join team Burnley Leisure

Burnley Leisure is looking to recruit individuals who can demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills. If you are passionate about delivering an excellent service within a dedicated team supporting the health and wellbeing of the local community then one of these roles could be for you.


Getin2 Sports Activator

Vacancy: Temporary
Salary: £18,870 to £20,541
Location: Burnley
Closing date: Wednesday, 7 November, 2018 – 23:59
Job Description:

Sports Development

Getin2 Sports Activator

Salary – Grade 5 £18,870 to £20,541

Temporary position for 12 months

Our Getin2 Team delivers sport and play activities to children and young people during term time and school holidays and we are looking to recruit a suitable individual to join our team of Sport Activators who help develop and deliver on the following projects:

• School Holiday Activity Clubs

• Park and outdoor adventure sessions

• Sports coaching in schools

• Sporting events (Burnley community sports awards, Burnley 10k and other similar events)

• Family activities

As a Sport Activator you will need to be enthusiastic and be able to communicate and engage with children and young people. You must also be able to plan and deliver fun, innovative and engaging activities to children in the community, parks and Sports Centre settings.

Sport Activators will be expected to communicate with parents/teachers and other partners to ensure that we are delivering our activities to the highest standard.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals who have the vision, drive and desire to develop and deliver innovative sports projects to our communities.

We expect high standards and in return we offer excellent rates of pay, along with training and support and the opportunity to gain further qualifications.

You must have experience of working in schools and deprived areas and you must also have experience of setting up and delivering successful sports programmes. You must have excellent communication skills and be able to create and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of partners. You must also have a level 1 qualification in sports coaching, play or childcare.

This post requires flexible working hours as our projects take place during school term times, School holidays, evenings and occasional weekends.

Appointment to the post is subject of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Janet Roundell, Sport and Play Development Officer, on 01282 477167.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 7th November 2018

INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th November 2018

Job Description / Person Specification


Casual Group Fitness Instructors

Salary ranges from £9.40 to £18.75 per hour depending on activity undertaken

Both Padiham and St Peter’s Leisure Centres offer industry leading exercise facilities; all the latest classes and gym equipment with a true passion to reach out to those that don’t just want to exercise but want to change their lifestyle.  If you have a passion for fitness and wellbeing, we are looking for an innovative individuals to join our successful Fitness Instructor Team.

You must hold a recognised qualification in your specific activity at level 2 standard or above.  You must be an experienced Instructor able to deliver Aerobic Fitness Programs and Gym Instruction at both of our leisure centres. We would particularly welcome applicants trained in the following areas; Spinning, Aqua Yoga, Pilates and any Group Mossa program.

See further information and apply here…

You can apply for jobs in two ways – via an online form or you can  download the application form in word format and return this by email to or by post to:-

Burnley Borough Council (Vacancies)
People and Development
Town Hall, Manchester Road
Burnley, Lancs
BB11 9SA

Before making a job application please ensure you download and read the guidance notes together with the relevant job description and person specification. In order to be invited for interview you must be able to show that you meet all of the essential and ideally all the desirable criteria. However, if you do not meet some or all of the desirable criteria you may still be invited for interview.

Good luck with your application!


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