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.

Salary – £9.35 per hour

General duties include the day to day operations of leisure facilities at St Peters and Padiham Leisure Centres. You would be responsible for the supervision of swimming pools, high standards of cleanliness, erecting and dismantling equipment and customer care.  You must have experience of cleaning operations and be able to pass swimming tests. It is essential you possess, or are capable of attaining, a current Royal Life Saving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.  Flexibility is vital as hours may include evenings and weekends. Appointment to the post is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

For an informal discussion on the content of the job description and person specification, please contact Heather Alexander, Operations Manager on 07866791376.

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Learn and work in an apprenticeship at Burnley Leisure, supported by Burnley College.

Based at St Peter’s and Padiham Leisure Centres and starting at a training rate of £134.13 per week, you will gain a broad range of experience-based knowledge of services provided within Burnley Leisure. As this role incorporates lifeguarding; a minimum swimming ability is required and you will be required to undertake a swimming test in addition to satisfying college assessments.
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For more information on how to become an apprentice visit: or call: 01282 878897
Closing date for applications: 3rd September 2018

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.

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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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