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.

Casual Activity Leader – Football

Vacancy: Casual            Salary: £10.49 per hour         Location: Burnley
Closing date: Wednesday, 9 January, 2019 – 09:00

Our Get in2 Team delivers football and golf activities to children during the school holidays and we are looking to recruit suitable individuals to join us on a casual basis as Activity Leaders to deliver the following roles :

  • Football and Golf Holiday Camp

As an Activity Leader you will need to demonstrate a positive and professional attitude and be able to communicate and engage with children in a football related holiday club setting. You must also be able to plan and deliver fun, innovative and engaging football activities to children between the ages of 7 – 11.

We want the children to have an amazing time at our holiday clubs and that will be down to the team of staff and volunteers. If you think you have the qualities it takes then we want to hear from you.

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

You must have a recognised FA Level 1 qualification. You must also have experience of instruction in football and sport activities and of working directly with children and young people.

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

This post requires flexible working hours as our projects take place during school holidays.

For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Sam Dixon, Project Activator on 01282 425011 ext 3228.



Job Description / Person Specification 

(See bottom of page for link to apply online or download an application form)


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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