We are Places Leisure, part of the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.
You can get further details about the nature of this opening, and what is expected from applicants, by reading the below.
How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with right first time people, safety first people and customer focused people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.
So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 209,000 homes, manage £4.5 billion of assets, deliver £87.9m in social value and teach 80,000 children to swim each week.
More about your role
Within this work role, you will carry out all general day to day maintenance within the leisure centre, which can result in a varied and exciting work programme. You will plan and implement work schedules, carrying out work yourself where you can or contacting contractors for any unexpected issues. You will help monitor current contractors, ensuring that they are completing test and inspections in a timely manner i.e. periodic testing to comply with regulations.
You will deliver a high level of service, comfort and safety for users of the centres. Along with the Technical team it will be your joint responsibility to ensure that all equipment and facilities are fully functioning, and you will supply maintenance reports and updates to the Contract Technical Manager on a regular basis.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
The successful applicant will have experience of working within a maintenance role, ideally with a trade qualification. You must have an awareness of health and safety, especially within public spaces and ideally a hold a Pool Plant Operator’s Certificate. You will need excellent communication skills as you will be required to liaise with external contractors. Ideally you will be able to demonstrate at interview your excellent customer service skills and experience.
Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that’s why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.
Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.
We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.