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Duty Manager

Legacy Leisure

Backwell Leisure Centre

South West

Full time, permanent


Full Time (40 hours)

Backwell Leisure Centre ( North Somerset)

Salary up to £22,091.41

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve. 

Backwell Leisure Centre has a 25m 6 lane pool, teaching pool, a small gym, studio and four squash courts.

The Opportunity 

We are looking for a highly proactive and professional Duty Manager to help deliver a safe and enjoyable experience to our customers. You will need to possess exceptional personable skills and be able to work well as part of a team.  The hours of work will include some early mornings, evenings and weekends.

The Role 

  • To ensure the provision of innovative leisure centre programmes and to ensure the cleaning standards of the facility.

  • Working as a part of the Leisure Centre Management Team on a rota basis.

  • To ensure the Health and Safety of the site.

  • To deputise for the Centre Manager as required.

  • Assisting the Centre Manager, providing staff training and development.

  • To ensure that the objectives of the contract are achieved and the appropriate financial systems and procedures are implemented.

  • To identify and assess the feasibility of new activities which the Centre could provide.

  • To achieve maximum levels of participation in all courses and activities..

  • To assist in the marketing of the site and help with the distribution networks for promotional materials and merchandising of products.

  • To ensure sufficient staff ratios

  • To assist in the management of the Centre’s quality assurance systems and procedures.

  • To act as a main key holder for the Centre and be responsible for opening and closing of the building and emergency call-outs.

  • To undertake any regulatory requirements.

  • To be responsible and accountable for cash handling as required.

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required by the Centre Manager to ensure that the business objectives of the contract are achieved.

The Person

An NPLQ or First Aid at Work certificate is essential and a Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification. The successful candidate will ideally have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and a good level of experience of working in a very busy wet/dry facility. Communication skills are essential to the role. Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role. 


What can Legacy Leisure offer you? 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Generous annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development


Legacy Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

The Parkwood Leisure Holdings Ltd Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applications by: 14/08/2022