Duty Officer

Brent Council
Brent, London (Greater)
£22,779 - £24,030 p.a. inc.
08 May 2019
20 May 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Do you want to start a career in Leisure? 

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre is looking to recruit ambitious and committed individuals to take on the role of Duty Officer. This is an opportunity to learn and develop the fundamentals of Leisure Centre operations in a demanding but rewarding role. The successful candidate will take responsibility for operational matters arising during their Duty shift. 

The Person

Candidates should hold a NVQ level 3 or equivalent in sports and fitness/physical recreation. Candidates could be a senior Leisure Assistant looking to progress their career and move into a 'managerial' role.

Previous experience of working in a Leisure/Sports Centre with particular knowledge of health and safety and computerised front of house booking systems (Gladstone MRM).

The role will require experience in cash handling/point of sale duties, customer interaction, health and safety procedures and data input. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

If you have the motivation and desire to succeed in this role, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: 20 May 2019 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Additional Information 

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council. 

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare. 

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for an ‘Enhanced’ DBS Disclosure. 

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.  

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