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Why Join Us

Are you ready for a better, new career?

As the UK’s largest public leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres

Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you.

Whether you want to become a swimming teacher, work in events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or look after the next generation at our creches, nurseries and children’s centres, you’ll find your ideal new job at GLL

  • Benefits

    When you apply for a job at GLL, you can enjoy our range of employee benefits including:

    • Pension schemes

    • Discounted leisure centre and gym memberships

    • Ride to work scheme

    Our people make us what we are, and our employees play a key role in helping us uphold our social purpose. The Better brand is operated by GLL who is an inclusive employer that welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

    To view our wide range of benefits visit our More Than A Job page

    More Than A Job

  • Society

    We’re owned by our staff and Society members, who have a non-dividend-paying share in GLL. That means our workforce is empowered, motivated and involved in making important decisions that affect the company.

    We work for the benefit of everyone: the public, the communities we work in, the environment, our staff and our partners. As a result, we’re proud to be the first leisure operator in the UK to be awarded both the Social Enterprise Mark, and now Social Enterprise UK badge as well as the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award.

  • Career pathway

    We run unrivalled and award-winning industry training and development programmes, including Apprenticeship, Trainee Manager scheme and Sponsored qualifications. These training opportunities allow you to grow and develop with us, helping you build up to a new career in the sports and leisure industry.

  • A charitable social enterprise

    GLL exists to make community services and spaces better for everyone. In practice, that means investing all surpluses back into providing quality leisure, health and library facilities for the good of the communities where we operate.

    What is a charitable social enterprise

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Want to be a part of our team?

Find a range of roles and make your mark on the wellbeing of your community.

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Health, leisure and fitness jobs

Health, Leisure and fitness jobs are all about the day-to-day running of community services - from leisure centre managers to fitness coaches, there are a range of careers in fitness, leisure and sports to choose from.

At Better, we offer a range of leisure and fitness jobs suitable for everyone. As the UK’s largest charitable social enterprise, our purpose is to improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of local communities and make a healthy and happy lifestyle accessible for everyone.

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