Administration Assistant

Location Windermere
Discipline: Leisure and Fitness
Job type: Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £24,402.92
Contact name: John cresswell

Job ref: 186009

GLL is looking for a Admin Assistant to work at Ghyll Head Outdoor Education & Activity Centre, based on the shores of Lake Windermere, for a one year fixed term, with the potential to extend to a permanent contract. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Admin Assistant, there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than an admin job, it's a career.


Your role as an Admin Assistant is to provide an effective and efficient support service to the Centre.  You will be administering of any bookings required by the team such as school and youth group visits , and events. Our centre administrators also support the Head of Centres to produce reports, answer phone queries and help with procurement.  


What you need: 

*     A can-do attitude

*     A real focus on customer service.

*     Passion and personality

*     Knowledge of health and safety

*     Be a great team player


As a leader within the leisure industry we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


What you’ll do: 

*     Raising invoices for centre block booking and one off booking.

*     To effectively manage the centres debtors lists and assist the managers in the recovery of debts.

*     Assist the centres in event coordination including management and staff organisation if required.

*     Petty Cash control and cash reconciliation process.

*     Income / records. Emptying and banking / reconciliation of all monies taken.

*     Taking responsibility for ensuring a constant supply of corporate paperwork Inc. letterheads

*     Ordering of stationary supplies for each department and entering orders on Computer system

*     Auditing stationary expenditure and usage

*     Supplying the stationary order to the relevant departments and managers when the stock is received.

*     Support with various client reports when required.


As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees: 

*         A Values driven organisation

*         Learning & development to support career development

*         Good Pension schemes

*         Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.

  • A 39 hour a week one year contract with the  potential to extend to a permanent contract.
  • Industry leading rates of pay
  • opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events
  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal
  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria
  • Health assurance
  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.
  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)
  • 25% off Red Letter Days
  • 25% off Buy A Gift
  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses


About GLL: 

As the UK’s largest 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.


One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. 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. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.


We offer two different types of work arrangements:

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time
  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool


If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.


So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.


Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer.


However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.


We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.


All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.