Assistant Manager

Location Penrith
Discipline: Leisure and Fitness Management
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: £32,618.58
Contact name: Jon Lewthwaite

Job ref: 190226

GLL is looking for an Assistant Manager based at Penrith Leisure Centre - starting on Monday 12th August 2024


Salary - up to £32,618.58 per annum. 


If you have the passion, talent and ambition to be an Assistant Manager, there's never been a more exciting time to progress with GLL. This is more than a management role - it's a career. Supporting the smooth running of a leisure centre, you'll ensure the health & safety and enjoyment of customers and colleagues alike.


There's no such thing as a typical day as an Assistant Manager. That's what makes this hands-on role so special.  Here, you would be support with the day to day running of the venue, advising Duty Managers, ensuring the venue is compliance with health & safety, under taking audits, supporting with large scale events, inspiring your team to be the best they can be and much more.

As Assistant Manager, you'll need to be on the ball with all aspects of your venue, - from managing teams to consumer trends. So, if you're ready to go the extra mile, in return, we'll develop and train you to sharpen your skills in this diverse Assistant Manager role.


Highly organised with a can-do attitude, you'll be a fast learner who's focused on customer care. Written and verbal communication skills will be vital too, as you build relationships with customers, colleagues and contractors. We're also looking for an Assistant Manager with deep knowledge of venue operations and a track record of managing a busy venue.

The role will involve shift work and working bank holidays.

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:

  • Pension schemes
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best

If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.