Assistant Swimming Pool Manager

Location: Sherwood Forest Village - Nottinghamshire

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £26,700 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 29 May 2018

Assistant Swimming Pool Manager

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


With up to 200 indoor and outdoor activities available, Center Parcs is the perfect place for families to try something new together. The Leisure team plays a key role in ensuring families feel confident, safe and happy during their activity, whatever their age or ability.

There are many opportunities in the Leisure team, and our offering of activities continues to grow. From donning an eye patch in Pirate and Princess Adventure, to whizzing around a track in Quad Bike Safari or scaling the forest canopy in Aerial Adventure, our focus is on delivering a quality experience that guests will remember, whether it’s their first or fiftieth time.


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


We have an exciting opportunity to join the management team of our Subtropical Swimming Paradise. In conjunction with the Pool Manager, you will ensure the safety of all guests and the smooth running of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise facilities. You will also have responsibility for maintaining and driving the commercial management and the control of associated costs, including retail sales.

You will assist with the management of budgets for all resources including; personnel, operational costs and revenue generation. You will support the Pool Manager in managing a team of 70+ Lifeguards and oversee the daily pool operation including pool activities, ensuring that water quality is maintained to both national and Center Parcs standards, liaising with technical services in relation to any technical breakdown issues. The highest level of cleanliness and building management standards must be consistently achieved.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB). This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.


You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

Your hours of work will fall between 7am and 10pm and will include working weekends and some public / bank holidays on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • 2 years Management experience within a similar environment
  • Experience of managing costs/payroll
  • Excellent communication Skills
  • Current NPLQ
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Pool Plant operators Certificate
  • NPLQ Trainer Assessor
  • Leisure Management Qualification

Desirable requirements:

  • ISOH or H&S Qualification.
  • National Pool Management Qualification

Closing date:  29 May 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  Week commencing 4 June 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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