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Leisure Club Facilities Assistant

At Oasis Academy Oldham , Oldham
Salary: SCP 5 - SCP 7
Role: Part-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: November 2020
Applications Closed 12:00 PM on Thursday 12th November 2020
Interviews: w/c 16/11/2020

POST:                                    Leisure club facility assistant                         


RESPONSIBLE TO:              Operations and Community Manager


RESPONSIBLE FOR:           N/A     


SALARY:                               National Pay Scale 5 -7.


LOCATION:                           Oasis Oldham Leisure Facilities based at Oasis Academy Oldham.           


WORKING PATTERN:          Evenings and weekends 10 hours per week


DISCLOSURE LEVEL:          Enhanced       


JOB PURPOSE:                    To assist in the monitoring and maintenance of the site during leisure facility opening hours. The setting up of facilities for the services users and routinely inspecting and responding to the centre’s needs.




  1. Facilitating the operational needs of the Leisure facilities.


  1. Complete financial and administrative tasks.


  1. Create a key first impression.


  1. Providing building and site maintenance.


  1. Undertake routinely facility and security checks.


  1. Co-operation with Leisure club reception team to ensure the safe and successful running of the centre.


  1. Safeguarding service users.


Oasis Community Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced CRB checks.







  • Setting up all Leisure hire letting facilities and storage of facility equipment.

Ensuring facilities are locked or unlocked as required, checking the timetable for bookings to set up equipment in advance ready for client use. Making sure equipment is correctly and safely stored and the site is set up for daily Academy use.

  • Collection, balancing and banking of monies
  • Processing requisitions, orders and payments, assisting with stock control and maintenance of inventories.
  • Performs such other duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility.
  • Maintaining the site under the direction of the Site Facilities Manager.

Undertaking routine maintenance which could include, painting, cleaning, minor repair works and any other handy work as advised by the Site team.

  • Routinely checking all areas of the leisure facility such as; sports hall, fitness suite, toilets and Astro turf to ensure that the site is secure and all the facilities are fit for purpose,
  • Reporting and responding to safeguarding and health and safety issues on site.

This may involve assisting with parking on site or dealing with the general public to ensure they are adhering to the Academy standards.

  • To administer basic first aid treatment to staff and the general public





The post holder is responsible for supervising the general public whilst they are on site.




The post holder may be required to use judgement and initiative in dealing with occasional non-routine matters.



Team work is a vital part of this post. The post will require contact with the general public.



The post holder will apply some discretion when dealing with non-routine aspects of work ensuring that the action is taken in the interest of the Leisure Club and the Academy. Reporting any issues to the Director of Sport.



The post holder has no responsibility for cash or equipment that may be taken off the premises. 



Work Demands- work demands may vary dependant on the activities, there will be a requirement to move and store equipment.

Physical Demands- the work will require normal physical effort and some lifting and handling, this maybe whilst setting up equipment and should be carried out in accordance with Health and Safety legislation.

Working Conditions-the post holder will not be based in one specific area, the post will involve internal and external work.

Work Context-the job requires direct contact with the public and you will be handling confidential details such as personal information, bank account details, etc.



Communication skills are vital to this role as you will be liaising with, staff, students and the wider community.





The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not restrictive and the post holder may be required from time to time to undertake any such duties that are not within this description.


The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of Conditions of Employment.


The duties of this post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or level of responsibility entailed.



Person Specification 


Our Purpose

Oasis Academies exists to provide a rich and balanced educational environment which caters for the whole person - academically, vocationally, socially, morally, spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally. Our task is to serve our students as well as to provide a learning hub for the entire community. In this way we will raise aspirations, unlock potential and work to achieve excellence through encouraging a ‘can do’ culture which nurtures confident and competent people.  


Oasis Community Learning Ethos

Our ethos is an expression of our character - it is a statement of who we are and therefore the lens through which we assess all we do. Our work is motivated and inspired by the life, message and example of Christ, which shapes and guides every aspect of each of our schools. This is foundational to our belief that all people are created and loved by God as equal and unique beings, and to our commitment to model inclusion and compassion throughout all the aspects of the life and culture of each Academy community.


For further information, please refer to the OCL Purpose, Ethos and Values document which accompanies this job description.





Willingness to undertake necessary training.

Very good standard of numeracy and literacy.

First Aid at Work Certificate

Manual Handling

Experience, Skills and knowledge

Basic building and grounds maintenance skills

Good understanding of the issues associated with Health and Safety and site security

A minimum of 1 year experience within a customer service environment.

Experience in cash handling and dealing with confidential material.

Working as part of a team and independently


Previous experience of working a in a leisure or educational environment


Personal Qualities

Demonstrates professionalism at all times.

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate (both written and oral) effectively.

The ability to work on own initiative with a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving.

The skills and ability required to deal with confidential material.

Strong team player.

Excellent organisational skills.

Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.





Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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