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Operational Lead - Leisure Facilities - WMF1239e

Westmorland and Furness Council
Cumbria / Countywide
Grade 17 £53,775 - £55,963
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

The Outdoor & Leisure team are looking for an enthusiastic person to provide operational contract management for the Council’s leisure and sports facilities and associated contracts across Westmorland and Furness to meet the needs of the communities.

A key part of this role will work closely with the team and strategic partners to oversee the shaping and delivery of community leisure and an active wellbeing offer to ensure the key priorities set out in the delivery framework are achieved while to providing effective contract management and technical expertise to ensure services continue to be delivered effectively and remain customer focused, innovative, and efficient.

The council is developing a leisure and active wellbeing strategy for Westmorland and Furness which sets out a strategic approach to the sport, leisure and physical activity provision moving from a traditional leisure offer to support an active wellbeing, a key part of the role will work to identify and deliver local priorities, to create a closer relationship between health and leisure built on increased physical activity, supporting mental wellbeing, social prescribing, co-location of services and reducing social isolation through working with our providers to deliver preventative activity opportunities.

If you are interested in the post and would like to have an informal discussion please contact: Marie Richards, Interim Senior Manager - Outdoor & Leisure

What can we offer you!

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A 12-month digital trial (from 1 June 2024) of a new scheme that allows free workplace car parking for employees in all Westmorland and Furness Council owned car parks between Monday to Friday.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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