Careers

 

There are a wide range of career opportunities at the Sovereign Centre, from Lifeguard to fitness instructor, cleaners and cafe staff.  Details of our current vacancies are listed below.

Sales Advisor

 

Contract Type:  Full Time Permanent - includes evening and weekend working

 

Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our sales team as a Membership Sales Advisor.  The applicant must have excellent IT skills and be a great communicator.  You will meet and strive to exceed new member targets, thrive on rewards for success and enjoy the fun and challenge each day brings. You will actively seek new business for the Centre by participating in leafleting, telephone calls, referral activities and any other reasonable lead generation initiative. The successful applicant should possess excellent communication skills, able to build genuine rapport, have the ability to work well under pressure, a passion for health and fitness, and enjoy helping people to start their goals.

 

Essential Skills: ​

  • Computer literate and able to operate various software packages such as Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

  • Good planning and time management skills

  • Good communication and team working skills

  • A good communicator with people of all levels both internal and external to the organisation;

  • An open, honest and outgoing personality with a can do attitude

  • Proactive and highly self motivated

 

Desirable Skills
Relevant sales and business experience.

How to Apply: Applications via https://ats-leweseastbourne.jgp.co.uk/vacancies/194609

Café Assistant

Contract Type: Casual Part Time

Description: We are currently recruiting for Café Assistants to work in our busy Café. Duties will include, serving customers, preparing hot and cold food, taking orders, cash handling and cleaning.

Essential Skills: Friendly, polite and helpful to customers. Focused on customer service. Able to work well in a busy environment and keep calm under pressure. A good communicator. Aware of food safety. Good at working in a team. Able to do basic maths for taking payments.

Desirable Skills: First Aid at Work qualified, experience in the leisure industry, have a good understanding of food safety.

How to Apply: Applications via CV and covering letter to Julie Elphick julie.elphick@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Swimming Instructors

 

Contract Type: Part Time Casual

Description: We are looking for swimming teachers to join our team at The Sovereign Centre.

Essential Skills: Level 2 swimming teacher qualification or equivalent.  At least 6 months proven swimming teaching experience within a swim school background.  Have undertaken or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS Criminal Records Check and Child Protection Training.

Desirable Skills: Knowledge of the national governing body professional swimming standards and the national plan/curriculum standards for teaching.  A current rescue Test Award for swimming teachers.  

Closing Date: Ongoing

How to Apply:  Applications via CV and covering letter to Kim.Heggie@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Senior Lifeguard/Relief Duty Manager

 

Contract Type:  Full Time Permanent

Description: We are currently recruiting for a senior lifeguard/relief duty manager to supervise and aid in the running of our busy swimming pools. The successful candidates will be fit, healthy, and available to work a variety of shift patterns. They will have undertaken or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS Criminal Records Check and Child Protection Training.

Essential Skills: National Pool Lifeguard Qualification & high customer service standards

Desirable Skills: First Aid at Work qualified, experience in the leisure industry, have an understanding of health and safety.

How to Apply: Applications via CV and covering letter to Phil Clark phil.clark@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Lifeguards

We currently have opportunities for full-time, part-time, casual and weekend work for the right applicants. We also have seasonal vacancies available for the Summer holidays.

Competitive rates and benefits.

For more information email eastbournelesuire@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

 

Description: We are currently recruiting lifeguards to supervise our busy swimming pools. The successful candidates will be fit, healthy, and available to work a variety of shift patterns. They will have undertaken or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS Criminal Records Check and Child Protection Training.

Essential Skills: National Pool Lifeguard Qualification & high customer service standards

Desirable Skills: First Aid at Work qualified, experience in the leisure industry, have an understanding of health and safety.

How to Apply: Applications via CV and covering letter to Phil Clark phil.clark@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Receptionist

Contract Type: Casual must be flexible for morning, evening and weekend availability

 

Description: We are currently looking for casual reception cover for our busy Leisure Centre. You will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills, promote excellent customer service and enjoy working as part of a team.  The successful candidate will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role.

 

Essential Skills: Candidates will be able to demonstrate competency of working in an administrative role and be capable of following financial procedures and policies. Candidates will also demonstrate capability of cash handling and dealing with customer relations.

 

Desirable Skills: Computer literate and able to operate various software packages such as Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office.

 

How to Apply:  Applications via CV and covering letter to Olga Holcakova olga.holcakova@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Aerobics Instructors - Body Pump, Indoor Cycling, Pilates, Yoga, Body Balance, Body Combat, Body Step, Thai Chi, Chi Ball

Contract Type:  Self Employed/Casual

Description: We're recruiting for qualified aerobics instructors to teach the following:

Body Pump, Indoor Cycling, Pilates, Yoga, Body Balance, Body Combat, Body Step, Tai Chi and Chi Ball.

Essential Skills: Qualification in the specific classes

How to Apply: Applications via CV and covering letter to Olga Holcakova olga.holcakova@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk