Leisure Assistant - Bedford
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. ABOUT US The Leisure Division provides a perfect opportunity for family bonding and spending quality time together. The standard of facilities is high, there is a huge variety of activities available and our focus is on delivering a quality experience that participants will enjoy and remember. There are activities to provide adrenaline-fuelled thrills and wild adventure to slower-paced creative activities and relaxing spa treatments. With indoor and outdoor activities and opportunities for all ages, there's something to suit everyone 365 days a year. ABOUT THE BENEFITS Annual profit share/management bonus Staff Reward Scheme Free use of leisure facilities Discounted Center Parcs breaks 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets ABOUT THE ROLE We are looking for a Leisure Facilities Assistant to work in our busy Sports Department, where you'll assist in the day to day operation of the Sports Plaza and Leisure Bowl. Working as part of a large Leisure team your main responsibilities will be; booking activities for our guests, hiring out sports equipment and the operation of the bowling lanes. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and enthusiastic, have excellent communication skills and be committed to delivering excellent customer service. HOURS OF WORK You will be contracted to work 90 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, and will include evenings, weekends and some public / bank holidays on a rota basis. Shifts are 8 hours long, between the hours of 7am and midnight. ABOUT YOU Essential requirements: Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with both adults and children Excellent customer care skills Desirable requirements: Previous experience working in a guest facing environment Closing date: 20 October 2016 Interview will be held on 27 October 2016 Please note this vacancy may close early if sufficient applications have been received.