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Kelvin Hall 1445 Argyle Street Glasgow, G3 4AW
£28,570.33 - £32,352 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Glasgow Life is looking for an Assistant Manager to join us on a 35 hour per week permanent contract. As an Assistant Manager you will be joining our in-demand team in the Clip & climb/soft play & café facility at Kelvin Hall.
As an Assistant Manager you’ll be joining our Glasgow Life Sport team, playing your part in encouraging people to live an active Glasgow life. Through sport and physical activity, we promote inclusion and wellbeing throughout the city. From Glasgow Club to our Learn to Swim programmes, the services we provide allow people to experience the life-changing benefits of participating in sports at all levels. Read more on our website.
Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow.
As a Glasgow Life Assistant Manager at Kelvin Hall you will thrive in an environment where no two days are the same. The Assistant Manager will be responsible for providing effective day to day management of the Kelvin Hall including the Cafe, Soft Play and Climbing facility. You will supervise a team of staff, providing guidance and support, assisting them to carry out their function effectively. You will allocate duties and responsibility within the team ensuring that all work is concluded to prescribed standards and timescales while ensuring cognisance of Health & Safety matters. You will take responsibility for the implementation of shift rotas & sickness absence monitoring. You will take responsibility for the procurement of food and beverage products for the Café in line with set financial targets and any other duties that are deemed appropriate to the grade and role.
To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:
• Previous supervisory experience of working within a catering and/or children’s play environment is essential
• Ability to work on a flexible shift pattern (including regular weekend and evening working)
• Fun and flexible approach to the demands of a busy children’s indoor activity centre
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Previous experience working within soft play and/or climbing centre and delivering small events are desirable
• HNC in Leisure Management, Level 3 Supervising food safety in catering, knowledge of HACCP, food preparation training and Barista are desirable
You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.
Our city-wide contracts mean you will be flexible to work in any of our locations.
This role is working 35 hours per week on a 3-week rota including evening and weekend working
We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.
Important Dates: Closing date 26 May 2024 and interviews are provisionally scheduled for w/c 3 June 2024

These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended).

Benefits at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions
• Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
• Option to buy extra annual leave
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Flexible retirement
• Family-friendly policies
Diversity matters at Glasgow Life
We're determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We're a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on our website.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website

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