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Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 4AW
£21,250.43 - £22,813.48 per year
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Part Time
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Job Description

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. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music. 

We are delighted to announce we are now recruiting for 5 part time and 5 Bank Glasgow Life Activity Assistants to join our fantastic team at Kelvin Hall soft play, clip and climb and café. Clip ’n Climb Kelvin Hall is the ultimate indoor climbing centre to create memorable experiences, full of laughter and fun for all the family. Our 15 unique climbing challenges promise an action-packed day out, suitable for ages 4 and above. Our circus themed soft play is perfect for all children aged 0-10 years. Our café offers everything you need to cater for all the family.

You could start your day welcoming customers and processing admission at reception, working in our cafe, soft play and Clip and Climb facility before finishing the day cleaning and preparing the venue for it all begin again tomorrow. As you can see, flexibility is key. Our venues can attract 1200 customers per day; therefore you will not be afraid to roll-up your sleeves playing a key role in maintaining the venue to the highest standards of cleanliness and presentation. With a strong focus on safety and customer service, you will assist customers in the safe and effective use of the facilities and promote the wide range of services on offer through excellent product knowledge

To be considered for this role you will need: - 
•            Great customer service skills
•            Playful and fun personality to ensure our visitors have a great day out
You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section. Full training on how to use Clip and Climb and how to use all our systems will be provided

Our part time posts available are 2 working 19 hours and 1 working 17.5 hours per week. The typical working pattern is a set 3-week rota which may include one week of dayshift, one week of evenings and one week working the weekend. We will confirm the working patterns available at interview.  Our 5 Bank posts offer you flexibility in the hours you work

You may be someone who has worked in a children’s activity centre, climbing facility, or even worked in a busy café and now looking to take your experience to a playful busy fun environment. We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

Benefits at Glasgow Life 
We offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days, rising to 34 days after 5 years, plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). You’ll also be eligible to join the Strathclyde Pension Fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional benefits include staff discounts, an annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement as well as 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.  

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks

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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