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Receptionist - Full Time - Marina Leisure Centre

Freedom Leisure
Great Yarmouth England United Kingdom

An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join our team at Freedom Leisure, one of the fastest growing and successful leisure and cultural trusts in the UK. We are seeking an innovative and inspirational management team to be instrumental part of our team at the new £26 million Marina Centre which opened in August 2022.

The Great Yarmouth Contract is one of the newest to our portfolio of over 100 Leisure and Entertainment centres across 25 local authority contracts.

The Marina Centre, providing an exciting range of activities for residents and visitors alike. Including a leisure pool with two slides, fun splash zone, clip and climb, impressive fitness suite and exercise studios and sports hall providing a wide range of activities. The centre also boasts an amazing café overlooking the beach, providing a focal point for the community.

As a Receptionist you will welcome the community into the facility, whether that be a seasoned gym goer or somebody making their first steps into the facility. We strive to provide a warm friendly welcome to all.

Joining part of friendly and supportive team you will be you will build your knowledge of what’s on offer at name of centre so that you can share this with our users. No two days will be the same as you interact with the wide range of centre users, you will also have the opportunity to deliver our catering service from the combined reception café area. We can offer full on the job training and career progression opportunities within the company to ensure you grow as we do.

If you want to progress further, we will support this through additional training, both formal and on the job will be key. However, we also appreciate that not everyone wants to ‘move up the ladder’ and that’s absolutely fine with us. What is really important is that you are happy in your work.

At Freedom Leisure we welcome our diverse local community to our centres every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Freedom Leisure, You Matter!

Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. We aim to be the employer of choice within our industry and we strive for this every day.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

Hours: 37 hours a week, Monday to Sunday (Rota basis)

  • Experience of serving customers in a face to face environment.
  • Able to promote services and sell the different products that Freedom leisure offer.
  • The skill to establish key relationships swiftly and appropriately.
  • High level of professionalism and integrity, enthusiasm and motivation.
  • Well developed interpersonal skills, able to negotiate and persuade people both internally and externally.
  • Highly organized with a good attention to detail.

We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That's why we've developed a benefits package with you in mind, so what can we offer you?

  • My Staff Shop, our very own staff benefit scheme, gives employees access to a great range of benefits. Get discounts on cinema tickets, travel bookings, high street e-vouchers, gift cards, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending.
  • Discounted Staff membership (including family members)
  • Incremental holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential, independent and professional counselling.
  • Company pension
  • Various insurance and saving schemes
  • Financial advice
  • Cycle-to-work and Car Leasing tax-efficient schemes (salaried staff only, depending on earnings)
  • All this as well as fully funded training and career progression opportunities in a team working environment

Closing date: 8th December 2023

Salary: Up to £20,102 per annum

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