Careers at
Life Leisure


Are you passionate about working in a customer-focused environment and delivering exceptional service? Do you like the idea of developing a career within the leisure industry? Do you display our preferred (W.A.T.C.H) behaviours? These stand for Winner, Authenticity, Together, Caring and Happy.

If your answer is YES, then we would love for you to apply for one of our vacancies, or to meet you at one of our upcoming recruitment events. We have exciting opportunities for people to join our award-winning team.

Current Vacancies

Sports Coaches & Activity Leaders

Part-time, Permanent

£7.56 – £10 per hour

Life Leisure Barrow Park have a number of holiday activities taking place over the school holidays, so we are looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals to join our team. There will be both paid and voluntary opportunities on offer.

All activities will be with young people from the age of 5 years + (predominantly during the daytime), so ideally experience in working with these age groups is desirable. Qualifications in coaching, youth work and or food hygiene are also desirable, but not necessarily essential.

About this role

Our Sports Coaches and Activity Leaders are enthusiastic, responsible and hardworking individuals who deliver a wide variety of sports sessions.

We have a large school holiday programme and have flexible opportunities for both assistant and lead sports coaches. For many of our team members this role has been a steppingstone towards a career in the leisure industry, going into other areas of the business and having access to numerous training opportunities.

Ideally successful candidates should hold a minimum of one level 2 coaching qualification and have experience of delivering high quality community and/or schools coaching programmes, however we are also looking for volunteers who would like to gain experience before qualifying.


  • Discounted/free food
  • On-site parking
  • Subsidised gym membership

Closing Date: 13th March 2020

Why work for Life Leisure?

Our culture of Preferred Behaviours = Personal Best underpins everything that we do at lifeLEISURE.

All staff who are recognised as demonstrating the Preferred Behaviours have the opportunity to be invited to join our Sentinel Programme where they take an active role in the future of lifeLEISURE by creating, developing and implementing new idea and products/services, whilst being mentored and learning new skills to help them become lifeLEISURE’s future leaders.

In addition to our highly regarded Sentinel Programme, other benefits you’ll receive through working for lifeLEISURE include:

  • Gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Extensive training opportunities
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave (rising to 7 after 5 years’ service)
  • Annual staff awards event

See how we help people every day in our Life Changing video and find out more about our W.A.T.C.H. principles.

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