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ACES Academies Trust

Leisure Team Member Apprentice (HBK Leisure)

ACES Academies Trust are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join the Hinchingbrooke Leisure team as a Leisure Team Member Apprentice. This is a great opportunity to work in a busy department who let the school’s facilities to a wide range of community clubs and businesses.

Hinchingbrooke School Leisure Centre, Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BN

Date posted:  27th March 2024

Closing date: 22nd April 2024

Start date: May 2024, subject to completion of pre-employment checks

Contract type: Fixed term for duration of apprenticeship (18 months)

Working pattern: 30 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Monday–Thursday 15:45 –21:45, Friday 13:45–20:45 + additional 6 hours flexible study leave over the week.  **Potential for additional hours on completion of Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification**

Salary: In the first year of apprenticeship you will be paid at National Minimum Wage 18-20 at £8.60/hour, namely £13,416 per annum (£16,546.40 FTE)


Leisure Team Member Apprentice overview

  • Support in all aspects of running the Leisure department.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the appropriate equipment is available at the correct times and set down in the correct manner as directed by the Duty Supervisor.
  • To ensure that money handling and accounting is carried out in accordance with department / school procedures.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service in your actions.
  • To support the cleaning contractors, you are to ensure that any facilities used during your shift are maintained at an appropriate standard, with a facility clean by HBK leisure staff where necessary.
  • To ensure that a high level of customer service is maintained in both your own and your teams’ actions.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring to the best of your ability the Health and Safety of yourself and our customers. You should be aware of all procedures and safe work practises implemented within HBK Leisure

Apprenticeship overview available at: https://creativesportandleisure.co.uk/leisure-team-member-apprenticeship


The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy customer service and have a professional attitude with all clients
  • Have a willingness to learn and display initiative to prioritise and manage tasks
  • Work as a team member and have strong communication skills 

Staff Benefits:

  • 23–30 days annual leave increasing with years of service
  • O2 Staff discount
  • Free use of HBK Leisure facilities, including gym, swimming pool, fitness classes
  • Free car parking
  • Generous employee pension contribution scheme and death in service benefit (LGPS)
  • CPD access and support
  • Employee assistance package offering counselling & advice on a range of matters including financial, health, workplace, family
  • Access to staff discounts from local suppliers

To arrange an informal discussion or to find out more about the role please contact HBK Leisure on 01480 420553

Enquiries and applications to recruitment@acesmat.uk (CV's will not be accepted)

Closing date: 22nd April 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 29th April 2024


If you have a disability that you wish us to take into account during the application process or require adjustments to be made, please contact us directly.

Please be advised as an employer we do not hold a Sponsorship licence so are unable to support overseas applicants obtain right to work in the UK.

ACES Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share that commitment. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.