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Swimming Teacher, Leisure Attendant, Fitness Instructor and Cafe Assistant

We are recruiting for various part-time vacancies to join our team at Craven Leisure Closing date: 4th December 2022

We offer a competitive salary with benefits that include development training and free membership.

All posts have an inclusive pay rate for weekend, early mornings, evenings and shift working as appropriate.  Uniform will be provided.  

For an application form please visit our How to Apply page.

Interview dates to be confirmed

Swimming teacher

Scale 5, £12.69 per hour

Permanent, various hours

We are looking for creative and energetic swimming teachers to join our Swimazing team at Craven Leisure.

Swimazing teachers will:

  • Deliver the Swimazing learn to swim program under the direction of the head of swimming.

  • Deliver the schools learn to swim program.

These posts are subject to Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion contact Stephen Davies, on 01756 706276 or email

Fitness Instructor

Scale 3, £11.18 per hour

Permanent, various hours

Hours are to suit the business needs of Craven Leisure, which includes evenings and weekends on a shift rota basis.


We're recruiting 2 part-time Fitness Instructors.  Applicants will need to hold the Level 2 Fitness Instructor Qualification minimum or above and have excellent communication skills and have a motivating and outgoing personality.

You will be responsible for planning, instructing and evaluating customers exercise Inductions and programmes. Instructors will actively interact with and motivate our current customers and encourage potential customers to join and adhere to regular exercise programmes.  You will also be actively involved in group exercise cover (within your qualifications).

These posts are subject to Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Neil Harrison, Leisure Services Operations Manager, on 01756 706275 or by email on

Leisure Attendant

Scale 2, £10.78 per hour

Permanent, 13.5 hours

Working hours: Monday and Tuesday 5.45am – 1pm

We are looking to recruit a candidate that is passionate and who aspires to work in the Leisure & Fitness Industry. National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is desirable but not essential as training can be provided.

Successful candidate will be enrolled onto a weeklong Lifeguard course. 

In every case you will be expected to take pride in your work and constantly strive to attain a high level of excellence and to play an active part in delivering the high standards set at Craven Swimming Pool.  

You will be responsible for the safety of pool users, responding to emergencies and taking appropriate lifesaving action as required. 

This post is subject to Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion, please contact Fiona Cowgill or Anthony Slater on 01756 792805 by email at

Café Assistant 

Scale 2, £10.78 per hour

Fixed term until 31st March 2023 

3 part time vacancies:

  • Tuesday, Friday and Saturday – 22.5 hours

  • Wednesday – 7 hours

  • Sunday – 7.5 hours 

We are seeking an enthusiastic people to join our Leisure Services Team on a part-time basis for the café at Craven Leisure. 

You will ideally have a catering background to be able to deliver a high-quality food and beverage offer. Homemade cookery and baking will be at the heart of the menu. 

You will work the days as above which may include bank holidays and special events. You will be working closely with the Cafe Manager and other staff making a significant contribution to the success of the Café.  

To be successful in this role, although part-time, you will have a high degree of self-motivation and enthusiasm and the ability to work on your own initiative.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Anthony Slater, Operations Manager, on 01756 706275 or by email on