Career Opportunities

We are currently looking for ambitious people who are interested in a career in the leisure industry


Currently we have roles in the following areas:

Food & Beverage Team Recruitment

Full Time Lifeguards

House Keepers

 

 Amongst many other benefits working for 1Life attracts NVQ training and detailed personal development plans.

 A great stepping stone to a career in the leisure industry

If you are interested please call 01296 484848 and ask to speak to a manager who will be happy to tell you more or email admin@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Job Role title: Duty Manager Full time: (Closing Date 31st October 2017)

Job Role Content

Are you a Duty Manager looking to step up to a larger site and challenge/develop yourself or are you an experienced recreation/lifeguard who is proactive team player with excellent communication skills and high operational standards? If so, we are looking to recruit a Full time Duty Manager.

Supporting the General Manager and/or Operations Manager, you will lead and be accountable for staff on-shift and the day-to-day operations of the Centre. You’ll employ the process and procedures of 1Life’s QMS to ensure the building is open, safe, and clean, equipment working and staff friendly. The right individual will take a hands-on approach to service delivery & be able to work under their own initiative to ‘get things done’.

The main duties include the management of facilities & activities programmes within the Centre. Health and Safety management and monitoring, ensuring all departments deliver a first class service for all customers and visitors.

Qualifications

This position holds a minimum of a level 2 Leadership & Management Qualification or equivalent, along with an active National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification. However full training will be given to the right candidate.

LEISURE CENTRE info

As the National centre for disability sport and the birthplace of Paralympic games, Stoke Mandeville Stadium boasts the highest grade of facilities for our leading sportsmen and women.

01296 484848      gm@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

£Competitive, Plus company benefits

 

 

Job Title: Housekeeper (Closing Date 31st October 2017)

Job Role Content

We are recruiting for individuals who are highly motivated and can provide excellent customer service, maintaining the hotel rooms by cleaning, dusting, vacuuming and polishing ensuring rooms are clean and presentable at all times. You will be able to work on your own initiative & play an integral part of the team who follow a quality management system.

Qualifications

Attention to detail and an Understanding of COSHH is essential. Previous experience is desirable. However full training can be given.

Section 2: To apply

Please send CV and covering letter to:     bdm@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

 

£Competitive, Plus company benefits

 

Job Role title:  Night Porter      (Closing Date 31st October 2017)

Job Role Content

The ideal candidate will have previous guest accommodation experience and a background that includes hospitality. This position will be working during the night managing the security of the facilities along with fire procedures. You will be responsible for guest services, reception, room set up and cash handling.

Qualifications

Previous experience in guest accommodation, customer service and you must be passionate about providing excellent customer service at all times along with being IT literate and have used Hotel PMS systems. However full training will be given to the right candidate.

Section 2: To apply

Please send CV and covering letter to:     bdm@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

£Competitive, Plus company benefits

 

Job Role title: Lifeguard   (Closing Date 31st October 2017)

Job Role Content

We are recruiting for individuals who are highly motivated and can provide excellent customer service. You’d be critical in maintaining our facilities to be open, clean and safe, as well as ensuring equipment is working. Ideally holding a National Pool Lifeguard qualification, you will be able to work on your own initiative & play an integral part of the team who follow a quality management system.  Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Taking responsibility for the Health and Safety of all our customers
  • Pro-actively carrying out daily checks such as pool temperature ensuring standards are met
  • Take price in poolside surroundings, by conducting cleaning duties & maintaining hygiene standards
  • Provide a professional, friendly and welcoming services to all customers
  • Maintain full product knowledge of the services at our centre.
  • Flexibility towards the hours and role are essential as you will be required to work on a shift-rota basis including evenings and weekends.

Qualifications

This position holds a minimum of an active National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification. However full training will be given to the right candidate.

To apply or for more information:

01296 484848      operations@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

£Competitive, Plus company benefits

 

Job Role title: Receptionist  (Closing Date 31st October 2017)

Job Role Content

We are recruiting for individuals who are highly motivated and can provide excellent customer service, welcoming guests to the facility, take the appropriate payment where required, promoting the facility and providing information as required. You will be able to work on your own initiative & play an integral part of the team who follow a quality management system.  Some of your main responsibilities will include:

  • To welcome all guests for the facility, promoting the image of the centre and the Company by the provision of a quality customer care service.
  • To actively sell all activities, memberships, courses and other products within the centre, as well as all other facilities within the Company
  • To deal with all written, telephone and verbal enquiries politely and promptly and handle and record all lost property items in line with Company procedures
  • To collect monies, cash up and bank accurately and efficiently in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Provide a professional, friendly and welcoming services to all customers
  • Maintain full product knowledge of the services at our centre.

Qualifications

Experienced and I.T literate is desired. However full training can be given.

To apply:

Please send CV and covering letter to:     bdm@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

£Competitive, Plus company benefits

 

Job Role title: Sales Advisor full time (Closing Date 31st October 2017)

Job Role Content

We are recruiting for individuals who are highly motivated and can provide excellent customer service, you will need to exceed all membership sales targets and assist the customer in making the best decision for them along with promoting the facility and providing information as required. You will be able to work on your own initiative & play an integral part of the team who follow a quality management system.  Some of your main responsibilities will include:

  • To welcome all guests for the facility, promoting the image of the centre and the Company by the provision of a quality customer care service.
  • To actively sell all activities, memberships, courses and other products within the centre, as well as all other facilities within the Company
  • To deal with all written, telephone and verbal enquiries politely and promptly and handle and record.
  • Maintain full product knowledge of the services at our centre.
  • To achieve/exceed all personal sales targets set for both unit sales and Admin Fee, prorated and any other revenue.
  • Ensure all new leads are given a 1Life card and their data recorded correctly
  • To assist the team in achieving the overall target for the site.
  • To diligently and effectively embrace all national sales and referral campaigns with passion and energy.
  • To enter onto the relevant software system all the details required to set up the membership correctly including the photo of the new member.

Skills and Qualifications

Basic English, Maths and IT understanding

Has worked and succeeded in a target driven, customer facing environment involving daily management of KPI’s

A basic knowledge of sales and influencing people’s decision making processes

The ability to build rapport and understand and connects with people. Must be comfortable speaking to ‘strangers’ and being able to make the first approach

To apply:

01296 484848      membership@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

 

£21k OTE, Plus great company benefits

 

Job Role title: Chef Part Time (Closing Date 31st October 2017)

Job Role Content

We are recruiting for individuals who are highly motivated and can provide excellent customer service, maintaining all aspects of the kitchen and general café food & beverage operation. You will assist in the optimization of the financial performance of the Café by performing as part of the team to deliver the standards as set by the Events / Catering Manager. You will be able to work on your own initiative & play an integral part of the team who follow a quality management system.

Experience and Qualifications

You should have a sound working knowledge of Food Safety, HACCP, Health & Safety, Risk Assessments whilst being trained to level 3. Previous experience is desirable.

To apply:

01296 484848      smfunctions@stokemandevillestadium.co.uk

Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

 

£Competitive, Plus company benefits

 

1Life Intro

1Life is a forward thinking lifestyle and management solutions company, who manages Stoke Mandeville Stadium & Olympic Lodge in partnership with WheelPower.

Working for 1Life

Working for 1Life is rewarding. All staff receive a learning and development plan throughout your career with us giving you clear direction and scope no matter what role you are in. We also offer competitive salaries, excellent company benefits and a comprehensive reward and recognition scheme to ensure that loyalty, dedication and hard work will be rewarded.

1Life is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with Investors in People Silver Award.