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Work with us

Work With Us

KA Leisure and its workforce are dedicated in our mission to make North Ayrshire “More Active, More Often.”  From venues to sports programmes and health and well-being and Training our team of staff are placed amongst communities across North Ayrshire.

We are dedicated in supporting our staff to be their best and provide the best possible experience for our customers.  As well as various company benefits we offer training opportunities and continued development opportunities.

For more information on being a part of KA Leisure please click on our current vacancies or explore the many ways you can join us as a volunteer.

Vacancies

Health, Safety & Risk Manager

Vacancy Reference: L1182
Salary: £31,430 – £39,012
Hours: 37hrs
Location: Head Office, Quarry Road, Irvine

Job Purpose
Develop and maintain a strong and positive health and safety culture, providing comprehensive health and safety advice and support across the organisation.
To support the Head of Operations and Customer Service on the development and implementation of the organisation’s risk management and business continuity strategy.

Closing Date: Friday 10th June 2022

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Data & CRM System Manager

Vacancy Reference: L1180
Salary: £31,430 – £39,012
Hours: 37hrs
Location: Head Office, Quarry Road, Irvine

Job Purpose
Manage the operation of the organisation’s CRM system ensuring a customer centric approach and provide data reporting and analysis to inform management decision making and performance reporting.
Ensure data management processes comply with GDPR and organisational policies through monitoring and support. Lead organisational responses to Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests.

Closing Date: Friday 10th June 2022

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Community Health & Wellbeing Project Manager

Vacancy Reference: L1181
Salary: £35,870- £40,620
Hours: 37hrs – Temporary until 31 March 2023
Location: Head Office, Quarry Road, Irvine

Role Summary
To support KA Leisure in the transformation of traditional leisure services to become an exemplary health and wellbeing provider for North Ayrshire.
Utilising physical activity as an intervention to support public health, address and manage health conditions, engage with communities, reduce inequalities and maximise the contribution leisure provides to health and wellbeing.

Closing Date: Friday 10th June 2022

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Assistant Health & Wellbeing Manager

Vacancy Reference: L1179
Salary: £31,430 – £34,200
Hours: 37 hours per Week – Temporary until 31 March 2023
Location: Head Office, Quarry Road, Irvine

Role Summary
KA Leisure’s Active Lifestyles Team (ALT) delivers a Health & Wellbeing Service across North Ayrshire which offers a broad range of activities within local communities to support people to become more active and adopt a healthier lifestyle.

Closing Date: Friday 10th June 2022

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Temporary Full-time Recreation Assistant II (pool) – 3 posts – 

Job Ref: L1177 
Rate of Pay: £9.90 per hour 
(KA Leisure provides workers with a minimum hourly rate of £9.90 per hour under the Living wage initiative. Terms and conditions apply) 
Hours: 37 hours per week 
Location: Portal and Townhouse, 66 High Street, Irvine, KA12 0AZ 

Role Summary: 

Job Purpose: 

  • Pool supervision 
  • Cleaning duties 
  • Observe and promote Health and Safety 
  • High standard of customer care 
  • Assist with the day to day running of the facility 

You Must Have: 

  • Current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification 

Closing Date: Friday 3 June 2022 

Permanent Part-time Recreation Assistant II (pool) – 3 posts 

Job Ref: L1176 
Rate of Pay: £9.90 per hour 
(KA Leisure provides workers with a minimum hourly rate of £9.90 per hour under the Living wage initiative. Terms and conditions apply) 
Hours: 16.50 hours per week 
Location: Portal and Townhouse, 66 High Street, Irvine, KA12 0AZ 

Role Summary: 

Job Purpose: 

  • Pool supervision 
  • Cleaning duties 
  • Observe and promote Health and Safety 
  • High standard of customer care 
  • Assist with the day to day running of the facility 

You Must Have: 

  • Current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification 

Closing Date: Friday 3 June 2022 

Permanent Part-time Recreation Assistant II (pool) 

Job Ref: L1175 
Rate of Pay: £9.90 per hour 
(KA Leisure provides workers with a minimum hourly rate of £9.90 per hour under the Living wage initiative. Terms and conditions apply) 
Hours: 18.50 hours per week 
Location: Portal and Townhouse, 66 High Street, Irvine, KA12 0AZ 

Role Summary: 

Job Purpose: 

  • Pool supervision 
  • Cleaning duties 
  • Observe and promote Health and Safety 
  • High standard of customer care 
  • Assist with the day to day running of the facility 

You Must Have: 

  • Current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification 

Closing Date: Friday 3 June 2022 

PT Front of House Assistant – temporary until 30 November 2022 

 Job Ref: L1178 
Rate of Pay: £9.90 per hour 
(KA Leisure provides workers with a minimum hourly rate of £9.90 under the Living Wage Initiative. Term and Conditions apply.) 
Hours: 13 hours per week 
Location: Portal and Townhouse, 66 High Street, Irvine, KA12 0AZ 

Role Summary: 

Job Purpose: 

  • Provide a welcoming, friendly and helpful environment to all customers 
  • Maintain excellent communication with customers either face to face, by telephone or in writing 
  • Promote range of activities and services available within KA Leisure 
  • Accurately process and record all income received from customers 
  • Assist with general administration within business area 

You Must Have: 

  • Be computer literate and ideally familiar with Legend MRM booking system 
  • Have good customer service skills 

Closing Date: Friday 3 June 2022 

Relief Swimming Instructor

Job Ref: L1157
Rate of Pay:  £12.26 per hour – Level 1, £15.36 per hour – Level 2
Hours: As and when required
Location: Various locations throughout North Ayrshire

Job Purpose:

  • Promotion and delivery of swimming lessons to children and adults as part of the K:A Leisure swimming programm
  • Prepare and deliver a variety of swimming lessons
  • Encourage and promote K:A Leisure swimming lesson programme
  • Ensure the health and safety of all staff and customers

You Must Have:

  • Current teaching/coaching certificate as approved by the relevant Governing Body of Sport
  • Availability to work evenings and/or weekends

Closing Date: No closing date

Relief Recreation Assistant II (Fitness)

Job Ref: L1156
Rate of Pay: £9.90 per hour
(KA Leisure provides workers with a minimum hourly rate of £9.90 under the Living Wage Initiative. Term and Conditions apply.)
Hours: As and when required
Location: Various locations throughout North Ayrshire

Job Purpose:

  • Provide fitness instruction, gym inductions and create customer programmes
  • Actively encourage potential subscribers to join and ensure the retention of existing subscribers
  • Set up equipment in accordance with facility bookings
  • Take responsibility for the general safety, preparation and cleaning of facilities whilst delivering excellent customer service

You Must Have:

  • Level 2 recognised gym qualification

Closing Date: No closing date

Application Information

All posts within KA Leisure are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003 as amended or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

Regulated Work with Children/Protected Adults:

Where work is considered regulated work with children and/or protected adults, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and/or protected adults.  Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by KA Leisure.

Please note:  Successful candidates will meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 for scheme membership and £18 for scheme member update); this will be deducted from wages following commencement of employment with the Company

For further information on the PVG scheme, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

To download an application form in PDF format, please save to computer and then open the file and fill in using Acrobat Reader, (do not fill in using your browser).

The downloaded file can be saved to your own PC, edited and emailed back to: recruitment@kaleisure.com

Recruitment Packs are available by telephone: 01294 315121 or in writing from the Human Resource Department – KA Leisure, 22 Quarry Road, Irvine, KA12 0TH.

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted as supplementary information and will not be supplied to the shortleet panel.

We will be in contact with you no later than 20 working days after the detailed closing date of the post however, if you have not heard from us within that period, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003, as amended, applies to all posts.

Volunteer

Do you have free time? A passion for sport and physical activity?
Then why not join us as a KA Leisure volunteer!

Volunteers are vital support for many of our programmes, events and initiatives. With this in mind our team of volunteers are valued members of our team and we look to offer the same level of development support they give us.

Volunteering may be the thing you need to raise your C.V above the rest and help to propel you to that future career you’ve always wanted.

Why should you volunteer?

And thinking about how you want to benefit from volunteering is a good start to finding an opportunity that’s right for you.

  • Gain confidence. Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
  • Make a difference. Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general.
  • Meet people.Volunteering can help you meet different kinds of people and make new friends.
  • Be part of a community. Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.
  • Learn new skills. Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.
  • Take on a challenge. Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.
  • Have fun! Most volunteers have a great time, regardless of why they do it

How can I get involved?

There are various areas for you to get involved and start volunteering.  From Active Lifestyles to Community Sport we can place you in an area and programme which suits you.  For more information please contact us with your preferred area of work to info@kaleisure.com.

For more information on volunteering visit www.volunteerscotland.net