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Activities Manager - NR18 0NT



Job Type



Leisure & Tourism


NR18 0NT

Come and join a winning team and future proof your career in the leisure industry

Role Snapshot… Do you want to be a key player in a team with the responsibility of driving forward the smooth and efficient operation of the SNC Leisure Kids Camp provisions? This role involves being the direct line manager for all operational staff delivering Kids Camp activities, ensuring the safe environment of the activities. The challenge will be to surpass the previous team's achievements and ensure the leisure service is fit for the future…

The main base of work is split between Long Stratton and Wymondham Leisure Centres, but you will need to work at other Leisure sites from time to time.

What you could be part of…

Over the last seven years South Norfolk Council has invested heavily in its leisure facilities, giving its residents access to the sort of facilities that other councils can only be envious of. But, we’re ambitious for our residents not only for our physical centres but the quality of our service. We are passionate about delivering a consistently high-quality service, especially in the post-Covid world where we know that health and well-being is paramount. Our One Team approach presents an opportunity to build on what we’ve achieved over recent years, to bounce back better after Covid and extend our impact to even more residents across South Norfolk and Broadland.

Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like. Continuous improvement is also vital, and we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Manage and develop the core activities of Kids Camp to maximise the occupancy and deliver profitable schemes across all sites.
  • Support the Leisure Management team in in the roll out of new initiatives and play an active role in enhancing existing services.
  • Professional recruitment of quality staff that at all times demonstrate the core behaviours and values of SNC/BDC.
  • Be the OFSTED responsible person for SNC Kids Camp.
  • Build relationships with third party organisations to maximise outreach opportunities and increase income generation.
  • Review member/customer feedback to ensure that customer service meets the expectation of the customers.
  • Work within all budgetary requirements including establishment costs. Working with the Quality & Safety Manager to set income targets for all aspects of the business whilst continually striving to achieve targets and maximise occupancy.
  • Develop the activities team through effective leadership and management.
  • Ensure all activities are operated in accordance with health and safety legislation and achieve a high QUEST and OFSTED rating.
  • Support the leisure centres, including CSA and management teams, to ensure all activities are set up correctly on the system, and ensure that all staff are fully briefed and trained on the products we sell.

You must have… Educated to at least GCSE Level, including Maths and English. Hold recognised qualifications in relation Kids Camp or be able to obtain these. Demonstrable experience in either Kids Camp, childcare, leisure/fitness or educational environments at managerial level.

What’s in it for you…

Our package includes:

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Employer pension contributions of 15% with the option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Access to our One Team Rewards scheme including discounts in high street shops and restaurants, employee assistance programme and car lease scheme – with more to come!
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Regular reviews with your line manager, develop a personal development plan, as well as opportunities to undertake training
  • Compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need 
  • Support towards volunteering days in the community and encouragement to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities
  • Full leisure membership for just £24.75 per month, including access to all 5 leisure centres, as well as 20% off treatments at the Imagine Spa.

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