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Apprentice (Leisure Team Member)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 19/09/2021 23:59
Apprentice £4.30 per hour £159.10 per week £8,295.95 per annum
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Your normal place of work will be the designated leisure centre. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Sep

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

As a Leisure Team Member apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in Culture, Sport and Tourism.

The structured training programme will enable the apprentices to gain experience, further education and broad base skills within Community Sport and Health.

The apprenticeship role involves developing skills, knowledge, and experience to ensure the full operations of a Leisure Centre maintaining all of the required set standards across the organisation and providing a high-quality service to customers that is safe, efficient and enjoyed by users.

The apprenticeship will be based at a designated locality venue in your priority area.
(Louisa Centre Stanley, Consett, Chester le Street, Spennymoor, Freemans Quay Durham, Newton Aycliffe, Teesdale, Peterlee)
However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

You will be studying towards the Leisure Team Member Level 2 standard via ActivFirst.

You must have or expect to achieve a 4 GCSE’s at Grades A*-C/9-4 or hold an equivalent and relevant qualification including English.

You must be able to work with customers face to face from a range of backgrounds, follow instructions and be able to work in a team.

Further information about this apprenticeship can be found in the supporting documents section.

If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact Deborah Holmes – email: deborah.holmes@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 264561. FROM MONDAY 6th SEPTEMBER, the contact will be Peter Garrod - email: peter.garrod2@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 266752.

The successful applicants will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 264469 / 264086 or email

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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