Recreation Assistant

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: London, ENGLAND

Reference Number
60019366 60024285
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School / Service
Professional Services
Student and Academic Services
Contract Duration
Salary Range (£)
18940 to 21220


City, University of London is an international University committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. City’s academic range is broadly-based with world leading strengths in business; law; engineering; mathematical sciences; informatics; the arts including journalism and music; social sciences; and school of  health sciences.
The University is in the top 5% of world universities according to the times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011/12 and attracts over 22,000 students from around 160 countries. City is ranked 10th in the UK both for graduate employability according to The Times Good University Guide 2011 and graduate starting salaries according to The Sunday Times University Guide 2011.
City has embarked on a strategic transformation to strengthen still further its position as a leading global University.

Our students, all 22,000 of them, are our customers.   So we want to do everything we can to support them and make their experience here rewarding and successful.   That's why our Sport and Leisure Services team are so important.  With the investment in Sport at City, we are looking for the best and brightest to strenghten our Team, and improve upon our goal of offering sporting opportunities to our students, staff and local community.


The post holder will assist in the safe set up & organisation of sports activities. They will take particular responsibility for preparing activity areas, to include the safe setting up and dismantling of equipment and ensuring that all equipment is stored safely and securely when not in use.The ability to manually lift heavy equipment (up to 80kg in a 2 person lift) is vital. Cleaning & maintenance of equipment & playing areas are of high priority. Health & Safety training will be provided. This is a highly critical customer care role, working with a customer base in an environment where constant face to face interactions form a large part of the job content.

Person Specification

This role requires first aid qualified individuals with good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation in relation to sport and leisure centre operations. A clear understanding of standard operating procedures and emergency action plans is essential to this role. It will be important to have a high level of physical fitness to ensure safe, efficient and timely set up/set downs of sport activities.

Good organisation and time management skills are essential together with a commitment to delivering a professional customer service to all CitySport users.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm on 27th July 2017.

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