Vacancies

When we have vacancies at Oakwood they will be listed here, with the job description, application deadline and application email address.

Our recruitment process is as follows:

  1. Vacancy is advertised

  2. Anyone on our vacancy update list is emailed making them aware

  3. Applications are invited by cover letter and email

  4. Initial interviews are either telephone, video or face to face

  5. Practical interviews test the applicant's ability to perform the specific role to standard (the interview content depends on the role we are recruiting for).

  6. A decision is made and position offered

  7. New employees work a trial period (varies by role)

How to apply for vacancies

When you are ready to apply for an advertised vacancy please submit your covering email and attach a CV. Emails should be sent by email only here.

Vacancy mailing list

We have a mailing list which we email out to when there is a new vacancy. If you would like to be added please submit your details on the following form.

Current vacancies

Vacancy: Reception Manager

Closing date: 16/04/21

We are recruiting for people with outstanding organisation and customer service skills to work on reception for short shifts, typically:

Thursdays, approx 5pm-8pm

Fridays, approx 5pm-8pm

Saturdays, approx 8am-12pm

There is flexibility over shift days and times. Shifts are also likely to change over coming weeks/months as the club re-opens in line with Government Covid regulation changes.

You will need to be extremely organised and have fantastic customer service skills. You will typically be required to:

  • Ensure activities and group exercise classes are set up appropriately

  • Serve customers as they arrive and leave from their various classes

  • Complete administration of new memberships

  • Use the computer system and till throughout shift

  • Keep the centre clean and tidy throughout shift

  • Cash up/close the till at end of shift

If you are interested in this role, we would recommend also considering the Children's Birthday Party Manager vacancy below.

To apply for this vacancy please send a covering email explaining why you're right for the job. Email here >>

Vacancy: Children's Birthday Party Leader

Closing date: 16/04/21

We are recruiting for staff to lead children's birthday parties. For this role you must be extremely confident, dynamic, loud, enthusiastic and able to naturally lead, control and organise groups of children, typically aged 3-11 years.

Our parties commonly involve discos, dancing, organised games, roller skating and sports. You will need to be super fun and engaging with the children while also being professional and polite to parents.

To apply for this vacancy please send a covering email explaining why you're right for the job. Email here >>

Vacancy: Children's Birthday Party Manager

Closing date: 16/04/21

In this role you will oversee the running of the party. You will not be organising the games and activities (that is the role of the Party Leader). You will be responsible for:

  • Meet and greet

  • Ensuring facilities are clean, tidy and ready

  • Ensuring Party Leader has all correct information to run the party

  • Checking party is to parent's satisfaction

  • Setting up the party food space for after activity

  • Overseeing any staff involved in delivery of party

  • Service to parents and guests throughout party

You will need to be extremely organised and understand what parents expect to see from a great party venue.

Shifts will typically be on a Saturday and/or Sunday from approx 11am to mid/late afternoon, depending on bookings. There will be flexibility over shift days and times each weekend.

To apply for this vacancy please send a covering email explaining why you're right for the job. Email here >>

 

Oakwood Sports Centre

Smallfield Road, Horley, RH6 9AU

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Tel: 01293 822238​

reception@oakwoodsportscentre.com

Open hours:

Mon-Fri: 7.30am-10.00pm

Sat-Sun: 8.30am-4.30pm

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