Want to join the team? Our current job vacancies are displayed below.

Group Fitness Instructors

Hadleigh Pool & Leisure, Hadleigh, Ipswich

Kingfisher Leisure Centre, Sudbury, Suffolk

We are looking for confident, motivated and approachable group fitness instructors to help make a difference by changing lives. You need to be able to communicate, motivate and inspire small and large groups of people of different ages and abilities to be active more often.

You will need the following Skills (Essential/Desirable):

In return we will pay for any class licence, music fee and your continuous training as well as giving you the benefits of being employee including free

Salary: £18.79 per hour

Hours Of Work: Various

Job Description


Exercise Referral Co-ordinator

Centre East Bergholt Sports Centre, East Bergholt, Essex

SSL are looking for an Exercise Referral Co-ordinator to deliver our Exercise on referral scheme at East Bergholt Sports Centre

If you have a genuine passion for supporting people, join us and help to improve people’s level of fitness, health and ultimately, quality of life. Our exercise referral scheme partners with the NHS and other health professionals designed to support a wide range of people with varying needs such as diabetes and heart disease to depression, dementia or post-operative recovery. Rehabilitation or weight loss are just the start. As an Exercise Referral Co-ordinator, you will help us to educate people in changing their entire lifestyle.

Due to the sensitivity and complexity of each individual’s needs you will need to have a patient, calm approach with excellent communication skills to encourage clients to reach their goals through signposting to service or through behavioural management interventions

It all begins with a consultation, identifying their needs followed by designing bespoke programme and instructing safe and progressive use of the equipment and exercise or taking a group class. Rather than short term results, your focus will be on helping people to gain the tools and confidence they need to take responsibility for their own body and health.

You will responsible for tracking client progress and creating reports of our KPIs

Ideally we would like you to hold the following skills;

In return, you will receive employee benefits including free use of SSL gyms, pension-scheme, on-going training and development.

Salary Range: £8.62 - £9.10 per hour

Hours of Work: 12 hours per week (Monday, Thursday and Friday 9am-1pm)

Summary of Job To deliver the Trust's Exercise Referral scheme ensuring high standard of service delivery is achieved to new and existing users, while ensuring Health and Safety adherence in all areas. to act as an informed guide; steering the community to supportive sign posts that offer services that can allow individuals to make informed and positive lifestyle changes, while delivering high quality behavioural management interventions to encourage and support change that will improve physical and mental health and wellbeing.

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Job Description

Closing Date: 20th May 2018

Interview Date: To be advised after application

Health & Wellbeing Coaches

Hadleigh Pool & Leisure, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk

We are recruiting inspirational, enthusiastic and engaging people to become Health & Wellbeing Coaches working in our gyms.

We believe we can make a difference to all our customers’ lives and place their needs at the heart of everything we do. Therefore you must be a proactive and positive motivational coach helping our members reach their goals. Your communication and rapport building skills must be strong as you will be offering consultation and designing training programmes as well as engaging customers to be active more often.

You will need to hold:

Recognised group fitness qualification will be beneficial

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Hours of work: Casual shift work including evening and weekends

Closing Date: 20th May 2018

Job Description

Manager on Duty

Centre Sudbury Sports Centre, Sudbury, Suffolk

As the Manager on Duty, you are an integral part of the team responsible for the day to day operation of your facility. The workload is varied, no day is the same, so we are looking for organised, proactive and problem-solving team player to lead the operational team.
You will have an eye for detail with first class customer service skills and the confidence to communicate with people from all walks of life. You will be able to adhere to the Health & Safety procedures ensuring the comfort and safety of your customers and colleagues.
You will required to complete some administration tasks and reach deadlines to support your Centre Manager with a variety of projects. 

You ideally will hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification
Your continuous professional development is as important to us as it is to you and we provide access to a variety of courses and qualifications. 
You will need to be a minimum of 18 years old and hold previous experience of working in a role of responsibility, ideally in leisure.

Summary of Job Appliciant must be 18+. Responsibilites to include: • The management of all operational staff • Quality management systems • Ensuring a high standard of customer service is maintained in all departments • Acting as key holder responsible for locking and unlocking the site • Adhering to Health & Safety requirements • Assist in administrative duties • Dealing with customer comments, complaints and queries • Set ups and take downs for sport activities • To work with the centre manager to achieve high standards of the centre • Level 2 Gym Instructor qualified

Salary: £8.62 per hour

Hours Of Work: 9.5 hours per week including evening and weekends

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Job Description

Closing Date: 20th May 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed


Centre Kingfisher Leisure Centre

Summary of Job This is a unique opportunity to become part of South Suffolk Leisure’s team.

You will be required to carry out cleaning duties as per the day to day cleaning schedules to meet required company standards, ensuring that all Health & Safety guidelines are followed.

Deliver a friendly, professional and efficient customer service approach whilst ensuring that the cleaning schedules are completed as indicated by the quality management system. Training will be given in COSHH and equipment.

Opportunities for further training available within the leisure industry.

Salary Range £7.83 Per Hour

Hours of Work: Shift pattern including morning, evening and weekend work.

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Closing Date: 30th May 2018

Interview Date: To be advised

Apprenticeship- Leisure Operations / Activities Leader

Centre Kingfisher Leisure Centre & Hadleigh Pool and Leisure

Summary of Job Assisting with day to day operations of the leisure centre. See Job advert & description below for more information

Salary £132.60 per week

Hours of Work 39 hours per week

Job Advert-Kingfisher Leisure Centre Apprenticeship

Job Description-Kingfisher Leisure Centre Apprenticeship

Job Advert -Hadleigh Pool and Leisure Apprenticeship

Job Description-Hadleigh Pool and Leisure Apprenticeship

Closing date: Ongoing


Centre Hadleigh Pool and Leisure, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk

South Suffolk Leisure are currently seeking a motivated individual to join our Lifeguard team, to undertake a range of duties in the wet and dry areas of our centres. The main responsibilities will be:

Ideally the successful candidate will hold a current RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification or the ability to obtain the qualification within 1 month of employment which we will fund if sucessful in permanent employment. We can provide all the training you need to give you the best possible chance of success. We invest in our staff and we are always excited to promote deserving members of the team.

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Hours of work: Contracted shifts; including evening and weekends

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Closing Date: Ongoing