Centre Manager

Centre Manager

Employers For Childcare is opening an exciting new family adventure centre – High Rise – at our site in Altona Road, Lisburn (5 minutes from Sprucefield and the A1/M1). We are seeking a Centre Manager to work alongside our existing Senior Management Team to finalise plans for this fabulous new indoor adventure centre, and then to take the lead in managing the daily operations of the centre, including the staff team. High Rise will open late summer 2019 and will create up to 50 jobs.

High Rise, will feature an indoor climbing arena combined with a multi storey soft play area, party rooms, sensory room and a café serving high quality coffee, snacks and lunches. The centre will provide services for families with babies and children, teenagers, mature adults and corporate clients.

It will incorporate Clip ‘n Climb – best described as ‘theme park meets climbing wall’. Clip ‘n Climb is the leading global brand in fun climbing walls and allows anyone over the age of 4 years to take part in physical exercise in a safe yet challenging environment.

The Centre Manager will be responsible for every aspect of the day-to-day management of High Rise including the operational and financial performance of the centre, and for driving sales. They will be required to provide ongoing training and coaching for the team and will be responsible for maintaining excellent standards of customer service.

The centre will open 7 days per week, morning until late evening, and the Centre Manager will work 5 out of 7 days. They must be available to work on a rota basis, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. With at least 1 weekend off in 4, they will be supported by 3 full time Deputy Managers. With a planned opening date of late summer, we will be recruiting for the full range of posts in the coming months.

Applicants for the role of Centre Manager must have relevant operational experience such as management of a leisure facility or a hospitality setting and fully meet the essential criteria as set out in the Personnel Specification.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Occupational Pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement:
    • 30 days paid holidays
    • Additional days paid holiday leave awarded for length of service
  • Full company benefits package after probation including:
    • Occupational sick pay
    • Enhanced maternity and paternity entitlement
    • Paid time off for routine health appointments
  • Health Cashback Plan
  • Employee discounts
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Free onsite parking

Further Information:

Please download the Job Description and Personnel Specification for full details of this role. For further information please contact our HR department on 028 9267 8200 – option 4.

In the event of a large number of applications, the company reserves the right to enhance its selection criteria in order to facilitate the shortlisting process.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applicants regardless of religious belief, political opinion, race or ethnic origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age.

To Apply:

To apply for this position please complete the application form and return by the closing date.

Applications can be returned to HR@employersforchildcare.org

Closing date is Monday 25 March at 12 noon.

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing Monday 1 April.

Successful applicant should be available to start by June 2019.

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Centre Manager Application Form

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Centre Manager JD & PS

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