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The Talented Jenny Enters The Finals

We are super excited to announce that our Conference & Events Executive, Jenny Green has been nominated as a finalist for the 2018 Inspire Women Awards.

The awards ceremony is to be held on Saturday May 5th 2018. The event will celebrate the huge wealth of outstanding contributions women have made to the wider Bolton area. It will shine a light on the achievements of women from all walks of life in our diverse and thriving community, and showcase their extraordinary examples of courage, triumph, kindness, compassion, transformation, skill and success.

An ecstatic Jenny said “I am delighted to be joining the incredible list of finalists at this year’s Inspire Women Awards! I look forward to meeting so many powerful, successful business women on the night – and will hopefully leave the event successful!”

The nomination is in recognition of the hard and dedicated work, Jenny delivers continually throughout the year. A huge well done Jenny! The whole Arena is behind you.

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USN Bolton Arena Enters Into A New Partnership With The Energy Check

USN Bolton Arena/The Energy Check
Official Energy Partner

USN Bolton Arena is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Energy Check, who have signed a deal to become the Arena’s official energy partner.

The independent consultancy firm, which provides expert analysis on utility service and supply, will assist the Arena in becoming more energy efficient, and will serve as an effective way of saving money by lowering energy costs, a benefit which will also extend to our gym members.

John Ashley Head of Commercial, USN Bolton Arena commented, “We will be running some initiatives for our new and existing gym members over the coming months so please keep an eye out and make sure to utilise the Home Energy Switching site at www.theenergycheck.co.uk

“We want to deliver big savings for the Arena, our members and the local business community, we’ll be tracking this and reporting on it so we can monitor the positive impact it’ll have on the venue and the local area.”
The two-year partnership will not only assist in saving money on energy costs but help USN Bolton Arena reduce energy consumption and minimise carbon footprints.

Andrew Brewer – Corporate Partnership Manager, The Energy Check added “The Energy Check are proud to be partnered with and sponsoring USN Bolton Arena through our Corporate Partnership Program. We look forward to supporting the arena, alongside investing our time and expertise in ensuring the Arena is efficient with their energy matters. It’s an exciting time for both organisations entering what we expect to be a long-lasting relationship and we wish the arena every success over the coming years”

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Job Opportunity: Gymnastics Coach

Gymnastics Coach (Level 1 or above)

Salary:  BG level 1       £8.50 per hour
BG level 2       £11.25 per hour

The successful applicant will be required to assist and lead on evening gymnastics classes.

To apply for this exciting role, you must be qualified at UKCC Level 1 at least, (or equivalent) and in addition hold the following certificates/membership: –

All certificates relating to the above plus evidence of qualifications must be provided at the interview stage.

Hours of work – up to 24.75 hours per week.  This vacancy is flexible, and applications are invited from all applicants who may be seeking to work more / less hours per week or on a casual basis.

Tuesday           4pm – 8pm                                            Friday        10am – 11.30am & 4 – 8.30pm
Wednesday     4pm – 8.30pm                                      Saturday    9am – 12.30pm & 12.30pm – 4pm
Thursday         4pm – 8pm                                            Sunday       9.15am – 12pm & 12.30pm – 4pm

Additional hours may also be available during school holidays and during term time on outreach work with schools and holiday camps.

Applicants will also be required to provide documentation at the interview stage to verify their eligibility to live and work in the UK.

Excellent employee benefits include: –

To request an application pack, please email Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com, or telephone 01204 488115

CV’s are accepted in support of applications, accompanied by a completed application form.
Closing date: 16th April 2018

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Job Opportunity: Leisure Attendant

Leisure Attendant
(deputy Customer Services Manager)

USN Bolton Arena is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent customer service skills to be part of the Operations team.
Ideally, we are seeking individuals with first-hand experience of working in the Leisure Industry, who enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent communication skills and a good understanding of service delivery.
Duties will include general cleaning and housekeeping tasks, equipment set up and providing cover for the Customer Services Manager in their absence. Full training will be given and each of these tasks requires a high level of interaction and communication with colleagues and customers.
You will be required to work shifts including evenings, early mornings and weekends with a commitment to working flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

Salary: Meets National Minimum wage, plus enhancement to £9.23 per hour when deputising for Customer Services Manager

Hours: 3-week rota pattern, averaging 36.08 hours per week

Shift pattern:                Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
Monday 0600-1430 1430-2245 DAY OFF
Tuesday 0600-1430 1430-2245 DAY OFF
Wednesday 0600-1430 1430-2245 DAY OFF
Thursday DAY OFF 1430-2245 0600-1430
Friday DAY OFF 1500-2215 0600-1430
Saturday DAY OFF DAY OFF 0730-2015
Sunday 0730-2015 DAY OFF DAY OFF
TOTAL 38.25 40.25 29.75

 

To request an application pack, please email Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com, or telephone 01204 488115

CV’s are accepted in support of applications, accompanied by a completed application form.

Closing date:  16 April 2018, 12 noon.

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Job Opportunity: Casual Catering Assistants

Casual Catering Assistants

Working in the Refresh Café, the successful applicant will be required to provide an efficient, high quality service to conference, event and cafe customers maximising on all sales opportunities and ensuring full adherence to health & safety and food hygiene legislation.

Full training will be provided, and successful candidates will be required to successfully achieve Food Hygiene training.

A wide variety of shift patterns exist and will involve weekend and evening, however, there is no guarantee that work will be offered regularly.

Shift examples:

Weekdays:

0730-1530
1300-2100
1700-2100

Weekends:

0800/0900-1500/1600
1200-1600

Weekend working is an essential part of the role.

For further information and an application form please contact:

Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Officer at kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com

Please not that although CV’s will be accepted as support of an application, the company’s application must be completed in full.

Applicants will be required to provide documentation at the interview stage to verify their eligibility to live and work in the UK.

Closing date: 16th April 2018

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Job Opportunity: Memberships Adviser

Membership Adviser – Part Time

We are seeking a motivated, reliable and hardworking individual to join our Membership team.

Duties will include planning and executing sales activity through the use of text, e-mail, telesales, leaflet drops and outreach activities. You will also conduct face-to-face appointments, deal with telephone and ‘walk-in’ enquiries and maintain an excellent programme of after sales care and promotion of referrals, renewals and retention activity.

Successful candidates will need to be friendly, approachable and confident, possess excellent communication and negotiation skills, be computer literate and have the ability to capture and process information accurately and in a timely manner.

Ideal candidates will have experience of working in a sales role and experience of working within the leisure industry would be advantageous, although not essential as full training will be given. In addition, you should be self-motivated, able to work on your own initiative and unsupervised and possess good literacy and numeracy skills.

In return we offer enhanced holidays, pension scheme, free gym membership, uniform, free parking and a great place to work.

Salary: A competitive salary is offered, plus commission and bonus scheme

Hours: 17.5 hours per week (average). Permanent contract.

Wednesday 1500-2000
Thursday 1500-2000
Friday 0900-1700
Saturday Occasional cover for holidays by arrangement
Sunday Occasional cover for holidays by arrangement

In addition to the above shifts overtime may also be available

Other Personal Qualities and Abilities

To request an application pack, please email Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com, or telephone 01204 488115

CV’s are accepted in support of applications, accompanied by a completed application form.

Closing date: 9 March 2018, 12 noon.

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Job Opportunity: Gymnastics Coach

Gymnastics Coach (Level 1 or above)

Salary: Competitive, dependent upon qualifications

The successful applicant will be required to assist and lead on evening gymnastics classes.

To apply for this exciting role, you must be qualified at UKCC Level 1 at least, (or equivalent) and in addition hold the following certificates/membership: –

All certificates relating to the above plus evidence of qualifications must be provided at the interview stage.

Hours of work – up to 24.75 hours per week.  This vacancy is flexible, and applications are invited from all applicants who may be seeking to work less hours per week or on a casual basis.

Tuesday              4 – 8pm                                            Friday                  10 – 11.30am &  4 – 8.30pm
Wednesday        4 – 8.30pm                                      Saturday              9 – 12.30pm
Thursday            4 – 8pm                                            Sunday                 9.15 – 12pm
Additional hours may also be available during school holidays and during term time on outreach work with schools and holiday camps.

Applicants will also be required to provide documentation at the interview stage to verify their eligibility to live and work in the UK.

Excellent employee benefits include: –

To request an application pack, please email Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com, or telephone 01204 488115

CV’s are accepted in support of applications, accompanied by a completed application form.
Closing date: 2 March 2018, 12 noon.

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Job Opportunity: Leisure Attendant

Leisure Attendant
(deputy Customer Services Manager)

USN Bolton Arena is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent customer service skills to be part of the Operations team.
Ideally, we are seeking individuals with first-hand experience of working in the Leisure Industry, who enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent communication skills and a good understanding of service delivery.
Duties will include general cleaning and housekeeping tasks, equipment set up and providing cover for the Customer Services Manager in their absence. Full training will be given and each of these tasks requires a high level of interaction and communication with colleagues and customers.
You will be required to work shifts including evenings, early mornings and weekends with a commitment to working flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

Salary: Meets National Minimum wage, plus enhancement to £9.23 per hour when deputising for Customer Services Manager

Hours: 3-week rota pattern, averaging 36.08 hours per week

Shift pattern:                Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
Monday 0600-1430 1430-2245 DAY OFF
Tuesday 0600-1430 1430-2245 DAY OFF
Wednesday 0600-1430 1430-2245 DAY OFF
Thursday DAY OFF 1430-2245 0600-1430
Friday DAY OFF 1500-2215 0600-1430
Saturday DAY OFF DAY OFF 0730-2015
Sunday 0730-2015 DAY OFF DAY OFF
TOTAL 38.25 40.25 29.75

 

To request an application pack, please email Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com, or telephone 01204 488115

CV’s are accepted in support of applications, accompanied by a completed application form.
Closing date: 2 March 2018, 12 noon.

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Job Opportunity: Receptionist

Receptionist

We are seeking a motivated, reliable and hardworking individual to join our Reception team. Responsible for delivering excellent customer service both face to face and on the telephone, you will play a vital role in the operation and promotion of the arena’s facilities and products providing an efficient reception and information service to all visitors.

You will be friendly, work well as part of a team, be an effective communicator with colleagues and customers alike, have a flexible approach to your work and possess a ‘can do’ attitude.

In return we offer enhanced holidays, pension scheme, free gym membership, uniform, free parking and a great place to work.

Salary:             Meets national living/minimum wage, rising to £8.21 per hour on completion of training

Hours:                  26 hours per week (average). Permanent contract.

 

WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4
Monday 1530-2000 1230-2000 1545-2245 1300-2000
Tuesday 1545-2245
Wednesday 1545-2245 1215-2000 1545-2245 1215-2000
Thursday 1530-2000 1630-2245 1530-2000 1630-2245
Friday 1545-2215 1545-2215
Saturday 0900-1230 0900-1230
Sunday

 

In addition to the above shifts overtime may also be available and you will need to be flexible and able to work evenings and weekends.

Previous reception experience would be advantageous, however full training will be given.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

 

 

Essential

· Diplomacy and interpersonal skills

· Excellent verbal communication skills

· Good telephone technique

· Customer care and customer focused operations experience

· Flexible approach to working hours

· Smart appearance

  Desirable

· Receptionist experience

· Computer operations/keyboard skills

· Till system and cash handling

· Experience of leisure facilities operation

 

 

To request an application pack, please email Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com, or telephone 01204 488115

CV’s are accepted in support of applications, accompanied by a completed application form.

Closing date: 2 March 2018, 12 noon.

Marc Kay

Meet The Staff: Marc Kay

NAME Marc Kay

AGE: 31

WORK TITLE: Health and Fitness Instructor

WHAT DOES YOUR WORK INVOLVE: The role involves creating tailored workouts that are unique for our members. Helping them to achieve their goals and ultimately improve their lifestyle.

HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR CAREER SO FAR: Seeing the positive effect that exercise and fitness has on an individual’s overall well-being. It is not just the obvious physical change that occurs but also the self confidence gained that can be used in other aspects of a persons life.

SPECIAL WORK CHALLENGES: Helping people to not be afraid of the gym environment and to realise the overwhelming majority do not live on social media and come out of men’s health magazine. Everybody is different and has different capabilities and it’s important to not compare yourself to others but to focus on you and your own goals.

FUTURE PLANS: I am keen to further my knowledge within the fitness industry. I have a degree in sports science but would like to study nutrition as a higher qualification.

BEST THING ABOUT THE ARENA: I enjoy the team of staff that I work with at the arena.

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