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Arena Run Together

Arena Run Together starts Wednesday 18th July, 12pm – 1pm on the running track.

Whether you’re a complete beginner, an occasional jogger, or an experienced runner looking to challenge yourself, Arena Run Together has something for everyone.

This new activity takes place on Wednesday lunch times, the session will last between 30 and 45 minutes offering lunch time trainers time to get back to work.

You’ll find a friendly, supportive environment where you can have fun and work towards your own personal goals with other people at a similar stage on their running journey.

There is no pressure to compete or run a specific pace, distance, or time, it really is about lacing up your trainers and taking part.

Sessions are free to USN Bolton Arena Gym members and a priced £2.50 per session for non-members.

For further information email memberships@boltonarena.com to book contact reception on 01204 488100.

 

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Olympic Weightlifting Programme Introduced

Here at USN Bolton Arena, we’re always looking to enhance and develop workouts for our members. We understand that all members train differently, and that this is something we need to cater for.

Starting from the 4th July, we’ll be running specialist weightlifting programmes in an area designed specifically for this type of training. All sessions will be delivered by current member, Chris Halsall. Chris competed in a number of national and international competitions for England and Great Britain. He has developed his coaching career over a number of years, and will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge which is crucial in such a discipline.

What will the weightlifting course cover?

Key course details

For more information on the course, email memberships@boltonarena.com. To book please contact reception on 01204 488100.

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Job Opportunity: Partnerships & Communities Activator

Partnerships & Communities Activator – full time, permanent

Salary – £24,000 per annum

The USN Bolton Arena is a registered charity with a strong belief that sport and leisure activity contributes to personal health, happiness and well-being. It is our mission to inspire people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to follow a lifelong passion for sport and healthy lifestyles through the provision of excellent sport & exercise facilities and programmes which are accessible to all.

As part of the Sports Team you will be passionate about getting people more active by engaging with local communities and organisations. You will introduce, deliver and maintain community health and well-being programmes for people of all ages, aiming to remove barriers and increase participation in physical activity.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

To be considered for this post you will be an excellent communicator and have a strong background and knowledge within sport & leisure and health & well-being markets. This post requires an individual who is creative, has excellent planning skills and is competent in Microsoft and related packages.

For further information and to apply for this post, please request an application pack from:

Cath Laing – cathlaing@boltonarena.com

Please note that CV’s are accepted in support of applications but the company’s application form must be completed in full and returned by the closing date.

Closing date for applications: 29th June 2018, 12 noon

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Job Opportunity: 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: 24.5 hours per week (average). Permanent contract.

 

WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4
Monday 1545-2245 0645-1245 1530-2000 0645-1315
Tuesday 0645-1415 0645-1245 0645-1415
Wednesday 0645-1245 1545-2245 0645-1245 1545-2245
Thursday
Friday 0645-1245 0645-1245 0645-1245 0645-1215
Saturday 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

Desirable

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: 15th June 2018, 12 noon

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Job Opportunity: Events & Sales Executive

Events & Sales Executive – full time, permanent

Salary – £25,000 OTE

Are you seeking a new challenge? Do you have the drive and determination to succeed? Then we may have the job for you!

A purpose-built arena with extensive leisure, sporting and event facilities, USN Bolton Arena also boasts a top performing Performance Tennis Academy, prominent gymnastics club and successful Football programme.

We are seeking a motivated, highly organised and professional individual to join our Conference and Events team. Responsible for promoting and selling event spaces, advertising and sponsorship packages through a programme of wide-ranging activity including, email, telesales, networking, etc, maintaining our existing client base and building relationships with new and potential clients, you will need to be able to co-ordinate event space to maximise income and maintain a full events calendar.

To be considered for this role, you will be an excellent communicator and influencer, have a strong background and knowledge within conference & events and ideally have experience of selling advertising and sponsorship packages. This post requires an individual who is creative, has excellent planning and organisation skills and is competent in Microsoft and related packages.

In return we offer a rewarding and satisfying job role working with a friendly team and enhanced holidays and benefits.

For further information and to apply for this post, please request an application pack from:

Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager – kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com

Please note that CV’s are accepted in support of applications, but the company’s application form must be completed in full and returned by the closing date.

Closing date for applications:  31st  May 2018, 12 noon

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USN Bolton Arena And Avocado Health Bar Become Commercial Partners

USN Bolton Arena are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Avocado Health Bar.

Avocado Health Bar, based in Horwich are experts at providing healthy living food for the local community. Real chefs working with real nutritionists to produce tailor made meals to suit specific goals.

As education in nutrition develops, Arena customers are becoming more conscious of the relationship with health/performance and correct nutrition. The new partnership will benefit the thousands of gym members, athletes and business customers that come through the doors every day.

Avocado Health Bar will provide nutritional grab and go meals which will be in stocked in the Arena’s Refresh Cafe, whilst also introducing their bespoke meal prep service which is available to order and collect directly from USN Bolton Arena.

Avocado have become a Commercial Partner at USN Bolton Arena promoting their brand on the new fully integrated digital advertising platform around the venue. They will advertise their products and services alongside new and existing commercial partners on screens in high footfall areas of USN Bolton Arena.

Michael Walker Managing Director, Avocado Health Bar provided this statement “Avocado Health Bar are delighted to become a partner of USN Bolton Arena. Working together we will able to provide a service that will set the USN Bolton Arena and ourselves apart. We aim to provide a service tailored to all the Arena’s customers. Whether it be a gym member, academy tennis player or fitness professional.

Howard Green Head of Strength and Conditioning, USN Bolton Arena added “By introducing this nutrition service in the Arena, we are increasing the opportunities for our gym members and athletes to meet their requirements. The grab and go options will help fill the gaps during their training day.

We hope to work more closely with Avocado and our nutrition consultant to make the service individualised to the tennis players needs and goals.” We see this is key opportunity to further enhance our mission to provide a healthy lifestyle for all.

Avocado Grab and Go boxes available now at Refresh Cafe

Healthy meals hot or cold at your convenience to eat in or take away for only £4.50. There’s a wide variety of meals for everyone to enjoy.

Packed in every box:

– High in protein

– High nutrient content including a whole load of micro-nutrients

– High in fibre

– Under 500kcal per box

– Low in saturated fats

– Low in simple carbohydrates and sugars

– No preservatives

SIMPLE, HONEST, GREAT TASTING HEALTHY FOOD IN NO TIME AT ALL.

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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: 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.

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Job Opportunity: Casual Arena Attendant

Working in the Operations Department, the successful applicant will be required to assist with cleaning, facility checks, setting up of equipment and other general duties on an ‘ad-hoc’ basis, as and when required.

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

Shift examples:

Weekdays    6.30am – various finish times
2.30pm / 5.30pm – latest finish time 10.45pm

Weekends    7.30am / 9.00am – various finish times
1.30pm / 2.00pm – latest finish time 8.15pm

Weekend working is an essential part of the role.

For further information and an application form please contact:

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

OR

Craig Fairhurst, Customer Services Manager – craigfairhurst@boltonarena.com

Application forms are also available from Reception.

Please note 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: 21st July 2017

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Apprenticeships For A Great Future

ONE of the area’s best-known companies is looking for apprentices to embark on a brilliant career.

Stateside Foods, which is based in Westhoughton, already has an enviable reputation as an employer with a history of providing positive career paths for its staff.

It also has a well-established Apprentice Scheme which is designed to give individuals the opportunity to gain real experience in a vibrant and busy production environment.

Successful applicants will work in all key areas of the business while actively working towards a degree qualification and earning a competitive salary, all without student debt.

The company want their apprentices to gain knowledge and leadership skills that will allow them to deliver future business objectives and ensure excellent product standards.

The Apprenticeship Scheme is for four years and offers the chance to earn an Honours Degree in Business Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, a CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership and full CMI Chartered Manager status – all while undertaking various placements in the business.

Employment at Stateside Foods not only offers a highly competitive salary and comprehensive training but also many benefits which include free gym membership at the USN Bolton Arena. So you’re gaining a fit career for the future while getting fit at the same time!

To find out more about these first-class apprenticeships go to http://www.stateside-foods.co.uk/working-with-us/apprenticeships, or contact the company’s recruitment team on 01942 841200 or email apprenticeships@stateside-foods.co.uk

 

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