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Vivacity offers a dynamic working environment and a wide range of roles across the leisure and culture industries.

So if you’re interested in a role within libraries, the arts, heritage or sports and healthy living, or at our Head Office browse our current vacancies below or register your interest for future openings.

Join us at Vivacity and work with a great team!

Work For Us

From lifeguard positions at our swimming pools to library assistants, positions in our head office and administration departments – each position comes with a generous benefits package that includes:

  • contributory pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • free gym membership (excluding zero hours employees)
  • employee support service
  • flexi-time

Register your interest

If you don’t see a role that meets your experience, then we welcome speculative applications.

You can register your interest by emailing recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com with your CV and details of the roles you would be interested in, or complete the form on this page.

Current Vacancies

Our list of current vacancies is below.

To apply, either complete the form on this page or send your CV and letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

CURRENT VACANCIES

Supervisor 

£15,807 - 16,781
37 hours per week  
Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre 

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Vivacity is looking for a Supervisor to be responsible for ensuring the safety of all staff and customers as well as the security of a public building, ensuring it is cleaned to the highest standard possible.

As part of the role you will be required to undertake key holding duties, cash handling duties, working with various information management systems and to carry out lifeguarding, cleaning and any other duties required for the operation of the service.

You must hold a current NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Pools).

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

Supervisor 

£15,807 - £16,781
37 hours per week  
Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre 

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Vivacity is looking for a Supervisor to be responsible for ensuring the safety of all staff and customers as well as the security of a public building, ensuring it is cleaned to the highest standard possible.

As part of the role you will be required to undertake key holding duties, cash handling duties, working with various information management systems and to carry out lifeguarding, cleaning and any other duties required for the operation of the service.

You must hold a current NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Pools).

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

Gym Instructor 

£15,375 - £15,807 Pro rata
30 hours per week  
Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre 

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We are looking for self-motivated, proactive and flexible individuals to join our team of Gym Instructors to assist in the efficient and safe operation and supervision at our Vivacity facilities.

Within this Gym Instructor role you will provide excellent customer service and deliver inductions/programmes as set out in the Vivacity Voyage scheme ensuring the safety and well-being of customers at all times. You will also carry out gym and equipment cleaning tasks in accordance with normal operating procedures.

We are looking for applicants who hold a minimum Level 2 fitness instructor qualification, first aid trained and who hold Reps level 2. Level 3 Exercise Referral and Level 3 Personal Trainer are desirable within this Gym Instructor role.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

Basketball Coach - Disability

£13.32 Per hour
Zero hours 
Hampton Library and Leisure Centre

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Do you have a passion for Basketball and creating an inclusive environment?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team on an amazing opportunity to develop disability basketball within the city? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality adaptable basketball sessions.
  • Use a range of communication methods during sessions.
  • Be responsible for the group during sessions and matches.
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

Before applying for the role it is essential to have the following:

  • Basketball England Level 2 Coaching Qualification or currently working towards this level.
  • Experience of delivering sports to children and adults with disabilities

It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Clean and full driving licence

Mileage is available along with other benefits like discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a DBS Check at Enhanced Level.

To apply please send your CV and a covering email to Matt Taylor on matt.taylor@vivacity-peterborough.com or call 01733 863783 for more information.

Sports Assistant Football

£7.76 per hour
Zero hours 
Permanent

Werrington Leisure Centre

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure’s Sports Development Team are looking for fully qualified individuals to help with delivery of our city wide sports programmes which include disability sports, in-school PPA delivery, after-school clubs, community programmes and weekend FUNdamental sessions.

Vivacity is looking for individuals who are qualified with a Level 3 Sports Leadership Award OR hold a Level 2 National Governing Body Coaching qualification with a Level 1/2 Sports Leadership Award. It is desirable if you have valid Vulnerable Adult & Safeguarding Children and Emergency First Aid certifications.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Restaurant Manager  

£12.13 per hour
Temporary - 25 hours per week 
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre theatre dining for up to 100 guests.   

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for a Restaurant Manager who is friendly, hardworking, shares our values and thrives in a fast-paced environment

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will set high standards of professional service at all times within your team ensuring all customers receive the best possible experience in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience and success in working in a busy catering environment and have food preparation in addition to front of house management experience.     

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Head Chef  

£10.71 per hour
Temporary - 37 hours per week 
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre theatre dining for up to 100 guests.  

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for a Head Chef who is friendly, hardworking, shares our values and thrives in a fast-paced environment

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will set high standards of professional service at all times within your team ensuring all guests receive the best possible experience in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience and success in working in a busy catering environment and managing a small team of chefs & Kitchen personnel.     

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

 

Restaurant Assistants 

£7.97 per hour
Temporary - 0 hours per week 
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre theatre dining for up to 100 guests.  

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for Restaurant Assistants who are friendly, hardworking and who share our values and thrive in a fast-paced environment

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will pride yourself in having high standards of professionalism at all times and will support your colleagues and the team ensuring that all customers receive the best possible experience in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in working in an restaurant environment.     

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Beauty Therapist 

£15,375
37 hours per week  
Vivacity Premier Fitness 

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We are looking for client focused, enthusiastic individuals, with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, with the ability to not only deliver excellent customer service, and treatments but also show great influencing skills delivering a range of beauty treatments and preferably experience of using dermalogica products.

We would like you to come with a minimum of 2 years beauty experience, you should be confident in a variety of treatments and have good knowledge of the human body.

Qualifications required:

 NVQ/SVQ levels 1 – 3 in beauty therapy

NVQ /SVQ Level 3 in Spa Therapy

BTEC/SQA National Certificate / Diploma in Beauty Therapy Sciences

ITEC Diploma for beauty specialists

VTCT Certificate/ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

BTEC HNC/HND in Beauty Therapy Sciences

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

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Outreach and Education Officer  

£18,070 - £20,661 pro rata
22.5 hours per week - Temporary for 2 years 
Archives - Central Library Peterborough 

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a dedicated Outreach and Education Officer to join their Archives Team.

The main goals are to create and deliver an engagement strategy for the Archives Service in order to develop a larger and more diverse audience to Peterborough's Archives.

This will also include developing and delivering a schools programme.

Please download the job description for further information. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

Gym Instructor 

£15,375 - £15,807 Pro rata
24 hours per week  
Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre  

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We are looking for self-motivated, proactive and flexible individuals to join our team of Gym Instructors to assist in the efficient and safe operation and supervision at our Vivacity facilities.

Within this Gym Instructor role you will provide excellent customer service and deliver inductions/programmes as set out in the Vivacity Voyage scheme ensuring the safety and well-being of customers at all times. You will also carry out gym and equipment cleaning tasks in accordance with normal operating procedures.

We are looking for applicants who hold a minimum Level 2 fitness instructor qualification, first aid trained and who hold Reps level 2. Level 3 Exercise Referral and Level 3 Personal Trainer are desirable within this Gym Instructor role.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

Gym Instructor 

£15,375 - £15,807 Pro rata
27 hours per week  
Vivacity Premier Fitness  

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We are looking for self-motivated, proactive and flexible individuals to join our team of Gym Instructors to assist in the efficient and safe operation and supervision at our Vivacity facilities.

Within this Gym Instructor role you will provide excellent customer service and deliver inductions/programmes as set out in the Vivacity Voyage scheme ensuring the safety and well-being of customers at all times. You will also carry out gym and equipment cleaning tasks in accordance with normal operating procedures.

We are looking for applicants who hold a minimum Level 2 fitness instructor qualification, first aid trained and who hold Reps level 2. Level 3 Exercise Referral and Level 3 Personal Trainer are desirable within this Gym Instructor role.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

Centre Assistant (Lifeguard)

£7.97 per hour
24 hours per week  
Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre 

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com 

Maintenance Assistant 

£16,781-£18,070 per annum
Permanent - 37 hours per week
Vivacity Premier Fitness 

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We are looking for a self-motivated individual with the desire and commitment to provide a quality service to customers who has a methodical approach to work.

The individual will need good interpersonal and verbal communication skills, to assist the Maintenance Manager in the safe and effective operation of plant and machinery ensuring optimum conditions are maintained and to carry out planned maintenance tasks to ensure the facilities remain fit for purpose and attractive to customers and users of the facilities.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropria

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the exact job you wish to apply for, to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Swimming Teachers  

£11.38 Per hour
Permanent, Zero hours
Regional Swim & Fitness Centre/Jack Hunt Pool and Gym/Vivacity Premier Fitness 

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We are looking for experienced, fully qualified ASA swimming teachers to join our team.

 Parent and child qualification would be desirable.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter  to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com.


Sports Coaching & Dance Instructor

£7.52 - £15.47 per hour
Zero hours

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Do you have a passion for Sports Coaching and / or Dance Instruction?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team delivering a variety of amazing programmes including our Disability Sports Clubs, Holiday Activity Clubs, Primary & Secondary School Sports Provision plus many others? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality and knowledgeable sports, dance, health & fitness activities
  • Registration and administration of each participant
  • Money collection and recording
  • Be responsible for small and large groups of children, young people & adults with and without disabilities
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

 Before applying for the role of Sports Coach and / or Dance Instructor it is essential to have the following: 

  • National Governing Body Level 1 or above qualifications
  • Experience of delivering sports and / or dance in school & community settings

 It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Higher Education Degree in Sports Coaching or similar
  • Clean and full driving licence

Activities are based at various locations across the city and transport is essential for this role, mileage is available along with other benefits comprising of discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a DBS Check at Enhanced Level.

To apply please send your CV and a covering email to Sean Hackett on sean.hackett@vivacity-peterborough.com or call 01733 863760 for more information.

Restaurant Supervisor 

£8.19 per hour
Temporary - 0 hours per week 
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre theatre dining for up to 100 guests.  

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for a Restaurant Supervisor who is friendly, hardworking and who share our values and thrives in a fast-paced environment

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will set high standards of professional service at all times within your team ensuring all customers receive the best possible experience in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience and success in working in and overseeing a catering environment and managing a small team of front of house staff.     

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Restaurant Chef 

£8.70 per hour
Temporary - up to 20 hours per week 
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is one of East Anglia’s leading live entertainment venues, welcoming over 60,000 customers through its doors every year. With an eclectic programme, we feature a popular array of top quality music, drama, comedy, dance, family shows, films, one night events and a world class pantomime! The theatre is regarded as a landmark in Peterborough and is seen as an integral part of the community. Within the Key we have the Riverside Restaurant which offers pre theatre dining for up to 100 guests.  

We are very excited to announce that Vivacity will be taking over the management of the Riverside Restaurant, and we are now looking for Restaurant Chefs who are friendly, hardworking and who share our values and thrive in a fast-paced environment

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will pride yourself in having high standards of professionalism at all times and will support your colleagues and the team ensuring that all customers receive the best possible experience in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in working in a kitchen for a casual dining concept restaurant.   

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Casual Front of House Assistant

£7.78 per hour
Permanent - Zero hours 
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is Peterborough’s leading theatre presenting a varied, year-round programme of plays, musicals, concerts, pantomime, comedy and other attractions.  The Theatre is operated by Vivacity Culture and Leisure who manage many venues as well as festivals throughout Peterborough.

Vivacity is looking for a dynamic individual to join the Theatre’s front of house team.  You will assist in the delivery of high quality customer service through bar and catering provision, plus usher responsibilities.  In doing so you will ensure our patrons receive an excellent visitor experience. 

Our ideal applicant will have worked in a pub, theatre, coffee house or entertainment venue and be available to work some evenings, weekends, daytimes on an agreed rota basis.  It is essential that you are a team player and possess a ‘can do’ attitude.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com