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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


Beauty Therapist

£7.76 per hour
7 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 

Heritage Party Host

£30 per party
Permanent - Zero hours per week
Museum/ Flag Fen

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure is looking for children’s party hosts to join our expanding team.

We pride ourselves in providing great parties at Peterborough Museum and Flag Fen Archaeology Park and demand is growing.  If you want to be part of a creative and dynamic team please keep reading!

Our core audience is children aged 3 to 7 so you will need to be energetic, be able to connect with them and have lots of enthusiasm.

As you will be the person running the show you will need to be confidant, able to work independently, be fun, patient and be able to command children’s attention in big groups. Experience working with children or in drama/entertainment/theatre would be an advantage.

Being able to sing, dance or face paint is a bonus, but not a requirement – we won’t ask you to do this, but the kids would love it!

Full training will be given to the right candidate and ideas or suggestions for improving and expanding our offer is definitely encouraged.

Excellent availability at weekends is essential as parties are offered on both Saturdays and Sundays, but what is most important is reliability and flexibility - if you do not turn up then there will be some very unhappy little ones.

Vivacity prides itself on excellent customer service and we expect our party hosts to have a professional approach at all times.

Being a driver is not necessary but you will need to be able to get to our sites.

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.

If you have skills above and feel you could be the next the next member of our captivating team then please get in touch – send your CV and a short cover letter saying about your experience and why you think you are the one for the position.Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

 

Gym Instructor 

£7.97 Per hour
Permanent - 18 hours per week
Bushfield Leisure Centre

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

 Within this 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 job 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.

Application closing date is Sunday 14th May. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Health Class Instructor 

£18.18 per session
Zero hours per week,  Permanent - Casual                                                                                                

Across all sport sites

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We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual, with good communication skills to plan, organise and lead in the delivery of health and wellbeing programmes this includes GP referral Classes and rehabilitation programmes across the organisation to help prevent or address the issues of health inequalities particularly around physical activity.

This is a permanent casual position on a zero hour contract.

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, stating the exact position you wish to apply for, to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com by Friday 31st March 2017.

Receptionists

£7.58 per hour
Temporary - Zero hours per week
Peterborough Lido

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We are looking for a lively, customer focused receptionist to provide a professional front of house service ensuring all customers and visitors to the facility receive the best possible service in accordance with service standards.

This involves shifts and weekends on a rota basis.

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

 


Brand Marketing Manager

Salary up to £36,000.00
37 hours per week
Central Library

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We are the people behind some of Peterborough’s most popular culture, sports and healthy living services such as Peterborough museum, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Flag Fen to name a few.  We hope you will have enjoyed one of our services at some point when visiting Peterborough, Tripadvisor is a big advocate of our sites ranking us #4, #7 and #14 top places to visit in the region. 

As a charity, we're all about enriching lives and inspiring people through the things we do across culture, sports and healthy living. It’s our aim to champion and influence culture and sports to all of the people in Peterborough and beyond. We have a brilliant brand and there is more we can do to support the growth of our organisation.  We want to bring more people in to experience our services, more often because what we do is great and we want everyone to know it.

Where you fit in…..

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Set up 6 years ago in 2010, Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. We manage many of Peterborough’s most popular culture and leisure facilities for both residents of the city and visitors to Peterborough. Art, heritage, learning, sport and healthy living form the mainstay of our services, with the specific purpose to enrich and inspire lives in partnership with various organisations and stakeholders. We have a small marketing team that supports a large network of services so it is hands on but broad in the day to day activities that you would be involved in.

Working directly into the Marketing director you will champion the direction this brand takes. We want to continue and build on our successful services and build our brand further which is why we're looking for brilliant people to join us.

You will be responsible for delivering a cohesive and consistent brand working closely with the key service area marketeers, developing and managing the strategic direction, creative control and having commercial responsibility across your budget.

You will be involved in a really broad remit across creative involvement - so a good range of experience is important.

What we’re looking for…..

We’re looking to bring in a Brand Manager who is ready to take on more responsibility, be a self starter and to lead on championing the brand within a small Marketing team.

Confident and credible, you’ll have proven brand management experience with a strong understanding of the customer, you’ll live and breathe the market, demonstrated by a track record of finding and unlocking opportunities within a brand.

You’ll be team oriented and able to develop strong relationships, whatever your environment. More than that, you’ll be able to manage and lead, inspiring and challenging your peers to go the extra mile.

The role is based in the Central Library, Peterborough and it's a really easy location to get to.

This is a permanent position. 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, stating the exact position you wish to apply for to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.co

 

 

 

Duty Manager - Key Theatre

£17,169 per annum
Part-time Permanent - 20 hours to include Evenings, Weekends and Bank Holidays
Key Theatre

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*Part-time permanent – Various contracts available from 5hrs to 20hrs to include Evenings, Weekends and Bank Holidays*

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

As Duty Manager at the Theatre, you will be part of a team who manage the front of house and bar/catering operation to a high level of efficiency and customer care. You will be responsible for ensuring the safety of staff and Theatre users, as well as the security and cleanliness of a public building during front of house operations.  This post requires late night working and has key holder responsibilities.  Our ideal applicant would have experience of working in a customer facing role i.e. hotel, pub, theatre/entertainment venue and be available to provide shift cover during evenings, weekends, bank holidays, occasional day times as part of a rota. Experience of staff management/supervision is essential.  

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.

 

Centre Assistant (Lifeguard)

£15,375 - £15,807
Permanent -37 hours per week

Vivacity Premier Fitness  

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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

Catering Assistants

£7.76 per hour
Temporary - Zero hours per week
Peterborough Lido

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We are looking for someone who is friendly, hardworking and thrives in a fast-paced environment to join our team at Peterborough Lido.

 

You will possess excellent communication skills and have a warm and approachable manner.  You will provide a professional service at all times ensuring all visitors receive the best possible service in accordance with our high standards.

You must be flexible and able to work under pressure.  Our ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy catering environment and have food preparation in addition to serving experience.  A food hygiene qualification would be an advantage as would cash handling 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

 

Centre Assistants 

£7.76 per hour
Temporary - Zero hours per week
Peterborough Lido

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate. 

We are looking for a number of lifeguards to cover a variety of hours from part time to full time.

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, stating the amount of hours you are willing to work, to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

 

Sports Assistant 

£7.76 per hour
0 hours per week 
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

Swim Academy Assistant  

£10,477.70 -25 hours per week
Permanent
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.

 

Supervisors -Sports

£8.04 per hour
Temporary - Zero hours per week
Peterborough Lido

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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

 

Lifeguard

£14,975 - £15,507
Permanent -0- 37 hours per week

Jack Hunt Pool and Gym

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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, stating the amount of hours you are willing to work, to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com.


Sports Coaching & Dance Instructor

£7.52 - £15.47 per hour
0 hours per week

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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, Club Viva Holiday 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.

Maintenance Assistant

£16,481-£17,891 per annum
Permanent - 37 hours per week
Sports & Health Living 

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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.

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

Basketball Coach - Disability

£13.32 Per hour
0 hours per week
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.

Centre Assistant (Lifeguard)

£7.76 Per hour
Permanent - 7 hours per week
Vivacity Premier Fitness  

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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

Swimming Teachers  

£11.27 Per hour
Permanent, 0 hours per week
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.