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Hartlepool Borough Council - Public Health Department - Sport & Recreation


Band 12 £31,846 - £34,746 pa

REF: SR-102203

Permanent - 37 hpw

This post is subject to safer recruitment measures; therefore please ensure a safer recruitment application form is completed.

At Hartlepool Borough Council, we have a strong commitment towards sport and physical activity, recognising the value and benefits of providing good participation opportunities to all people in our community.

We now have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join our Sport & Recreation service as Manager of Carlton, our residential Outdoor Centre based in North Yorkshire. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager with organisational skills as well as entrepreneurial/commercial flair who will be responsible for maximising the business potential of this operation.

Reporting to the Sport & Physical Activity Manager, you will be primarily responsible for the management of the Centre developing and delivering a broad spectrum of participation opportunities. With previous experience of the delivery of outdoor activity services and facilities, you will have good staff and budgetary management skills and the ability to prioritise workload and work within a fast paced environment.

Excellent interpersonal, strong leadership and team building skills are also required and the ability to support and motivate staff and colleagues towards meeting objectives through sound management. Applicants should be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a sport, recreation or outdoor education related field, hold a range of outdoor activity coaching qualifications and have demonstrable experience and knowledge of legislation applicable to the delivery of outdoor activity services. You will need to be flexible, dedicated and prepared to work occasional unsociable hours.

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to safer recruitment measures, including a DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Pat Usher, Head of Sport and Recreation on (01429) 523416. 

Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer & Workforce Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Tel  01429 523331, Email address: or apply online at

Closing date: Friday 13th March 2015 12noon


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