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General Manager
Carn Brea Leisure Centre
£35,000 - £45,000 pa
Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Cornwall, United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022

General Manager Carn Brea Leisure Centre
Salary range: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Location: Redruth, Cornwall

Carn Brea Leisure Centre

Cornwall’s largest Leisure Centre in the heart of the community. A true community focused facility that seeks to provide good quality affordable leisure facilities across a wide range of activity types and sporting pursuits.

The Carn Brea Vision –  ‘A friendly, well managed and vibrant leisure Centre at the heart of a strong and healthy community’

The Past

Carn Brea Leisure Centre first opened its doors to the public in 1974, and in 2000 the Centre became the County’s first independent Charitable Trust leisure centre following a transfer from Kerrier District Council.

The Present

In the present day the Centre provides sport and leisure facilities to over 600,000 visitors each year, and is consistently recognised as running the most cost effective Leisure Centre in Cornwall and the South West with excellent, motivated and experienced management and staff.
Covid 19
Whilst certainly a challenging period for all and with Leisure provision across many regions being significantly affected, the close knit Carn Brea team have worked hard throughout each stage of restrictions across the opening and closing, abiding by restrictions and endeavouring to give the customer base the best possible experience whilst acting responsibly and indeed with safety in mind. The Management team sought grant funding across a number of platforms to ensure as far as possible stability and sustainability for the Centre’s future and continue to serve the needs of its customers as restrictions were eased.

The Future
The Trust is committed to ensuring that high quality sustainable leisure facilities remain an essential component of the regeneration of the Camborne, Pool, Illogan and Redruth area (CPIR), and the management team are actively pursuing ways in which to ensure the Centre’s future and development.


The General Manager will be responsible for:
* leading the established CBLC team
* taking the reins following a period of interim Management assistance following the COVID pandemic
* working towards a developing and sustainable future
leading and motivating the team to increase revenue, engagement and retention rates
* maintaining excellent customer service, and * exploring opportunities to grow and change the business in line with the directions and expectations of the Trustees.


It is essential that the post holder has the following:

Education, Qualification and Training
* Degree and/or equivalent and appropriate professional qualifications

* Good level of understanding in leisure/leisure management, fitness, community engagement and services.
* Knowledge of key performance indicators, their application and how they can be used to affect improvement
* Good level of understanding of Health and Safety, Employment legislation, financial protocols, management accounts, budgets, cashflow, recruitment and development, conflict resolution and training.

* A strong record of leading the business development, staff management and delivery of successful customer facing services in a relevant environment.
* Managerial experience acquired across a number of settings.
* A proven record of consistently delivering aims and objectives of the business in line with budget and expectations.
* Good track record of creating and managing change to where needed to effect positive outcomes.

To download the full job description and person specification for this position CLICK HERE..

How to apply:

Applications by CV and covering letter can be sent by clicking the 'Apply For This Job' button below.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role before submitting an application or to ask any specific questions regarding the role please email [email protected] and a member of the team will get in touch.

INTERVIEWS ON 9th and/or 10th of February 2022
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