Leigh Sports Village provides state of the art facilities for sport, education, physical activity, health, leisure and culture and serves the local community and the region as a whole, and includes: sports pavilion and floodlit grass and 3G artificial sports pitches, athletics stadium, sports centre, sixth-form college, high quality hotel, retail outlets, bars, restaurants and a 12,000 capacity stadium.

The stadium is a multi-million pound complex with state of the art high quality facilities and is the home for Leigh Centurions, Manchester United Womens and Manchester United U23s. The Stadium also hosts a number of events which have included rugby league international matches, Championship Finals Day, and was a venue for the Rugby League World Cup 2013. Elton John and Lionel Richie have also both performed hugely successful concerts.

Current vacancies

Head Chef

Leigh Sports Village Company is seeking a Head Chef to join the management team, who will be responsible for the planning, production and innovation of all food related aspects of the match day and non-match day experience at the stadium, whilst performing duty management responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be required to take full responsibility for kitchen rotas, recruitment and training of kitchen and public catering food staff, kitchen hygiene and food safety, whilst delivering flexible and varied menus to suit the needs of the business.

This is an ideal opportunity for an existing Head Chef or Sous Chef looking to enhance their career.

Previous stadium catering is an advantage, however applicants should have had at least experience of high volume catering.

You will need to be highly motivated, possess excellent communication and people skills, be able to work under own initiative and as a member of the management team.

We offer a competitive salary range for the position, the starting point of which is negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing Date:  Sunday 17th March 2019

To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter detailing current position held including salary/grade and explaining why you would be suitable for the position to Gareth Hardcastle, General Catering Manager, Leigh Sports Village Company, Leigh Stadium, Sale Way, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 4JY or g.hardcastle@leighsportsvillage.co.uk 


Hospitality and catering staff

We are currently looking for staff to join our catering team. We need food service staff, bar staff (minimum age of 18), Kitchen porters and public catering match day staff (minimum age 18). We can offer shifts on both match days and non-match days, with both daytime and/or evening shifts available.

If you have an outgoing personality, are able to work under pressure and have excellent customer care skills, you could be the person we are looking for.

If you are interested please send a covering email, along with an up to date CV to enquiries@leighsportsvillage.co.uk using “Catering Jobs” in the subject title.


Safety Stewards, Turnstile Operatives and Corporate Hospitality Stewards

Leigh Sports Village Limited are looking for enthusiastic individuals who appreciate the need for good customer care to join our Safety operation.

No previous experience is required and training will be given.

If you feel these roles are for you, please contact Sue Kilroy on s.kilroy@leighsportsvillage.co.uk or call on 01942 487822 to arrange an interview or request further information.