Groundsperson (full-time)
Salary £18,584

Leigh Sports Village is a pioneering multi-sector development and is the biggest investment in public sports, recreation and education facilities in the Wigan Borough for many years and has transformed Leigh into one of the finest hubs of activity in the North West.

The 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 arena and 3G floodlit artificial and grass sports pitches, athletics stadium and covered sprinting area, sports centre and swimming pool, sixth form college, high quality hotel, retail outlets, pub and a 12,000 capacity stadium.

The post will assist the grounds maintenance team to ensure that the services and facilities within the Village operate effectively, efficiently and safely, ultimately providing the users of the Village with quality leisure experience.

It is essential that candidates have a Level 2 qualification in Horticulture / Sports Turf or equivalent and previous experience in a similar field of work.

Candidates must also possess a full driving license.

Successful candidates will also need to be highly motivated, possess excellent communication and people skills, be able to work under your own initiative and also as a member of a team.

The position will include bank holiday, evening and weekend work.


To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the position to Hayley Parker at Leigh Sports Village Company, Leigh Stadium, Sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY or e-mail to

For more information about these exciting career opportunities and a full job description please email James Ditchfield – Operations Director on