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 Women 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.

Leigh Sports Village is a host venue for the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 and the Rugby League World Cup 2021.

Current vacancies

Deputy Safety Officer

In advance of Leigh Centurions’ Super League season and the forthcoming major events, Leigh Sports Village Company is looking to appoint a full-time Deputy Safety Officer to deputise and assist the Safety & Security Officer, ensuring the safety of staff and visitors to the Sports Village on both match day and non-match day in accordance with the General Safety Certificate, Safety Policy Statement and Health and Safety Policy.

The successful candidate must possess a NVQ Level 4 in Spectator Safety Management or alternatively demonstrate an equivalent level of skills and experience (it is a requirement of the post to gain this qualification as part of your ongoing training), be fully conversant with the requirements of the ‘Green Guide’ to Safety at Sports Grounds and have a sound knowledge of health and safety legislation and policy.

You will need to be highly motivated, have excellent communication and people skills, be able to work under your own initiative and also as part of a team.

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

CLOSING DATE SUNDAY 31ST JANUARY 2021

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 hayley.parker@leighsportsvillage.co.uk

For more information and a copy of the full job description please e-mail Stuart Knowles on s.knowles@leighsportsvillage.co.uk


Maintenance Assistant (full-time)

Salary £18,584

Your primary role will be to assist the Facilities Manager in the development, production and implementation of planned preventative maintenance programmes along with the general repair and maintenance of properties. You will also be expected to deal with day-to-day operational issues across site.

3 years previous experience within a similar role is essential, whilst a formal trade qualification is desirable.

You will be required to work Bank Holidays, evenings and weekends.

CLOSING DATE SUNDAY 7th FEBRUARY 2021

To apply for the position, email your CV along with a covering letter explaining which position you are applying for and why you would be suitable for the position to Hayley Parker at Hayley.Parker@leighsportsvillage.co.uk

For more information about the position and a copy of the full job description please e-mail Martin Knox on Martin.Knox@leighsportsvillage.co.uk


Operations Assistant (full-time)

Salary £16,777

Your primary role will be to assist both the maintenance and grounds maintenance teams to ensure that services and facilities within the Village operate effectively, efficiently and safely, ultimately providing the users of the Village with quality leisure experience.

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

You will be required to work Bank Holidays, evenings and weekends.

CLOSING DATE SUNDAY 7th FEBRUARY 2021

To apply for the position, email your CV along with a covering letter explaining which position you are applying for and why you would be suitable for the position to Hayley Parker at Hayley.Parker@leighsportsvillage.co.uk

For more information about the position and a copy of the full job description please e-mail Martin Knox on Martin.Knox@leighsportsvillage.co.uk


Casual Recreation Assistants at the Leigh Sports Village Arena

The primary role will be to assist in the operation of the Sports Arena, ensuring an efficient and safe operation of the facility. This will include the erection and dismantling of sports equipment, cleaning duties and to assist with reception duties.

We seek people who preferably have previous experience within a sport and leisure related field with an ambition to bring the benefits and enjoyment of sports and leisure to the community as a whole.

Coaching experience is preferred to help with the delivery of our holiday activity programme.

Successful candidates will also need to be highly motivated, have excellent communication and people skills, be able to work under their own initiative and also as a member of a team. Candidates need to be a minimum of 18 years or older.

To apply or further information please contact Graham Lowe – g.lowe@leighsportsvillage.co.uk


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 Stuart Knowles on s.knowles@leighsportsvillage.co.uk or call on 01942 487822 to arrange an interview or request further information.