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 was a host venue for the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 and the Rugby League World Cup 2021.

Current Vacancies

CASUAL Site Support Assistant, Pennington Flash Country Park
Salary: £10.42 per hour, rising to £11.44 per hour plus holiday pay

Your will work as part of a team to deliver services and facilities within Pennington Flash that operate effectively, efficiently, and safely, ultimately providing the users of Pennington Flash with a quality leisure experience. Working with public, private, and voluntary organisations such as Commercial Partner agencies, Suppliers of products/services, Contractors, and Volunteers to support the operation of the Parks attractions and amenities. Including the maintenance of the attractions, car parks and other visitor amenities and ensuring that the site is secure, including opening and closing the site daily (Including park attractions) and for opening and closing of car park pay stations.

Day-to-day you will assist the Visitors Centre team when required, including attending to the needs of park visitors. Assist in the delivery of events & activity, including event build and de-rig. Ensuring the Children’s Play area, Golf course, Pathways & Highways are maintained and ensure it is a clean environment for visitors, including park cleaning and clearing, general painting and decorating, emptying of bins and litter picking.
Experience of maintenance or grounds maintenance work and experience working with the general public and competent in first aid and attending incidents when required.
Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation, First Aid at Work (within 3 months) and a min of 3 GCSE’s, Manual handling training, a valid driving license are desirable but not a requirement. The necessary training will be given to help you support the delivery of facilities and operations on site.

This post includes bank holidays, evenings and weekends shifts.

For an application form please email Samantha.bibby@leighsportsvillage.co.uk

Closing date for completed application forms is Friday 16th February.


Assistant Café Manager

The Hide Café at Pennington Flash Nature Reserve are currently recruiting for an experienced Assistant Café Manager.

Reporting to the Café Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the consistency of great customer service, the training of all staff and assisting the Café Manager in developing this new Café into a destination venue.

You will have had at least 2 years experience in a similar position and will have your own transport.

To apply and receive a full job description please email your covering letter and CV to s.valentine@leighsportsvillage.co.uk


Café Assistants

The Hide Café at Pennington Flash Nature Reserve are currently recruiting for experienced barista and café staff.

If you have great customer service skills and experience within a cafe/ barista operation, you could be who we are looking for, to join our cafe team.

To apply please email your CV and covering email to s.valentine1@leighsportsvillage.co.uk


Part Time Bar Staff

We are currently recruiting for part time bar staff to work on both match days and non-match day events. If you have great customer service skills, you could be what we are looking for to join our catering team.

The casual roles we have available will suit a variety of people and whilst previous experience in hospitality or public catering would be an advantage, it is not essential for the person with the right qualities, as full training will be given. Due to licensing laws, we can only accept applications from those aged 18 or over.

To apply please email your CV and covering email to enquiries@leighsportsvillage.co.uk


Casual Catering Staff Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for a variety of catering positions. If you have great customer service skills, you could be what we are looking for to join our catering team.

The casual roles we have available will suit a variety of people and whilst previous experience in hospitality or public catering would be an advantage, it is not essential for the person with the right qualities, as full training will be given. Due to licensing laws, we can only accept applications from those aged 18 or over.

Roles are available for catering assistants, including hospitality bar staff and public catering staff, on a casual basis with hours varying weekly.

If you are interested pleased send your CV, indicating which role you are applying for to enquiries@leighsportsvillage.co.uk