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 2021 and the Rugby League World Cup 2021.

Current vacancies

Groundsperson (37hrs, £18,584)

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 a 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 their own initiative and also as a member of a team.

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

For more information and a full job description please e-mail James Ditchfield, Operations Director

To apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the position to Emma Carter, Leigh Sports Village Co, Leigh Stadium, Sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY or e-mail e.carter@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 Sue Kilroy on s.kilroy@leighsportsvillage.co.uk or call on 01942 487822 to arrange an interview or request further information.