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

Casual Duty Manager at the Leigh Sports Village Arena – £10.05/hour

Your primary role will be to ensure the effective, efficient and safe operation of the sports arena and outdoor sports pitches whilst supporting the Senior Duty Manager in satisfying the requirements of Leigh Sports Village Company’s Strategic and Business Plans.

Close partnership working with both professional and amateur clubs will be an integral part of the job.

Previous experience within a similar role is essential along with the possession of a recognised Leisure Management qualification, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent (alternatively candidates must demonstrate an equivalent level of skills and experience).

The position will include evening and weekend work and will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service Check.


To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the position to Justin Cawthra, Leigh Sports Village Company, Leigh Stadium, Sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY or j.cawthra@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.