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

Duty Manager- Full-time – 37hrs/week- Youth Enterprise Hub

Salary £20,307 – £22,904

This year will see the opening of a brand new purpose built facility for young people and adults within the local community. This will offer exciting opportunities for sport, health and wellbeing, entrepreneurship, creative and social activities.

Your primary role will be to ensure the effective, efficient and safe operation of the youth enterprise hub whilst supporting the management in satisfying the requirements of Leigh Sports Village Company’s Strategic and Business Plans.

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 Angela Pitchford, Leigh Sports Village Company, Leigh Stadium, Sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY or Angela.Pitchford@leighsportsvillage.co.uk

Café Supervisor/Manager, Pennington Flash Country Park

Salary TBC, 40 hours per week/Part Time availability salary to be pro rata

The primary role is to manage the team within the Hub Café at Pennington Flash responsible for preparing and serving refreshments such as hot and cold drinks with light lunch options. Reporting to the Commercial and Sales Director you will be accountable for guest experience and team development both in the front and back of house.

Responsible to the LSV catering team, the post holder will have supervisory responsibility for Front of House/Café Assistant and making day to day decisions managing services, on shift staff and facilities within the cafe to ensure the efficient and safe operation.

You must have previous experience of management within the hospitality industry or within a similar role and experience of running a busy cafe facility.

Essential qualifications are 5 GCSE’s (mathematics required), a Food Safety Level 2 certificate, a valid driving licence and First Aid at work (to be completed within 3 months of start date). Food Safety Level 3 certificate and business management qualifications would be desirable.

To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the position to Melissa Patten

Front of House / Café Assistant, Pennington Flash Country Park

£18,275-£18,500 plus pension (40 hours per week/ Part Time availability salary to be pro rata)

The primary role will be to work as part of a team within the Hub Café at Pennington Flash preparing and serving refreshments such as hot and cold drinks with light lunch options operating effectively, efficiently, and safely, ultimately providing the users of Pennington Flash with a quality experience.

Responsible to the Café Manager / Supervisor, the post holder will be expected to work under their own initiative and also as part of a team.

You will be expected to support the operation of the Café alongside the Café supervisor and Manager, working as a team with other Café Assistants taking customer orders preparing and serving food and drinks. You will provide excellent customer service and high levels of professional conduct and operate as part of the team responsible for counting and dealing with monies taken at the café.

In the absence of the Café Supervisor, be prepared to take on additional responsibilities for café operations along with other similar duties as and when required. You must comply with Food allergens and Health & Safety policies and regulations, ensuring they are always adhered to.

It is essential that you have previous experience working with the general public or within a similar role, and ideally will have a knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation along with knowledge of cooking for customers with allergens and experience working as a café barista/assistant.

A minimum of 3 GCSE’s (mathematics required) and a Food Safety Level 2 certificate are essential.

To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the position to Melissa Patten

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 Lily Flockhart – lily.flockhart@leighsportsvillage.co.uk

Safety Stewards 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 Graham Brennan on graham.brennan@leighsportsvillage.co.uk or call on 01942 487822 to arrange an interview or request further information.