We are offering over 400 placements nationwide for anyone between 16 and 24 years old currently on Universal Credit.

We will provide a 6 month contract working 25 hours a week at one of our 200 Leisure Centres.

You will be paid national minimum wage and throughout your placement you will gain a number of accredited leisure qualifications that will help start a career in the sport and leisure sector.

Placements Available

Personal Trainer

  • Operations Assistants – covering a mix of national pool lifeguard qualification, level 2 gym instruction, level 1 and 2 swimming teaching, level 2 customer service and level 2 principles of sales
  • Activity Coaches – covering level 2 multi skills development in sport, level 2 coaching sport  as well the option of coaching courses for hockey, netball and gymnastics

You will complete level 2 employability training to support with your future career development as well as having a mentor support you through your work placement.

How do I apply?

Visit your local Job Centre Plus (JCP) Office and ask about vacancies for the Kickstart scheme at a local Everyone Active centre.  If there is a local centre, they will register you and then contact the leisure centre to arrange an interview

We are expecting high levels of interest, so if you are considering a career in the leisure industry, this is a great opportunity for you. Contact your local JCP now to apply and good look with your application.