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Vivacity offers a dynamic working environment and a wide range of roles across the leisure and culture industries.

So if you’re interested in a role within libraries, the arts, heritage or sports and healthy living, or at our Head Office browse our current vacancies below or register your interest for future openings.

Join us at Vivacity and work with a great team!

Work For Us

From lifeguard positions at our swimming pools to library assistants, positions in our head office and administration departments – each position comes with a generous benefits package that includes:

  • contributory pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • free gym membership (excluding zero hours employees)
  • employee support service
  • flexi-time

Register your interest

If you don’t see a role that meets your experience, then we welcome speculative applications.

You can register your interest by emailing recruitment@vivacity.org with your CV and details of the roles you would be interested in, or complete the form on this page.

Current Vacancies

Our list of current vacancies is below.

To apply, either complete the form on this page or send your CV and letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@vivacity.org

CURRENT VACANCIES

Marketing Manager - Sports (Maternity Cover)

Marketing - Central Library

£30,756 - £34,106 per annum

Full Time- 37 hours per week

Temporary Position until February 2020

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Do you love sports and healthy living? Are you passionate about sharing with all audiences across the city all the best solutions for sports, health and well-being?

 

Well, Vivacity are the people behind some of Peterborough’s most popular culture, sports and healthy living services such as Peterborough museum, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Flag Fen to name a few.  We hope you will have enjoyed one of our services at some point when visiting Peterborough, Tripadvisor is a big advocate of our sites ranking us #4, #7 and #14 top places to visit in the region. 

 

As a charity, we're all about enriching lives and inspiring people through the things we do across culture, sports and healthy living. We have a brilliant brand and there is more we can do to support the growth of our organisation.  We want to bring more people in to experience our services, more often because what we do is great and we want everyone to know it.

 

Where you fit in…..

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Set up 8 years ago in 2010, Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status.

Working directly into the Marketing Director, for a fixed period as maternity cover, you will be responsible for raising awareness and attracting people across the city to our sports service. The role is varied across the Marketing mix and offers scope to be involved in lots of initiatives to deliver more people, more often into the service. Working in collaboration with the rest of the Marketing team to find synergies to share what’s on at Vivacity to more people in the city and surrounding areas. You will be responsible for the management of one direct report and for collaborative working with the Sports service.

 

What we’re looking for…..

 

We require an experienced Marketer to take on this important role in the team as a maternity cover. 

 

Ideal experience would include a minimum of 6-8 years marketing experience, ideally with experience within a culture or leisure environment.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Closing date for all applications will be 12pm 23rd October 2018

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

 

 

Families Activator 

Sports - All Sites

£21,074 - £23,866

Full Time- 37 hours per week

3 year Grant funded Project to encourage and support families to become active together. 

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We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join the Sports Development Team at Vivacity. This post will work closely with Public Health, Living Sport, Peterborough City Council, Schools and Community Groups to develop and deliver a programme of fun free physical activities for children and families most in need.  
The post holder will be responsible for the development and implementation of the project across Peterborough. 
To apply please send your CV and Covering Letter to recruitment@vivacity.org
Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Receptionist  

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness

£8.5498 - £8.6845 per hour
Various hours available- to be discussed at interview

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a dedicated Receptionist to join their team at Vivacity Premier Fitness.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

General Manager   

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£34,106 - £38,052 per annum
37 hours per week 

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Vivacity is an independent, not for profit organisation managing many of Peterborough’s most popular culture and leisure facilities.

Our mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through culture, sport and healthy living.

Vivacity Premier Fitness is the largest of our 6 gyms and serves the needs of circa 5,000 members. Launched in 2014 the centre has achieved unprecedented success and in both 2017 and 2018 was further developed to support continued membership growth. The service provided represents our premium offer and requires a high performing General Manager to drive continued success.

The centre features 170 gym stations, three dance, exercise and spin studios offering over 100 fitness classes every week, consultation rooms, 25 metre swimming pool, sauna & steam rooms, beauty treatment salon, café and relaxation area.

The ideal General Manager will be highly experienced and have a proven track record in the successful management of leisure facilities or similar offer and provision of outstanding customer centric services. You will be a self-motivated, customer focused, inspirational leader who will consistently contribute to our can do culture by driving your team to be passionate high performers. Able to demonstrate best practice with a willingness to share knowledge and experience together with the ability to innovate, adapt and be creative is equally essential.

Your strong business acumen, customer service ethic and eye for detail will be complemented with demonstrable experience of leading and inspiring staff to ensure that all activities stimulate and promote participation to ensure the service achieves its performance targets.

You will be a great communicator with excellent interpersonal and people management skills, comfortable collaborating with colleagues and customers and highly visible with a hands on approach.

As a team player you will contribute more widely to the effective delivery of a comprehensive sport and healthy living service as a member of the departmental management team.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Beauty Therapist  

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£8.68- £8.81 per hour  
7 hours per week  

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We are looking for client-focused, enthusiastic individuals, with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, with the ability to not only deliver excellent customer service, and treatments but also show great influencing skills delivering a range of beauty treatments and preferably experience of using dermalogica products.

We would like you to come with a minimum of 2 years beauty experience, you should be confident in a variety of treatments and have good knowledge of the human body.

Qualifications required:

 NVQ/SVQ levels 1 – 3 in beauty therapy

NVQ /SVQ Level 3 in Spa Therapy

BTEC/SQA National Certificate / Diploma in Beauty Therapy Sciences

ITEC Diploma for beauty specialists

VTCT Certificate/ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

BTEC HNC/HND in Beauty Therapy Sciences

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Sports Assistant/ Leader/ Coach/ Instructor   

Sports - Vivacity Sports Development 

£8.49/£8.81/£13.72/£15.94 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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Do you have a passion for Sports Coaching and / or Dance Instruction?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team delivering a variety of amazing programmes including our Disability Sports Clubs, Holiday Activity Clubs, Primary & Secondary School Sports Provision plus many others? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality and knowledgeable sports, dance, health & fitness activities
  • Registration and administration of each participant
  • Money collection and recording
  • Be responsible for small and large groups of children, young people & adults with and without disabilities
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

 Before applying for the role of Sports Coach and / or Dance Instructor it is essential to have the following: 

  • National Governing Body Level 1 or above qualifications
  • Experience of delivering sports and / or dance in school & community settings

 It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Higher Education Degree in Sports Coaching or similar
  • Clean and full driving licence

Activities are based at various locations across the city and transport is essential for this role, mileage is available along with other benefits comprising of discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard

Sports- St Georges Hydrotherapy Pool

£16,755 - £17,007 per annum (pro rata)
Part time - 23.5 hours per week

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Basketball Coach - Disability   

Sports - Vivacity Sports Development

£13.72 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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Do you have a passion for Basketball and creating an inclusive environment?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team on an amazing opportunity to develop disability basketball within the city? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality adaptable basketball sessions.
  • Use a range of communication methods during sessions.
  • Be responsible for the group during sessions and matches.
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

Before applying for the role it is essential to have the following:

  • Basketball England Level 2 Coaching Qualification or currently working towards this level.
  • Experience of delivering sports to children and adults with disabilities

It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Clean and full driving licence

Mileage is available along with other benefits like discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

 

Health Class Instructor  

Sports 

£18.36 per class   
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week)   

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for experienced Health Class Instructors to plan, organise and lead in the delivery of health and wellbeing programmes - including rehabilitation programmes - across the organisation. 

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Minimum of 1 year delivering to special populations
  • Experience of working in a health or social care setting
  • Relevant degree
  • GP Referral
  • BACPR (or willingness to take this qualification)
  • Level 3 or 4 REPS
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Up to date first aid qualification

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Swimming Teacher  

Sports - All Swimming Pool Sites

£11.61 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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We are looking for experienced, fully qualified ASA swimming teachers to join our team.

Parent and child qualification would be desirable.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter ro recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Catering Assistant 

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£16,755- £17,007 per annum  (pro rata)
Part Time - 8/18 hours per week  

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join their team at Vivacity Premier Fitness.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre

£16,755- £17,007 per annum

Full Time - 37 hours per week

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Gym Assistant  

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre

£16,755 - £17,007 per annum (pro rata)

Part Time- 32 hours per week  

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a dedicated Gym Assistant to join their team at Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Supervisor

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre

£17,007 - £17,681 per annum

Full Time- 37 hours per week

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre

£8.68 - £8.81 per hour
Various flexible and part-time contracts available

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£16,755- £17,007 per annum  (pro rata)
7/14 hours per week  

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.