Apprenticeships Opportunities 2023

We recruited our first apprentices in 2015 and since then have employed 53 people in a diverse range of roles. The majority of our apprentices are still with us, including some who have started their progression into management roles or are delivering PT programmes for customers. Developing our people is at the core of our business and are very proud of the quality of our apprenticeship scheme and the opportunities that it provides.

We work closely with our training providers to deliver high-quality apprenticeships that cover personal development and soft skills as well as the core educational elements of the apprenticeship.

We’re a fast growing, ambitious independent charitable trust– operating 18 leisure centres with 7 cafes and 9 swimming pools across Cheshire East!  A not for profit organisation, we’ve a passion for improving health and wellbeing and our surpluses are reinvested to help the people of Cheshire East live well and for longer.

You’ll be part of a welcoming, active bunch of people who are loyal and care greatly about one another. You might also find we’re a tad competitive (in a friendly way)!

‘Developing our people’ is close to our hearts and we aim to attract and develop the best people to drive our business forward – after all it’s all thanks to our fantastic team that our organisation continues to grow!

Our apprenticeship programme will put you on the path to an exciting career and you’re guaranteed a permanent role with us once you’ve successfully achieved your apprenticeship.

Would you like to join our team? We are looking for people who have the right people skills, personality, flexibility and desire to work for a growing, ambitious and forward-thinking organisation. Applicants must be self-motivated and target-driven yet able to work within a supportive team environment and possess a positive attitude.

Working at Everybody is a rewarding experience!

  • Feel good factor! Help your community stay healthy and active by working in a friendly, fun, and caring environment
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discount on Everybody Learn to Swim, Personal Training and Active Holidays
  • 24/7 wellbeing and legal support scheme
  • Generous local and national discounts – helping your salary go that bit further
  • Extensive training and career support from Everybody Academy – our very own ‘Excellent’ accredited training provider helping you stay “Fit for the Future”
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Sharing in Success bonus scheme
  • and more!

Pay & Benefits

  • 18-month (approx.) apprenticeship programme
  • 37 hours per week including early mornings, evenings and weekends (operational roles)
  • Performance based pay increases every 6 months starting at £12,540 (current rates) per year with 6 monthly performance-based increases
  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5-years service)
  • Staff membership of leisure facilities at very reduced rates

Level 2 Leisure Team Member

We are looking for apprentices to join our team working in one of our 9 swimming pool facilities undertaking a range of activities and achieving qualifications in lifeguarding, swimming teaching and gym instruction.

This apprenticeship will give you experience in the leisure industry and is an ideal entry level position for someone wanting a career within leisure.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate good people skills and be happy to work in a variety of situations and teams. There will be shift work to include early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Candidates will need to have a relatively good swimming ability and will undertake a swimming test as part of the application process.

Level 2 Community Sports Coach

Working within our sports development team, you will be involved in the planning, organisation and delivery of a wide range of activities for children, families and adults of all ages.

The role will involve a mixture of office work & delivery within the sports & leisure environment with a focus on customer’s needs and Health & Safety at all times.

This highly rewarding role will involve travel throughout Cheshire East together with evening and weekend work.

Further Details & Application

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