Board Member Recruitment  Non Executive Positions

Aura Leisure and Libraries Ltd

 “More People, More Active Minds and Bodies, More Often”

  • Do you have entrepreneurial flair?
  • Are you an experienced high calibre professional with a commercial outlook?
  • Do you care about social values and can give back your expertise to our local communities?
  • Can you help steer our future Leisure, Library & Heritage services with your passion and energy?
  • Do you want to be part of an aspirational, innovative and dynamic organisation?
  • Are you looking to extend existing or gain new Board experience?

YES? – This is a fantastic opportunity to support your local community and we want to hear from you!

Aura is seeking two talented and experienced individuals to join the existing Board.

Aura is a charitable, not-for-profit, organisation which, from 1 September 2017, has been responsible for managing the majority of leisure centres and libraries previously operated by Flintshire County Council. This is one of the first of its kind in the UK, aspiring to be sector leading in the future.

Governance of Aura is provided by the Non-Executive Board, made up of local professionals who have committed to volunteer their time as they are passionate about sustaining and improving local leisure centres, libraries and heritage.

Aura has an extensive portfolio including leisure centres, library and information services, museums, sports development, exercise referral, health and fitness, swimming, ice rink, school activities and holiday clubs, club activities and training and development.

We welcome expressions of interest and applications from individuals with strategic and clear thinking skills, the ambition and dedication to drive Aura forward, an understanding and ability to evaluate both social and commercial issues, and ability to contribute effectively as part of a team and with innovative ideas.

We are looking to supplement the current board skill set and are  specifically looking for applications from those with current / previous Board experience and those with expertise in any of the following:

Finance, Health, Sales, Legal, Marketing & Entrepreneurial.

Our Board positions are voluntary with appropriate expenses.

To personally discuss this exciting opportunity please contact Mike Welch (Managing Director) 01352 702452 or Jay Davies (Vice Chair) 07821 428 180

For an Information Pack and details about how to submit a short application please contact Linda.bletcher@aura.wales

The closing date for application is Sunday 24 February 2019

Volunteering with Aura

 


 

Beauty Therapist

AURA Leisure and Libraries Ltd
Grade D –SCP 16 to 19
Salary from £17,594 to £19,048 per annum
Reference no A0043

Part Time Fixed Term hours and Relief Opportunities
Based at Afon Spa, Deeside Leisure Centre

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a new company. Flintshire’s Leisure, Libraries and Heritage Services, now known as “Aura Leisure and Libraries Ltd”, are an independent company in the form of an Employee Owned Community Benefit Society (CBS) with a vision of “More People, More Active Minds and Bodies, More Often”.

This post offers you an exciting chance to operate at the cutting edge of the fitness and leisure industry.

You will deliver a quality experience for customers of the spa and provide specialist knowledge of products and treatments on offer and assist with the operation of the spa pool area and spa reception. You will also provide support to the operation of the whole centre in an essential front-line role.

An NVQ Level 3 or an equivalent qualification in Beauty Therapy is essential.

Proven experience of working in a spa/salon environment is essential together with a detailed knowledge of spa products and the delivery of treatments within a spa, and a high level of appreciation for the importance of customer service and client satisfaction.

As this post will result in you having substantial contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services check.

The following benefits apply to the successful candidate;

  • Matched contribution to the Pension Scheme
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Significantly discounted Employee Gym Membership
  • Free Car Parking facilities at 3 sites
  • Discounted on site cafe

Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete the application form quoting reference number A0043 and send to aura.recruitment@flintshire.gov.uk. No CV’s allowed.

If you are unable to email your form please post to: Aura Recruitment, Employment Services, Flintshire County Council, County Hall, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6NG

Closing date Monday 18th March 2019

For an informal discussion please contact:
Yen Leung, Spa and Fitness Officer on 01352 702482 or
Tracy Bevan, Spa Team Leader on 01352 704279


 

Fitness Instructor

AURA Leisure and Libraries Ltd
Grade E –SCP 19 to 22
Salary from £19,048 to £20,868 per annum
18.5 hours 6 months Fixed Term contract
 Inspiring – Enjoyable – Quality – Professional – Enthusiastic

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a new company. Flintshire’s Leisure, Libraries and Heritage Services, now known as “Aura Leisure and Libraries Ltd”, are an independent company in the form of an Employee Owned Community Benefit Society (CBS) with a vision of “More People, More Active Minds and Bodies, More Often”.

These posts offer an exciting chance to work with the Aura Fitness Teams and Sports Development to develop Aura’s Teen provision in Flintshire

Key to the role is communicating and creating pathways for young people to participate in activity to encourage an active, healthy and balanced lifestyle, whilst also providing a high level of customer service and fitness advice.

A minimum Level 2 nationally recognised Fitness qualification or equivalent, a current class instructor qualification is required. Skills and experience in working with young people is desirable.

Our values are Inspiring, Enjoyable, Quality, Professional and Enthusiastic and we want people who share these and can bring these behaviours to life through their day to day work.

As this post will result in you having substantial contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services check.

The following benefits apply to the successful candidate;

  • Matched contribution to the Pension Scheme
  • Ongoing professional development i.e. Class Instructor Qualification, Nutrition
  • Significantly discounted Employee Gym Membership
  • Free Car Parking facilities at 3 sites and at Head
  • Discounted employee menu
  • Credit Union

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date Monday 18th March 2019

To apply please complete the application form quoting reference number A0044 and email it to aura.recruitment@flintshire.gov.uk.

If you are unable to email your form please post to: Aura Recruitment, Employment Services, Flintshire County Council, County Hall, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6NG

For an informal discussion please contact:
Michelle Thomas – Sports Development Officer on 01352 704089 or
Yen Leung – Spa and Fitness Officer on 01352702482