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Life Leisure operate 13 leisure centres in Stockport and Barrow, providing gyms, swimming pools, and sports halls to the community. The organisation is keen to help employees progress, as their career develops and has therefore just created an annual 'Life Leisure Academy'. The purpose of this is to encourage internal staff development to enable them to become managers of the future. This scheme involves all departments in leading technical and leadership training for the trainees, with trainers setting personal development plans for all attendees. Life Leisure understand how fundamental their employees have been towards the success they have seen over the years. The charity hold an annual awards evening for staff, celebrating team and centre achievements from the last 12 months. Individuals and teams are recognised for their contributions to the overall success of the business as well as living Life Leisure's company culture and behaviours, impacting on the lives of their customers and other colleagues.

Featured Workplace Factors

My Team

69% of staff agreed

The experience I gain from this job is valuable for my future

Life Leisure hold bi-monthly meetings and workshops with external facilitators which help staff to develop their skills and learnings, helping them to develop both for their roles and most importantly for their own personal lives.

My Company

67% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Life Leisure hold bi-monthly meetings and workshops with external facilitators which help staff to develop their skills and learnings, helping them to develop both for their roles and most importantly for their own personal lives.

My Manager

80% of staff agreed

I feel that my manager talks openly and honestly with me

Life Leisure work with local trusts to encourage those with learning difficulties, mental health issues or have come from deprived backgrounds to work for them, starting as a volunteer and then trying to find them paid work following this period.

Benefits

Long Service

Companies where at least 40% of the staff have worked there for more than five years.

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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