Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Leisure Trust
  • Year established:
    1998
  • Website:
    http://www.edinburghleisure.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Edinburgh Leisure, Vantage Point, 3 Cultins Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH11 4DF

About Edinburgh Leisure

Edinburgh Leisure are a leading leisure trust, which manage and develop sport and leisure services on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council. The organisation is uniquely placed to offer a range of citywide services that aim to combat growing levels of inactivity.

Established in 1998, the organisation has grown to employ over 800 members of staff who assist over 4.8 million customers every year.

Through 30 sites across the city, the trust looks to inspire Edinburgh to be a more active and healthy city and aims to make a positive difference to communities by being welcoming, caring passionate and proud.

Their senior team passionately believes in the positive impact physical activity can have on people’s physical, mental and social wellbeing.

Edinburgh Leisure’s Chief Executive June Peebles is dedicated to getting to know members of the team through regular use of services and delivering core briefs around all venues twice a year.


What is it like to work for Edinburgh Leisure

Leadership
Leadership
The senior team at Edinburgh Leisure strongly believes in the impact physical activity can have on their wellbeing. Chief Executive June Peebles regularly visits venues to speak to staff and deliver key messages directly to promote the organisation’s values.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
In addition to regular stress awareness training, staff have access to a range of materials to help them. All personnel can access counselling through their employee assistance programme Lifeworks, and are invited to attend their gyms, swimming pools and fitness classes free of charge.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Each year, Edinburgh Leisure delivers over 20 projects that use physical activity to improve the lives of people affected by health conditions, disabilities and poverty. Last year, 190 employees and members of the public swam 5 or 10km to raise money for nursery school children in areas affected by poverty to learn to swim.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • UK sites:

    30

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Male : Female:

    51% / 49%

  • Staff:

    906

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