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Thank your for your interest in career opportunities with us.

Our team are our most important asset!  Our mission is to make it as easy and appealing as possible for more Rochdale residents to get active, be creative and feel healthier. To do this we are passionate about the people we employ to join our team. 

Recruiting, retaining and developing the right people with the right skills is essential for us to help improve the quality of life of residents in the borough. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and value our staff.  We can offer a fantastic opportunity to progress your career by joining a team of over 400 employees located across Rochdale borough through leisure centres, sports centres, Hollingworth Lake and Country Park, Touchstones Rochdale, events venues at Middleton Arena and Heywood Civic Centre, and our health and participation team working out in the local communities. We strive to provide a clear and structured career pathway, with internal and external training to enhance your current position and the development of your career within the company. 

Why work with us

We hope that you will be inspired by our mission and the opportunity to make a real difference to our communities. We believe that combining our expertise and delivery across culture, health and physical activity enables us to design and deliver truly innovative programmes that will be exciting to develop with us.

We are actively building a diverse team and encourage applications from everybody.   We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential.   We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our team reflecting the community we serve.

Of course, there are great employment benefits too! Our team is the most valuable resource we have and we believe it’s important that we look after and reward you. Some of the many benefits you can look forward to include: free membership to our leisure facilities; discounted leisure membership for family and friends; special staff offers on selected events tickets; contributory pension scheme; employee assistance programme; company sick pay; annual staff awards programme and learning and career development opportunities.

If you’re just starting out, we have a range of apprenticeships or if you would like to share or develop your skills, you could get involved through our Training and Volunteering programme.