Duty Manager – the Recreation Club

SALARY – salary £21,000 – £23,000 per annum – subject to skills and experience

40 hours a week over five days (on a rotational system including early mornings, late evenings and weekends).

Weekday’s rota pattern between 6.30am – 10.30pm.  Weekends 9.30am to 6.30pm.

Base – based at the Recreation Club by the Royal Free Hospital on Fleet Road

The Recreation Club was established over 40 years ago and provides a fitness / leisure club to hospital staff, local residents, local schools, kids and adult classes and local activity groups.

The club’s facilities are made up of a gym with state of the art gym equipment, sports hall, 2 studios and a swimming pool. We have a very friendly approachable atmosphere for our members and staff, where every day brings a new exciting experience to our jobs and club.

The Duty Manager will report to the Club Manager

The purpose of the role:

Reporting to the club manager, as well as being able to spend your time personal training on shift – you’ll have the ability to do a multitude of roles so no two days are ever the same! You’ll gain valuable management skills, looking after the entire building including the gym which will provide you with the skills to launch a long term career in management should you choose to progress. In addition to this you’ll deal with potential new members as well creating a real sense of community with the existing ones, dealing with front of house administration, health and safety and most importantly giving back to the local community.

Additionally, this role requires the successful candidate to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and if appointed you will need to provide proof of this in line with statutory regulations.


28 days’ paid holiday plus UK bank holidays each year.

Enrolment into the pension scheme.

Application process:

To apply for this post, send a CV in Word document with a short statement addressing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification: qualifications, experience, skills, knowledge and personal qualities. Please ensure you include your last employer and dates of employment within your CV.  Also please complete and return the Equal Opportunity Form.

Download the job description

Send your CV in word format, statement and Equal Opportunity Form to: [email protected]

Closing date for application: open campaign

Provisional Interview date: immediate

As an equal opportunities’ employer, the Royal Free Charity is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Royal Free Charity.