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Party Buddy (Kids Activity instructor)


Job overview


Building on our continued growth, we’re now the UK’s largest leisure social enterprise – and set for even greater success. So, if you’ve plenty of energy and are a good communicator, join us as a Party Buddy.


You will be responsible for providing an exciting birthday party full of activities for children catering for all ages and abilities.


Naturally, safety is key. That means we’re also looking for a Party Buddy who can deliver parties all in line with best practice, policies and procedures. Flexibility, punctuality and reliability are just as important – things that will come naturally to a Party Buddy who takes pride in what they do.

A real people-person, you’ll have a flair for putting customers at ease in a leisure centre environment and actively encourage party bookings. As well as a bright personality, we’re looking for somebody who has previous experience of working with children and running activities and sports.  Desirable qualifications are a football coaching qualification/Level 1 or higher in gymnastic coaching/Level 1 or higher in trampoline coaching/experience in managing/supervising staff.


Join us as a Party Buddy and enjoy career progression and great benefits including flexible hours and locations, a uniform and discounted membership at all our leisure centres.


If you have the passion and skills for this role, then apply now.


All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.


To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.


GLL is an equal opportunities employer.


Better Leisure Centres are run by GLL, the largest leisure operator in the UK and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. We operate over 230 facilities including leisure centres, pools, spas, libraries and children’s centres in London & the South East, the South West, the North and Northern Ireland which encompass some of the most iconic venues in the country such as the London Aquatics Centre and Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and have recently achieved the Investors in People Silver award.


Closing date:
9th February 2018

Working pattern:
Weekends only

Between 10am and 5pm

Contract Type:


£7.50 per hour or £6.00 if aged 16-18 years

Initial Location:

Wellsprings Leisure Centre,


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GLL is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The aim of GLL is to recruit people not just for jobs but for long term careers.



GLL is a registered trademark of Greenwich Leisure Limited, a charitable social enterprise and registered society under the Co-operative & Community Benefit & Societies Act 2014 registration no. 27793R. Registered office: Middlegate House, The Royal Arsenal, London, SE18 6SX. Inland Revenue Charity no: XR43398 VAT registration no: 219749179. Email: