Interested in a future career in the leisure industry….? Impulse Leisure is an ambitious and innovative organisation that operates a number of Charitable Leisure Trusts. With over 450 employees, we operate a total of eight facilities across Essex and West Sussex, in pursuit of our mission – to Create Active and Healthy Communities. We are a vital component in the improvement of health and wellbeing in the communities in which we work, and continually seek applicants who will share in our vision. As a large local social enterprise, we invest all our surpluses into developing even bigger and better facilities and services. We believe in rewarding and training our most important assets – our employees. Therefore, we only seek the most inspiring, highly motivated and professional people to join our teams. We offer a range of employment benefits, to include:

  • Contributory pension scheme (NEST)
  • 28 days annual leave (pro-rata where applicable, inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Flexible working patterns/hours
  • Competitive salaries - regardless of age all staff earn a minimum of National Minimum Wage at the rate for those over 21 (unless National Living Wage/ Apprenticeship rate applicable)
  • Incremental Pay Scheme (where applicable)
  • Uniform provided (where applicable to role)
  • Access to CIMSPA Membership and Career Pathways
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, includes access to confidential counselling, information and guidance
  • Cafeteria staff discount (where applicable)
  • Free eye test every 3 years (on request) for display screen users
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Extensive induction programme and role specific ongoing training
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development through our DART (Development and Review Time) Appraisal Scheme
  • E-learning programme, including 8 NVQ Level 2 Qualifications
  • Healthcare cash plan – Simply Health corporate rates
  • Discounts with partner organisations i.e. local restaurants
  • Use of facilities to help maintain good health and well-being
  • 1 x corporate rate membership for partner (living at same address)
  • Regular communication through Staff Forums held by our CEO, and quarterly Newsletter featuring stories and successes throughout the organisation
  • Rewarding Excellence Nomination Scheme
  • Staff Suggestion Scheme
  • Long Service (non-contractual/discretionary) Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay (non-contractual/discretionary and subject to Company performance)
  • Excellent team working environment
  • Reimbursement of annual DBS Update Service Subscription (where applicable to role, subject to criteria)
  • Option to join a Trade Union

The leisure industry offers an array of career possibilities and training opportunities. If you have used our centres, you may have seen many of our departments in action from Receptionists, Fitness Instructors, Lifeguards, Swimming Instructors, Management Team etc. But, there are many other roles behind the scenes, which also contribute to our success as an organisation.

It’s an exciting time to join us, as we continue to seek and create expansion opportunities. So, if you would like to join our team and contribute towards delivering our vision, please see our Current Vacancies or alternatively our Training Opportunities as a stepping stone towards the industry.

Thank you for your interest in working for Impulse Leisure.


Summary of Terms of Employment