Shropshire Community Leisure Trust seeks volunteer trustees

Recent events have shown the critical importance of exercise and activity to a community’s health and wellbeing. The leisure facilities in Shropshire are a vital component in providing activities that contribute to improved health and wellbeing.

Shropshire Community Leisure Trust (SCLT) is an Industrial and Provident Society, which manages the leisure facilities in Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Whitchurch and Market Drayton on behalf of Shropshire Council. The trust appointed Serco Leisure Limited to deliver operational management on its behalf in August 2012.

The organisation’s vision is ‘the creation and maintenance of a first-class range of healthy leisure and recreational activities and facilities to serve all parts of the communities in the areas we serve.’

SCLT is seeking trustees to join its board to develop the organisation through the post COVID recovery process and secure future sustainability into the next phase of development by working closely with the Managing agent (SERCO) and the contractor (Shropshire Council).

The managing agent currently manage the Quarry Swimming Centre and Sports Village in Shrewsbury, Oswestry Leisure Centre, Market Drayton Leisure Centre and Whitchurch Swimming Centre.

Whilst we are seeking a number of general trustees, those with the following experience or skill sets would be especially welcomed; Finance, Company Secretary, Health, Facility Management, Health and Safety, Marketing, Operations.

Time Commitment:         Approximately 2-3 days per month

Remuneration:                 Voluntary (With Expenses)

Location:                              Shropshire based

The deadline for applications is 31st July 2021 and interviews will take place shortly after. Please submit a CV with supporting covering letter which demonstrates your suitability for the role. Applications should be sent to isbrett@outlook.com

More details on the vacancy, including Job Description and Person Specification are available on the website www.shropshireleisurecentres.com

SCLT is committed to recruiting a diverse, skills-based board, and encourages applications from people from under-represented populations.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact Ian Brett, isbrett@outlook.com

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