Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex

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Please see below the some of the types of roles we recruit for here at the leisure centre and the skills and qualifications required.  

Duty Manager

The duty manager is responsible for the day to day management of the leisure centre, the supervision of staff and health and safety.  We are looking for a real people person with excellent customer care skills, problem solving and time management skills.  The applicant must be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.


The lifeguard is responsible for supervising the swimming pools, cleaning and the setting up and dismantling of equipment.  Applicants must hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and possess good communication skills.

Swimming Instructor

Swimming instructors are responsible for teaching the H2O Swim Life swimming lesson scheme to children and adults of all ages and abilities.  Applicants must hold a Level 2 Full Teachers qualification and current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.


Receptionists are responsible for taking payments and bookings and providing information to customers both in the centre and over the telephone.  Applicants must have excellent customer care skills, a good telephone manner and pleasant personality

Trustee Role

The statutory duties of a trustee
  • To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations
  • To ensure that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing document
  • To ensure the organisation uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects: the charity must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objects, no matter how worthwhile or charitable those activities are
  • To contribute actively to the board of trustees' role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets and those set out within the contract with North Down Borough Council.
  • To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation.
  • To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation
  • To ensure the financial stability of the organisation
  • To protect and manage the property of the charity and to ensure the proper investment of the charity's funds
  • If the charity employs staff, to appoint the chief executive officer and monitor his/her performance
Other duties

In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve:

  • Scrutinising board papers
  • Leading discussions
  • Focusing on key issues
  • Providing guidance on new initiatives
  • Other issues in which the trustee has special expertise
Trustee person specification
  • Commitment to the organisation
  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
  • Strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgement
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Willingness to speak their mind
  • Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Nolan's seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
Why become a trustee?

Trusteeship can be a thrilling experience, working together in partnership with others who have shared beliefs, shard values, and commitment to achieve a vision.  By joining a board, you are at the centre of the action.  But trusteeship can also be about your own development as a person: learning new, diverse skills and new ways of working.

  • Be a more active citizen
  • Give something back
  • Serve your community
  • Help the organisation achieve its aims
  • Get listened to
  • Work together for a common aim
  • Use your skills, experience and knowledge
  • Develop yourself:
    • Keep up to date with current issues, changes in strategy, legal and fundraising requirements, requirements of statutory bodies and so on
    • Experience management and supervisory skills
    • Develop interpersonal skills in an atmosphere often more supportive and less hierarchical than the workplace
    • Develop self-awareness and empathy with others
    • Develop renewed sense of your self-worth and satisfaction
    • Broaden your horizons by coming into contact with new people and unfamiliar situations
    • Gain experience of decision-making at the highest level
    • Carry the burden of decisions with legal implications
    • Develop skills valued by business
How much time will being a trustee take up?

Trustees must be prepared to give the necessary time for:

  • Reading board papers
  • Attending the board meetings
  • Keeping informed about the organisation’s activities

This generally does not amount to more than a few hours a month.
Attend quarterly meetings.

What’s the next step?

If you’re interested, the next step is to find out how to become a trustee.
Who can become a trustee: basics

  • Generally, you need to be over 18 to be a trustee
  • You do not need to be a graduate or to have a job
  • You must be legally eligible: you cannot be disqualified
  • You should be motivated
  • You should be able to manage your own affairs
  • You should be able to contribute relevant skills, experience or knowledge
  • You do not need to be a financial wizard or have management experience.  You may instead be very knowledgeable about the service users or local area