Fife Sports and Leisure Trust

Work with us

Come and work for Fife's biggest leisure employer.

We look for people who are interested in people, helping them to achieve their goals and feel better about themselves. We aim to provide each customer with an enjoyable experience with the very best customer service. To do this, we need enthusiastic and committed people and in return we'll provide you with first-class training and a great benefits package. 

Latest job vacancies         Training Opportunities        Employee Benefits        Recruitment email list

The following posts are advertised on the myjobscotland. Click the links to apply for more details.

Full-time Gym Instructor (FSLT00421)
Carnegie Leisure Centre, KY12 0QE
Closing date: 19/04/2023

Temporary Full Time Leisure Attendant (FSLT00412)
Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre, KY1 1RQ
Closing date: 02/4/2023

Part-Time Leisure Attendant (FSLT00377)
Pitreavie Athletics Centre, KY11 8PP
Closing date: 26/03/2023

Casual Swimming Instructors (FSLT00409) 
Various locations in Fife
Closing date: 31/03/2023

Part-time Leisure Attendants (FSLT00372) 
Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre
Closing date: 02/04/2023

Casual Leisure Attendants (FSLT00418)
Various locations in Fife
Closing date: 23/04/2023

Freelance Group Fitness Instructors
Various locations in Fife
Closing date: Ongoing

Sports Coaches
Fife Sports and Leisure Trust are hoping to engage with qualified sports coaches and are inviting you to get in touch for an informal chat about opportunities to deliver coaching sessions.

Levenmouth Area Sports Coaches
If you are interested, please register by clicking here 

East of Fife Sports Coaches
(Cupar, East Sands and Waterstone Crook)
If you are interested, please register by clicking here 


Current training courses 

Fife has a shortage of Leisure Attendants and Swimming Instructors. The NPLQ or SSTQ courses will unlock many employment opportunities for those aged 16 and over. 

Leisure Attendants - NPLQ
To become a Leisure Attendant, you need to complete a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. This is a 36 hour 5 day course which costs £260. Please see the 2023 NPLQ courses start dates below:

  • 3rd April at Inverkeithing High School - Fully booked
  • 10th April at Cupar Sports Centre - Fully booked
  • 3rd July at Cupar Sports Centre - Fully booked
  • 10th July at Lochgelly High School
    Book now: 01592 583193
  • 24th July at Inverkeithing High School
    Book now: 01383 602349
  • 31st July at Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre - Fully booked
  • 9th October at Carnegie Leisure Centre
    Book now: 01383 602304
  • 16th October at Lochgelly High School
    Book now: 01592 583193

Swimming Instructors - SSTQ
To become a Swimming Instructors you need to complete the Scottish Swimming Teacher Qualification. This is the industry standard for those who wish to teach unsupervised to groups of swimmers with a range of abilities. 

The 8 day course costs £550 participants can apply for funding from subsidy of £100 from Sportscotland. Candidates must apply directly to Scottish Swimming by submitting a SSTQ Subsidy form to prior to the first day of the course. The next SSTQ course starts; 

  • 18th March 2023 at Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre 
    Click here for more details or to apply



Unlimited access

Free access to our leisure centres

As a full-time or part-time member of staff, you can access many staff benefits.

One of the most popular is our Active Staff Card gives you access to all leisure facilities. This means you can swim, visit the gym or attend any of our fitness classes for free!


Staff training

Personal Learning & Development

Staff receive regular training, this is done through our Learning & Development programme, courses include;

  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Defibrillator Training 
  • Diversity & Inclusion


30% staff discount offer

Exclusive Friends & Family Offer

Both contracted and casual employees also have the opportunity to introduce up to 5 members of their family or friends to join our Leisure Active membership.

The discount offers 30% of any membership option




Living Wage Scotland

We are a Living Wage Scotland employer

The Living Wage is calculated according to what employees need to live on.

The current rate is £10.90 and is independently calculated each year in November and applies to all employees aged 18 and over.



Staff training

Employee discounts and cashback

access to a leading employee benefits package for discounts and cashback on
purchase from many high street names, including;

  • Halfords
  • Jet2Holidays
  • Costa 
  • Asda


staff pension

Pension with
generous contribution

Our staff have access to a Local Authority defined benefits Pension Scheme, with a generous contribution from the employer.







Recognition and reward programme

Recognition and reward

As part of the recognition and reward scheme. The winning staff members are chosen based on their ability to demonstrate behaviours that deliver a great experience to our customers and their fellow employees. Winners will receive a high street voucher of their choice.


Hybrid and flexible working

Hybrid and flexible working opportunities

Opportunities for hybrid and flexible working where employees have the opportunity to split their time between the workplace and working from home or remotely.



staff holidays

33 days holiday rising to 38 after 5 years

Staff can enjoy a total of 33 days including public holidays, 6 of which are fixed.

After 5 years of service, this number increases to 38 days. 



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