Apprenticeships at Everybody Health & Leisure

Everybody is an independent charitable trust delivering health & leisure improvement services in 18 locations throughout Cheshire East & employ over 800 people in a wide variety of roles from lifeguards & gym instructors to marketing, human resources & other business support roles.

We recruited our first apprentices in 2015 and since then have employed 46 young people in a diverse range of roles. The majority of our apprentices are still with us, including some who have started their progression into management roles.

We work closely with our training providers to deliver high-quality apprenticeships that cover personal development and soft skills as well as the core educational elements of the apprenticeship.

Developing our people is at the core of our business & we will develop our people to drive our business forward. We are committed to providing long term opportunities and are very proud of the quality of our apprenticeship scheme and the opportunities that it provides.

Everybody received the Employer of the Year Award at the 2019 South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for our commitment to our employees wellbeing & development. We are an accredited Investors in People (IIP) employer.

We are looking for people who have the right people skills, personality, flexibility & desire to work for a growing, ambitious and forward-thinking organisation. Applicants must be self-motivated and target-driven yet able to work within a supportive team environment and possess a positive attitude.

Pay & Benefits

  • 18-month (approx.) apprentice programme
  • 37 hours per week including evenings & weekends (operational roles)
  • Performance based pay increases every 6 months starting at £10,611 per year with 6 monthly performance-based increases
  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5-years service)
  • Staff membership of leisure facilities at very reduced rates



2022 Apprenticeship Opportunities

Leisure – Level 2 Leisure Team Apprenticeship

Ever dreamed of being able to make a difference and see constant progress in what you do? Join our team as a Leisure Apprentice and you can!

YOU can be a local role model – one who helps people live well & for longer by teaching them vital life skills in the pool, by keeping swimmers and non-swimmers safe in their local swimming pool, and by helping people to achieve their health & fitness goals in the gym!

Based in one of our leisure centres across Cheshire East, our fabulous Leisure Team Apprenticeship will give you lifeguard, health & fitness and swim teacher knowledge, skills and qualifications. We will introduce you to various areas of leisure working as part of a team and with people from all ages and backgrounds.

You can gain nationally recognised qualifications and valuable experience – and get paid whilst you do it!     

 You will need to be:

  • Enthusiastic and friendly
  • Able to swim
  • A team player

If this is you, take a closer look by following this link to the job profile and apprentice pack.

Applications for our Level 2 Leisure Team Apprenticeship are now available to apply for. Click on the button below to find out more.

Level 2 Activator Coach Apprenticeship

Working within our sports development team, you will be involved in the planning, organisation & delivery of a wide range of activities to children, families and adults of all ages.

The role will involve a mixture of office work & delivery within the sports & leisure environment with a focus on customer’s needs and Health & Safety at all times.

If this is you, take a closer look by following this link to the job profile and apprentice pack.

Level 2 Catering & Hospitality Assistant Apprenticeship

Based in one of our Taste for Life cafes, this is an excellent introduction into the busy catering world. You will learn food preparation and gain an insight into the hospitality industry. Our cafes are the community hub of our centres, giving you an opportunity to develop customer service knowledge and skills, whilst being part of a friendly team.

You will need to be:

  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Interested in health and hygiene
  • Have good attention to detail

 If this is you, take a closer look by following this link to the job profile and apprentice pack.

Everybody Apprenticeship provides Holly with a range of career avenues

We caught up with Holly Brough since completing her Health and Fitness Apprenticeship with us in 2019 to see what she has been up to since.

Since completing her apprenticeship, Holly is now a part time Health and Fitness instructor, casual Personal Trainer with weekly clients, Swimming Teacher, works on reception and is an Everybody Activator.

To anyone thinking of doing an apprenticeship with Everybody, Holly shares:

“Just try it, just go for it, you will get more out of it than you think, so many different avenues you can go down.”

More information

If you would like to find out more about our apprenticeship programme, please fill in the form below and a member of the team will be in contact as soon as possible.

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