Apprenticeships at Everybody Sport and Recreation

Please note: Applications for 2020 Apprenticeship opportunities are now being evaluated. We will re-open applications to remaining roles later this spring.

Everybody is an independent charitable trust delivering leisure & health improvement services in 16 facilities throughout Cheshire East & employ over 1,000 people in a wide variety of roles from lifeguards & gym instructors to accountants & associated business support roles.

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.

In September 2020 our sixth cohort of apprentices will join our award winning apprenticeship programme in a variety of roles. Our apprentices benefit from exceptional learning & development opportunities designed to give quality qualifications & experience with in-depth knowledge & skills of the business, industry & their role.

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 & are very proud of the quality of our apprenticeship scheme & the opportunities that it provides.

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

Pay & Benefits

  • 18 month apprentice programme
  • 37 hours per week including evenings & weekends (operational roles)
  • Performance based pay increases every 6 months starting at £10,128 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


Meet our Apprentice Holly

Apprenticeship Opportunities


Location: Holmes Chapel

Are you interested in developing a career in Marketing? Come and join our brand new to 2020 Apprenticeship opportunity.

Based in Holmes Chapel you will be interested in developing a career in Marketing. You must have a keen interest in social media, be able to provide excellent customer service, have good organisational skills & be confident using Microsoft Word.

You will be trained in the use of graphic design software including Photoshop & InDesign, social media monitoring systems & website software. You will be required to support events throughout Cheshire East, support administration tasks & other general marketing activities.

Human Resources

Location: Holmes Chapel

Working as part of the busy Human Resources team in our Head Office in Holmes Chapel you will work towards your Level 3 apprenticeship in HR Support.

The role will include a wide range of responsibilities as well as supporting the team in supporting managers and employees. You will have (or be expecting) GCSE’s in English & Maths and will a have a strong interest in a career in Human Resources.

Sports Development Coach

Location: Crewe or Holmes Chapel

Outdoor Football

Based in Crewe or Holmes Chapel you will form part of our sports development team & will be involved in the planning, organisation & delivery of a wide range of activities.

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

Catering & Hospitality

Location: Based in Madeley, Macclesfield or Wilmslow

Based in Madeley, Macclesfield or Wilmslow this is an excellent introduction into the busy catering world working within our facilities as well as supporting special events.

The role will include some basic food preparation alongside customer service & other related tasks so the ideal person will have great people skills as well as being able to deliver consistently high standards of service at all times.

Leisure-Lifeguard, Gym Instructor & Swim Teaching

Working in one of our facilities with a swimming pool this apprenticeship will give you a broad introduction into leisure, where you will experience working in a number of different areas developing a wide range of skills & knowledge. This is the ideal entry level position for someone who would like a career within the leisure industry.

The role will require people to work very closely with members of staff & customers & so applicants will need good people skills as well as being happy to work in a variety of situations & teams.

This role will include qualifications in Lifeguarding, Swimming Teaching & Gym Instructing. Candidates will need to have a relatively good swimming ability & will undertake a swimming test as part of the application process.

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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