Mansfield District Leisure Trust has been awarded the Investors in People Standard - demonstrating its commitment to realising the potential of its people.
The trust has implemented a wide-ranging training and development programme to support its 175 employees across its five centre in achieving National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) in disciplines including:
We’re delighted to have received Investors in People accreditation. This wouldn’t have been achieved without the hard work and dedication of our people throughout the organisation.Brian Taylor
* leisure management
* gym instruction
* swimming teaching qualification
* life guarding qualifications and customer service.
The trust also has a monthly reward and recognition programme that presents vouchers to employees who have demonstrated exceptional hard work and customer service.
Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.
Brian Taylor, chairman of the trust, said: “We’re delighted to have received Investors in People accreditation. This wouldn’t have been achieved without the hard work and dedication of our people throughout the organisation.
“Having a programme to support and develop our people is a key focus of the trust as we realise that it is through their commitment that the Trust can deliver the high quality service our customers rightly expect when they visit our leisure centres.”
Paul Devoy, head of Investors in People, said achieving the standard is something that any organisation ‘should be truly proud of’.
“Working with Investors in People inspires and enables leaders, managers and employees at all levels to build their skills, improve their performance and achieve their potential,” he said. “We’d like to congratulate Mansfield District Leisure Trust on its achievement.”
The trust runs the Rebecca Adlington Swimming Centre, Oak Tree Leisure Centre, Water Meadows Fitness and Swimming Centre, Meden Sports Centre and River Maun Recreation Centre.