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Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard) x 4
  • Employer: Lancaster City Council
  • Reference: 06_21
  • Published: Wed 21/04/2021, 13:05 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 05/05/2021, 13:05 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,933 to £20,092 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, Lancashire

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Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard) x 4

We are recruiting for three full time permanent and one full time temporary Leisure Assistants at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre. This post offers an exciting opportunity to enter the leisure industry.

Award winning Salt Ayre Leisure Centre has the latest in fitness and training equipment, an indoor adventure play area and indoor and outdoor climbing facilities. Not to mention an immersive spinning studio and dedicated training zone.

In your role you will be responsible, as part of a team, for maintaining the smooth running of the state-of-the-art Leisure Centre. You will be dedicated in delivering an excellent customer experience for all our established and new customers. Supervising the swimming pool and flume, setting up and cleaning equipment for a wide range of sporting activities will be some of your day-to-day duties.

You will be the face of the Leisure Centre and it is a great opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and vibrant team. You will be confident and outgoing as your duties will include organising school holiday events and children’s birthday parties. You will also be expected to work in other areas of the leisure centre after appropriate training.

Excellent swimming ability will be required for this post. As part of the interview process you will be required to carry out a swimming Ability Test to ensure you have the skills required to be a Pool Lifeguard.

A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is desirable, but not essential, as full training will be available.

The hours of work for this role will be 37 per week, working 5 days out of 7 on a shift rota basis. Your shifts will be based around the centre’s opening times; 6:00am to 11:00pm Mon to Fri and 8.00am-8.00pm at weekends. This post is based at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre.

The temporary post will be until 31 March 2022. Please indicate on your application form whether you would like to be considered for the temporary or permanent post, or both.

An enhanced clearance with the Disclosure and Barring Service is essential.

Earlier this year Lancaster City Council unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing carbon emissions.

We are a Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community.

Excellent benefits include: A Local Government Pension Scheme (the Council makes a 15.5% contribution). Discounted gym membership and discount on days out, activities and retail.

Swimming Ability Tests will be held on Thursday 20 May 2021

Formal Interview date:  Monday, 24 May 2021