Seasonal Beach Lifeguard
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/695/13628
  • Published: Sat 01/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/08/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: 19312
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 2FN

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Seasonal Beach Lifeguard

Job introduction

Brighton & Hove Beach Lifeguards

Brighton & Hove City Council Lifeguards Service is recruiting for Qualified UK Beach Lifeguards to supplement and support the current seasonal team.

You must have a valid UK Beach Lifeguard Qualification to be considered for this role.

About the role

With over 11 million visitors to Brighton & Hove each year, you will play a major part in keeping our beaches safe and enjoyable for all who use them.

In a typical summer season our Lifeguard & Seafront Team have responded to 134 incidents saving 46 lives and reunited 45 missing persons – it’s fair to say no day is the same, you will face challenges and you will make the difference in keeping people safe.

What we are looking for:

UK Qualified Lifeguards to join our current team of Beach Lifeguards


Fixed Term & Casual Contracts (24th May 2021 - 5th September 2021)

£10.01 / hour

You will also be required to attend in house training throughout the season if recruited.

Casual contracts will be considered to compliment the service dependent on commitment to hours.

If your application is successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to an interview and a beach assessment including a swim test

Conditional offer: As well as References, Right to Work and DBS checks - all candidates must hold a valid UK Beach Lifeguard Qualification before their start date.

Queries regarding this vacancy, please contact The Seafront Team at:


01273 292715

Shortlisting and interviews happen on a frequent basis until the expiry date stated above so please submit applications as soon as possible. This advert may be withdrawn if the vacancies are filled and headcount complete.

TO APPLY - as part of your application, you will need to answer some branching questions. To help you, some guidance has been attached to the advert below. 

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

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