Leisure Attendant post (lifeguard)
Bootle leisure centre
Permanent 36-hour post, shift pattern in place – including evenings and weekends
An opportunity has arisen within Sefton Council for a full-time leisure attendant, based at Bootle Leisure Centre to join the team. The post is for a fully qualified NPLQ lifeguard to work as part of a team, ensuring customer safety and high standards of service and customer care are always maintained. This role requires constant supervision of the poolside; you will need to be fully focused with the ability to remain vigilant, alert and attentive. This position involves the setting up of equipment to meet the needs of the programmed activities and to undertake cleaning tasks to ensure the centre is well presented to the highest standard.
The candidate will have a friendly and approachable manner to maintain a high level of customer service at all times. The candidate must be qualified and must be able to demonstrate competency. Ongoing monthly training is also required.
It is essential you have a current Royal Lifesaving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. A first aid at work qualification, AED and pool plant operator’s certificate are also desirable.
Skills and Experience
The Leisure Attendant should ideally be able to demonstrate a level of experience and
knowledge commensurate with the position.
- Ability to remain vigilant, alert and attentive
- Ability to be calm and in control in pressurised situations such as emergencies
- Customer care skills
- Communication skills
- The ability to set and achieve high standards of centre cleanliness and presentation
- Health & Safety awareness