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Seasonal Lake Instructors
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: NS/22/209662
  • Published: Thu 01/09/2022, 11:29 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: Casual hours
  • Salary: £12.56 to £14.51 P/H
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside

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Seasonal Lake Instructors

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

Wirral Water sports Centre (Wirral Leisure Services) are seeking to recruit a number of suitably qualified water sports instructors to deliver activities and courses at West Kirby Marine Lake during the 2022 season.

Hours are variable depending on the activity programme. Rates of pay will be determined upon the qualifications and skills offered by candidates and range between £12.56 - £14.51 per hour.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals who are committed to delivering the best service to our customers.

Candidates must have a passion for outdoor learning and hold at least one of the following instructor qualifications as a minimum:

RYA Dinghy Instructor

RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor

RYA Powerboat Instructor

BC/UKCC Level 1 Kayak Coach or Paddlesport Instructor

ASI/BSUPA (or suitable equivalent) L1 SUP (stand up paddleboard) Instructor

All candidates should hold a valid 1st Aid qualification.

The ability to provide safe, effective and fun sessions that meet the needs of our customers is essential.

Candidates should be able to confidently communicate well with both adults and children.

These posts are subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.

Should you wish to discuss the roles informally, please contact Liz Gilliver on 0151 929 7707, 07885 507504 or email:

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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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