Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard, Part-Time (Teddington TW11)

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£17,190 to £20,753pa (actual)
Posted
15 Apr 2020
Closes
31 May 2021
Ref
randw/TP/1057/1575
Contract Type
Part Time

The Role

Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard), Part-Time, 31.25 hrs p/w
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre
£17,190 to £20,753pa (actual)

  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service?
  • Are you NPLQ qualified?
  • Then we need you to join our team!

Where you’ll be working

You’ll join our lifeguarding team at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre. Facilities here include a main pool, learner pool, fitness suite, spin studio, exercise studio and hydrotherapy pool.  The centre is open to the public 7 days a week from 6.30am to 10pm.

What you’ll be doing

Providing a professional and friendly approach to pool safety will be your main objective.  Making sure that all customers are kept in a safe and secure environment, delivering great customer service and ensuring the facilities are clean, safe and staffed, so that every customer has a great experience.

Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing.

What we’ll need from you

  • You must be RLSS National Pool Lifeguard qualified for this role.
  • A first aid qualification and some experience would also be very desirable. Good communication and organisational skills are essential for this role. 
  • You’ll also need a good knowledge of Health & Safety and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of a service. 
  • You’ll need to be able to work a rolling shift rota, which will include a mix of early mornings, daytime and evening shifts.

What we can offer you

£17,190 to £20,753pa (actual range for 31.25 hrs p/w)
Starting salary subject to qualifications and experience.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include a generous holiday allowance, plus bank holidays on top of this.  In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Apply now

If you’re NPLQ qualified, upload your current CV and a supporting statement.  Tell us what makes you the best person for the job!

(COVID-19) - information for job applicants

Given the ongoing situation, we have not set a closing date for this job vacancy. We are unable to currently advise when interviews will be arranged. We feel that this is the correct and responsible decision to make in these exceptional circumstances in view of:

· increased demand on the time of the council staff in response to the pandemic

· the need to support more vigilant public health measures.

We appreciate that applicants will want further information. However, as this is an unprecedented situation, arrangements for undertaking these interviews will require careful consideration.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

Important Information

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).