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16.00 per week
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Now Taking Applications
- Opportunity Type
Intermediate Level 2
RISBOROUGH SPRINGS SWIM & FITNESS CENTRE
Description of Opportunity
Risborough Springs Swim and Fitness Centre are looking for a (part-time Lifeguard) to join the team. NPLQ training can be provided during the October half term.
In an ideal world you will have a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and/or a first aid certificate however we are willing to train you in both these qualifications. As you will be working poolside you must be a competent swimmer and be safety conscious.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
1. To support and contribute to the company's mission statement - 'To create active places and healthy people'
2. To ensure the comfort and safety of all users of the Centre.
To maintain vigilant supervision of pool users and ensure their safety at all times.
To administer first aid, effect pool rescues and apply resuscitation as necessary.
To comply with the Centre's Health and Safety procedures at all times,
To deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner, delivering outstanding service
To report any matter of concern to the Duty Manager immediately.
To carry out cleaning duties as necessary.
To wear the prescribed staff uniform at all times.
To carry out patrols of the Centre.
To prepare activity areas involving the setting up/dismantling of equipment.
To ensure that all Centre equipment is stored safely and securely when not in use.
To report any maintenance issues using the appropriate procedures.
To assist the Duty Manager with any tasks involved in the operation of the Centre.
To maintain any suggested training requirements
As an apprentice with Risborough Springs Swim and Fitness Centre, you will be studying towards a 12-18 months qualification that will be the Level 2 Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Lifetime Training on 0333 0143 669 (Ref ID: 152679)
Good communication and customer service skills
Reliable with a positive 'can do' attitude
Enjoys working as part of a team
Candidates must be strong swimmers.
A swim test will be required to test your swimming strength as part of the selection process.
NPLQ (preferred - training can be provided)
Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2
NPLQ training can be provided during the October half term.
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
What are we looking for in our apprentice?
Enthusiasm and a positive attitude;
Ability to work well in a team;
Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public;
A genuine passion and interest in health, leisure and fitness;
A Places Leisure Lifeguard can look to progress to the Team Leader/Senior Lifeguard or Duty Manager position
This role will include shift work, Monday to Sunday and between 6:30am and 22:30pm