Recruiting: Lifeguard / Leisure Assistant Needed
Hello there, we are currently recruiting.
Do you enjoy fitness, wellbeing and thrice being part of a busy team working a range of shifts and dealing with the public? Do you want to work within the community at a thriving Leisure Centre?
What you could be part of…
Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like. Continuous improvement is also vital and we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.
What you’ll be doing…
- Supervise the pool area
- Set up activities within the centre such as fun & float sessions and badminton.
- Assist with centre tours from the public, schools
- Ensure the centre is well run and ready for business
- Our teams work across our 5 leisure centres so you need to be able to travel between centres and enjoy this flexible working style
You must have…
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
Strong Communication Skills
Excellent Customer service skills
Be able to work in a motivated team
What’s in it for you…
Why Work For Us?
Do you want to know more about why our staff work for us? Our website has a fantastic why work for us section where our staff tell us what makes working for the Councils so special.
What Flexible and Hybrid Working Arrangements do we Offer?
The Councils understand the importance of operating a work life balance in the modern world. The Councils operate a flexible working policy and hybrid working options available for employees where operationally possible.
Where Are We Located?
Plan your travel route and find out where the Council office sites are located?
Our website has an amazing interactive map showing all our Council sites and the travel and route plan for each.
What Roles Do the Councils Offer?
The Councils operate a vast and diverse number of services for our residents, so with this comes a vast and diverse amount of job roles within the Councils. Our website has a great graphic showing all our job families and roles within the Councils. From here you can plan your career with the Councils or get some ideas on other roles that you may be interested in.
What Benefits do our Employees Receive?
View all our amazing staff benefits on offer for our employees. Our website has a brilliant benefits section allowing you to see the range of discounts, exclusive offers and total rewards our employees receive. Make sure you stop by to find out more information.
What Employer Accreditations do we Hold?
The Councils have a range of employer accreditations that we have worked very hard to achieve. Our website has a full descriptive list of all our current accreditations and what this means for our employees.
What Wellbeing Support do our Staff Have Access to?
The Councils want to ensure all our employees have a safe comfortable place to work, ensuring that employees feel empowered to actively manage their own wellbeing both at work and at home. The Councils have a large wellbeing section available on the website outlining our commitment to the wellbeing of the employees of the Council.
Where are we advertising?
Advertising Internally and Externally
If external, please apply via our website. If internal, please apply via submitting your expression of interest to the relevant recruiting manager, a template for an expression of interest can be found on Connect.
Closing Date* 22nd January 2023
Interview Dates: W/C 30th January 2023
*The Councils reserve the right to close the any and all vacancies after one week, if there is judged to be a sufficient number of applications received.
Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check and enhanced medical check.
If you any questions about the role, then please don’t hesitate to contact the recruiting manager or human resources, who will be happy to answer any questions on the role or the Councils.