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BH Live
Up to £14.08 per hour, depending on experience
Portsmouth, UK
Careers with BH Live
Portsmouth, UK
United Kingdom
£16,332 per annum
Full time
31 Oct 2018
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About BH Live
Our vision of Creating Opportunities, Inspiring People and Enriching Lives represents the ambition of:
* Encouraging more people to take part in physical activity
* Attracting higher audiences through a diverse range of cultural artistic and community events
* Delivering economic benefit to the locations in which we operate by hosting major conferences, exhibitions and events

We’re looking for engaged, dependable individuals who will take responsibility for the health and safety of our member’s across our Portsmouth centres. BH Live can offer you the opportunity to develop your career within the leisure sector, supporting the study of vocational and industry recognised qualifications.

The role
To provide a high-quality level of lifeguarding/pool supervision to all pool users. To supervise public participation of activities at the centre, ensuring safety and enjoyment and undertake cleaning duties as directed. Erect, dismantle and transport equipment as required. Assist in the provision of a cost-effective, high-quality, customer-orientated service.

* Working on the poolside of one of our pools, you are the main point of contact for swimmers and therefore, you must be vigilant and have a good customer service approach. Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety around the pool environment and taking responsibility for maintaining cleanliness standards within the pool area are essential elements of this role.
* Due to the nature of this role the successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check (DBS).
* BH Live offers the opportunity to further develop your career within the Leisure sector and supports the study of vocational and industry recognised qualifications.
* Work will include evenings and weekends; your days and hours of work could vary each week.
* You must be a strong swimmer.
* Ideally hold a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, however, BH Live may be prepared to offer this training for the right candidates.
* A First Aid certificate would be an advantage.
* Present to the public a high personal standard of appearance and presentation in line with the staff charter.
* Carry out pool water tests and advise the Duty Manager/Supervisor of any irregularities
* To administer First Aid and Resuscitation as required.
* Be fully aware of the Centre’s Normal Operating Procedures and Emergency Action Procedures.
* To have an understanding of Quest, Investors In People and BH Live's Vision and Values and their aims and objectives.
* Day to Day Contact - Customers face to face
* Day to Day Contact - Duty Manager, Supervisor & Operations Team

Must be available to work to meet the needs of BH Live’s venues in relation to unsociable hour working, including working during evenings, weekends and bank holidays 40 hours per week (Portsmouth)

BH Live is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including an enhanced DBS (Police) check.

Applications can be made by clicking on ‘apply now’ with Portsmouth in the subject title.
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