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Recreation Assistant
Bristol, UK
United Kingdom
Full time
24 May 2019
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Recreation Assistant
Hengrove Park Leisure Centre

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to embark on a career in the leisure industry at a busy modern facility, with an international spec swimming pool.

The Opportunity

Working as part of an enthusiastic team and reporting to the Duty Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day operation of the centre including operational set ups and takedowns, Lifeguarding, health and safety compliance checks and customer care.

Additional responsibilities such as delivering swimming lessons and supporting the administration of the swimming lesson scheme will be required.
Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role.

Includes evenings and weekend working 40 hours per week.

The Person
- The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and experience of working in a busy wet/dry facility.
- Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential.
- You will be a team player, and self-motivated with a willingness to learn
- A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, First Aid at Work certificate, Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification.
- Training to achieve these qualifications will be provided.

What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?
- Competitive salary
- Generous annual leave
- Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
- Employee health cash plan
- Employee discount portal
- discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Pension Scheme
- Company sick pay
- Career progression
- Training and development

Parkwood Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply
If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV to Rob Langley

Closing Date
Friday 24th May 2019

About Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. Working with Legacy and Lex Leisure, we’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve.

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