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£16,500 - £17,100 annual salary
Job location: Withington, Manchester, UK
Withington, Manchester
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
The Company

Love Withington Baths (LWB) is a charitable organisation run by local people with a shared vision to provide accessible and affordable high quality leisure opportunities for its residents and local businesses (  Withington Leisure Centre is over 100 years old and contains a 60-station gym, a 22 x 6m pool, two studios, physiotherapy room and a small café.

The role of Receptionist/Lifeguard

Reporting directly to the Facility Manager we are looking for a high-quality Receptionist ideally with previous experience in the leisure industry. The person will also be required to undertake lifeguarding responsibilities for which training will be provided if you do not already have the NPLQ. The role will require flexible working with a shift pattern including early starts, evenings and weekends. This will be 40 hours a week full-time but we will also consider part-time candidates. The role is wide and diverse so we are looking for someone who has a broad and proven skill set that can encompass the requirements of the role. The things we are looking for in our successful candidate include but are not limited to:

-Excellent communication skills
-Fantastic customer service including handling complaints
-Sales experience
-Database and systems management – e.g. of our membership and swim school
-Finance – including payments to suppliers and recording revenue
-Cleaning will also be required as part of this role
-The person we are after will
-Have excellent communication skills, verbal, written and IT based
-Have good numerical skills and be confident and comfortable handling cash/taking card payments

Be the positive and enthusiastic face of Withington Baths. As the first member of staff, visitors encounter, you will need to be adept in welcoming all people visiting the baths, you will need to be comfortable dealing with a wide range and variety of people and excel at making them feel welcomed and part of the Love Withington Baths family.

Remuneration: £16,500 - £17,100 annual salary

In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community. This post is also subject to an e hanced DBS check.

Please apply by submitting a letter of application, addressing the above points and your suitability for this position, along with your CV below.
£13 - £15 per hour
Job location: Whitefield, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:

To help teach and coach people of all ages and abilities to develop swimming skills, technique and confidence in the water.


-Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming
-Good communicator
-The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers
-Perseverance and patience
-The ability to encourage people and put them at ease
-An understanding of how to differentiate in a coaching session
-Ideally, the candidate will hold a valid National Reach Rescue Award / Pool Attendant Qualification or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, although not essential.
-Professional, punctual and well-organised person responsible for the implementation, development and organisation of swimming classes
-Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends

Main Duties:

-To plan and deliver lessons ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans
-Integration of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework and programme reward schemes into your classes
-Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used correctly
-Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions and undertake risk assessments
-Identify participants’ abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential
-Plan and deliver sessions appropriate to the level of swimmer
-Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques
-Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance
-To be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and adults to participate in swimming
-Set ground rules for each session
-Evaluate sessions and give feedback
-Regularly assess each participant’s ability and progress and arrange for the award of the appropriate certificates
-To attend regular meetings with the Regional Coordinator as and when necessary.
-To agree to abide by a code of conduct and carry out duties in accordance BASS and site policies, including equal opportunities, safeguarding children, health and safety at work, etc.

Additional Requirements:

-Enhanced DBS checked
-One term (10-week commitment)

Please submit your contact details, cover letter, and CV below to apply for this vacancy
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