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13 'recreation assistant' jobs

Sylvestrian Leisure Centre
Competitive salary + benefits
Job location: Snaresbrook, London, United Kingdom
Job description:
An opportunity has arisen for extremely motivated and capable Recreation Assistants to join our high calibre team at Sylvestrian Leisure Centre, Forest School.

Duties will include lifeguarding, cleaning and maintenance of equipment. Candidates will be NPLQ and First Aid qualified. The position will involve shifts on an ad-hoc basis, working evening and weekends. Following successful completion of a probationary period, there will be opportunities for training and advancement. The post is subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced level DBS check.

* GSCE grade C in Maths and English required and a desire to train in other areas.
* The post is subject to two satisfactory references, medical questionnaire and a DBS check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Please click on ‘apply now’ for an application form or for further information.
GLL
Up to £17,690 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Job location: Thame, United Kingdom
Job description:
Are you an experienced Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) looking for the next step in your career? If so, this could be the opportunity for you. GLL is recruiting a Senior Recreation Assistant to work at Thame Leisure Centre in Thame, Oxfordshire.

Whilst on shift, you'll oversee a team of lifeguards, who you'll act as a mentor and role model to be responsible for some staff training. You'll have real attention to detail as you'll be ensuring the safety of our customers as well as the cleanliness of the pool environment. You'll be responsible for regular cleaning, maintenance and preparation of areas and equipment as appropriate, so you'll need to be hard working and have a conscientious attitude. Excellent communication and social skills are necessary as you'll often be the first point of contact for customers. Health and safety is paramount therefore attendance at regular pool training sessions is a must.

Ideally, you'll have your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) with up to date NPLQ training records and a First Aid certificate. It is desirable that you also have a Pool Plant Operators qualification.

In return, we offer:

Pension
Childcare vouchers
Ride to work scheme
Discounted membership at our leisure centres
The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
Career pathways
Ongoing training and development
If you feel your experience matches this role, apply now.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
GLL
Up to £17,133 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Job location: Thame, United Kingdom
Job description:
GLL is looking for Recreation Assistants to work at Thame Leisure Centre in Thame, Oxfordshire. If you have the talent and ambition to join us as a Lifeguard, there's never been a more exciting time to progress with a sector leader. This is more than a Lifeguard job - it's a career. Professional development is just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.

Pool safety can't be underestimated - and neither can the responsibility that comes with this vital lifeguarding role. Our scale means we can also offer scope to progress, and variety like nowhere else - from regular pool rotations, supervising and cleaning the pool area, to setting up equipment and delivering a first-class customer service when dealing with queries. Do your job well, and there shouldn't ever be an emergency. But if the unexpected should happen, you'll be equipped with the skills to potentially save a life.

If you're calm under pressure, highly responsible and a natural with people from all walks of life, this is your chance to develop as a Lifeguard. We look for integrity, a can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service. Passion and personality will also stand you in good stead, combined with knowledge of health and safety legislation and a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. A great team player, you'll make sure our customers have the best possible experience - in terms of enjoyment, safety and hygiene.

In return, we offer:

Pension
Childcare vouchers
Ride to work scheme
Discounted membership at our leisure centres
The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
Career pathways
Ongoing training and development
If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
GLL
Up to £17,133 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Job location: Witney, United Kingdom
Job description:
GLL is looking for Recreation Assistants to work at Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney, Oxfordshire. If you have the talent and ambition to join us as a Lifeguard, there's never been a more exciting time to progress with a sector leader. This is more than a Lifeguard job - it's a career. Professional development is just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.
Pool safety can't be underestimated - and neither can the responsibility that comes with this vital lifeguarding role. Our scale means we can also offer scope to progress, and variety like nowhere else - from regular pool rotations, supervising and cleaning the pool area, to setting up equipment and delivering a first-class customer service when dealing with queries. Do your job well, and there shouldn't ever be an emergency. But if the unexpected should happen, you'll be equipped with the skills to potentially save a life.
If you're calm under pressure, highly responsible and a natural with people from all walks of life, this is your chance to develop as a Lifeguard. We look for integrity, a can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service. Passion and personality will also stand you in good stead, combined with knowledge of health and safety legislation and a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. A great team player, you'll make sure our customers have the best possible experience - in terms of enjoyment, safety and hygiene.
In return, we offer:
• Pension
• Childcare vouchers
• Ride to work scheme
• Discounted membership at our leisure centres
• The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
• Career pathways
• Ongoing training and development
If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.
To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.
About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.

GLL
Up to £20,285 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Job location: Stratford, East London
Job description:
GLL is looking for a Recreation Assistant Apprentice to work at the London Aquatics Centre, set in the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London. If you love sport, fitness and exercise, this apprenticeship could help you build a career out of your passion.

The Recreation / Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship is a hands-on and active role. You could be doing anything from Lifeguarding a pool to setting up a sports hall for a badminton or football session. Whatever you're doing though, rest assured you'll have all the support of a big, friendly team behind you as well as proper training to give you the confidence and knowledge to do your job well.

You'll need to:
- Be a strong swimmer - you'll have to do a timed swim test before you start
- Be friendly - you'll be helping lots of our customers
- Be hard-working - our leisure centres open weekends and early mornings (don't worry, you won't have to do them all the time!)
- Enjoy learning - we'll train you to get qualifications including a Level 2 NVQ in Leisure Operations and your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

These apprenticeships are based in Better Leisure Centres, which are run by GLL - the UK's largest leisure operator - so if you're hard-working and pass your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to build a long-term career with us.

In return, we offer:
- Discounted membership at our Better Leisure Centres
- Free uniform
- Competitive salary
- Ride to Work scheme
- Pension
- Training and career development opportunities

Apply now and see how far you can go with a Better Apprenticeship.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
GLL
Up to £18,726 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Job location: Crystal Palace, South East London
Job description:
Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in Crystal Palace, South East London is looking for Recreation Assistants Apprentice. If you love sport, fitness and exercise, this apprenticeship could help you build a career out of your passion.

The Recreation / Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship is a hands-on and active role. You could be doing anything from Lifeguarding a pool to setting up a sports hall for a badminton or football session. Whatever you're doing though, rest assured you'll have all the support of a big, friendly team behind you as well as proper training to give you the confidence and knowledge to do your job well.

You'll need to:
- Be a strong swimmer - you'll have to do a timed swim test before you start
- Be friendly - you'll be helping lots of our customers
- Be hard-working - our leisure centres open weekends and early mornings (don't worry, you won't have to do them all the time!)
- Enjoy learning - we'll train you to get qualifications including a Level 2 NVQ in Leisure Operations and your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

These apprenticeships are based in Better Leisure Centres, which are run by GLL - the UK's largest leisure operator - so if you're hard-working and pass your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to build a long-term career with us.

In return, we offer:
- Discounted membership at our Better Leisure Centres
- Free uniform
- Competitive salary
- Ride to Work scheme
- Pension
- Training and career development opportunities

Apply now and see how far you can go with a Better Apprenticeship.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

About Us
Better Leisure Centres are run by GLL, the largest leisure operator in the UK and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. We operate over 230 facilities including leisure centres, pools, spas, libraries and children’s centres in London & the South East, the South West, the North and Northern Ireland which encompass some of the most iconic venues in the country such as the London Aquatics Centre and Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and have recently achieved the Investors in People Silver award.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
Parkwood Leisure
Competitive
Job location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Job description:
Recreation Assistants

Full Time Position

Hengrove Park Leisure Centre

Up to £8.25

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to embark on a leisure career at a busy, modern Leisure Centre.

We are currently looking for a Full Time Recreation Assistant. You will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

You will be a self-motivated individual who will be proactive in supporting the Centre’s operation; including Lifeguarding, equipment set ups and general cleaning duties.

An NPLQ qualification is desirable however full training can be provided. First Aid at Work and an AED qualification are also desirable.

All positions are subject to a DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please submit your CV and Cover Letter by clicking Apply Now . Alternatively, you can send your applications direct to Rob Langley, Hengrove Park Leisure Centre, Hengrove Promenade, Hengrove Park, Bristol, BS14 0DE.

Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
GLL
Up to £16,082 per annum (39 hrs a weeks pro rata)
Job location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
Are you an experienced Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) looking for the next step in your career? If so, this could be the opportunity for you. GLL is recruiting a Senior Recreation Assistant to work at Oasis Leisure Centre in Swindon, Wiltshire.

Whilst on shift, you'll oversee a team of lifeguards, who you'll act as a mentor and role model to be responsible for some staff training. You'll have real attention to detail as you'll be ensuring the safety of our customers as well as the cleanliness of the pool environment. You'll be responsible for regular cleaning, maintenance and preparation of areas and equipment as appropriate, so you'll need to be hard working and have a conscientious attitude. Excellent communication and social skills are necessary as you'll often be the first point of contact for customers. Health and safety is paramount therefore attendance at regular pool training sessions is a must.

Ideally, you'll have your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) with up to date NPLQ training records and a First Aid certificate. It is desirable that you also have a Pool Plant Operators qualification.

In return, we offer:
- Pension
- Childcare vouchers
- Ride to work scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development

If you feel your experience matches this role, apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
GLL
Up to £17,177 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Job location: Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
The Beacon Sports Centre & Theatre in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire is looking for a Multi-skilled Sport & Recreation Apprentice. If you love sport, fitness and exercise, this apprenticeship could help you build a career out of your passion.

This varied 12-15 month apprenticeship will train you in a variety of sports and recreation activities to not only support a busy public leisure centre but also to give you a wide-ranging skillset that will help you build a long-term and interesting career. During this apprenticeship, you'll work towards your NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership as well gaining qualifications to work as a Lifeguard and in general leisure operations.

You'll need to:
- Be a strong swimmer - you'll have to do a timed swim test before you start
- Be friendly - you'll be helping lots of our customers
- Be hard-working - our leisure centres open weekends and early mornings (don't worry, you won't have to do them all the time!)
- Enjoy learning - we'll train you to get a range of different qualifications

These apprenticeships are based in Better Leisure Centres, which are run by GLL - the UK's largest leisure operator - so if you're hard-working and pass your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to build a long-term career with us.

In return, we offer:
- Discounted membership at our Better Leisure Centres
- Free uniform
- Competitive salary
- Ride to Work scheme
- Pension
- Training and career development opportunities

Apply now and see how far you can go with a Better Apprenticeship.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
Parkwood Leisure
NMW/NLW
Job location: Torbay, United Kingdom
Job description:
Site: Torbay Leisure Centre

Salary: £NMW - NLW

Torbay Leisure Centre are seeking Lifeguards to cover casual shifts through the week and weekends. We require individuals who are self-motivated and have high standards. With good time management and the ability to use initiative, the successful applicants will have energy and enthusiasm.

The role of a lifeguard requires an enthusiastic, responsible and hardworking individual to supervise a wide variety of swimming sessions, maintain the centres’ high standards of cleanliness and assist with general day to day operations. Our lifeguards are on hand to ensure our members are having a great time using our facilities whilst overseeing their poolside safety at all times.

The successful Recreation Assistant will have:

A UK recognised pool lifeguard qualification
Knowledge of health and safety legislation
Have previous experience of working in the Leisure Industry
The ability to work proactively and flexibly within the team and work on own initiative.
Excellent communication skills
Experience of dealing with a range of customer queries/concerns in a professional manner.
Be willing to work shifts, including evenings and weekends
Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role.

This position requires a DBS disclosure and the ideal candidate must hold a valid NPLQ certificate, have excellent communications skills and have a high level of customer service.

For further information please visit our website www.leisurecentre.com

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for this position, please submit a letter of application, stating current salary and full CV by clicking Apply Now.

Applications By: 31st October 2017

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that it you have not received correspondence within 14 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
GLL
Up to £15,210 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Job location: Rugby, Warwickshire
Job description:
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre in Rugby, Warwickshire is looking for a Recreation / Leisure Assistant Apprentice. If you love sport, fitness and exercise, this apprenticeship could help you build a career out of your passion.

The Recreation / Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship is a hands-on and active role. You could be doing anything from Lifeguarding a pool to setting up a sports hall for a badminton or football session. Whatever you're doing though, rest assured you'll have all the support of a big, friendly team behind you as well as proper training to give you the confidence and knowledge to do your job well.

You'll need to:
- Be a strong swimmer - you'll have to do a timed swim test before you start
- Be friendly - you'll be helping lots of our customers
- Be hard-working - our leisure centres open weekends and early mornings (don't worry, you won't have to do them all the time!)
- Enjoy learning - we'll train you to get qualifications including a Level 2 NVQ in Leisure Operations and your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

These apprenticeships are based in Better Leisure Centres, which are run by GLL - the UK's largest leisure operator - so if you're hard-working and pass your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to build a long-term career with us.

In return, we offer:
- Discounted membership at our Better Leisure Centres
- Free uniform
- Competitive salary
- Ride to Work scheme
- Pension
- Training and career development opportunities

Apply now and see how far you can go with a Better Apprenticeship.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

About Us
Better leisure centres are run by GLL, the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.

GLL
Up to £18,782 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Job location: Lower Clapton, East London
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
King's Hall Leisure Centre in Lower Clapton, East London is looking for a Recreation / Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard) Apprentice to work 20 hours per week on this 18 month apprenticeship programme. If you love sport, fitness and exercise, this apprenticeship could help you build a career out of your passion.

The Recreation / Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship is a hands-on and active role. You could be doing anything from Lifeguarding a pool to setting up a sports hall for a badminton or football session. Whatever you're doing though, rest assured you'll have all the support of a big, friendly team behind you as well as proper training to give you the confidence and knowledge to do your job well.

You'll need to:
- Be a strong swimmer - you'll have to do a timed swim test before you start
- Be friendly - you'll be helping lots of our customers
- Be hard-working - our leisure centres open weekends and early mornings (don't worry, you won't have to do them all the time!)
- Enjoy learning - we'll train you to get qualifications including a Level 2 NVQ in Leisure Operations and your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

These apprenticeships are based in Better Leisure Centres, which are run by GLL - the UK's largest leisure operator - so if you're hard-working and pass your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to build a long-term career with us.

In return, we offer:
- Discounted membership at our Better Leisure Centres
- Free uniform
- Competitive salary
- Ride to Work scheme
- Pension
- Training and career development opportunities

Apply now and see how far you can go with a Better Apprenticeship.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
Everyone Active
Competitive
Job location: Carshalton, United Kingdom
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
30 hours per week

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work as part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers.

What will the role involve?

• Effective communication with other team members
• Equipment setups safely and on time
• Maintenance of company standards at all times
• Provision of safe and effective pool supervision
• Building cleanliness and undertaking other various housekeeping duties
• Building and being part of a successful and well-motivated team
• Delivering excellent customer service at all times

The programme is 12 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term contract.

What will your training involve?

• Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing Operational Services
• Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations
• Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
• Customer service / Sales / Marketing within the Leisure Environment
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities
NPLQ desirable but not essential as will be given as part of training.
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