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These are exciting times for Leisure Services in Wiltshire within our 10 centres we have new facilities, a rapidly expanding customer base and a real vision to make a difference to the health of the population through increased physical activity delivered by a diverse team of sport and physical activity specialists.
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Lifeguards
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
United Kingdom
£19,294 - £20,043 pro rata
Full time, Part time
03 Sep 2022
LCC01269
05 Aug 2022
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As a Lifeguard you will have fantastic customer service and a passion for swimming and staying active. As well as supervising our members in the pool and poolside, you will support the operations team in keeping our centres clean and tidy, setting up for activity sessions and undertaking maintenance/building checks.

You will work a varying rotated pattern of shifts, which will require some evening and weekend work.

If you are interested in a career in leisure, we have fantastic training programmes that can lead to management positions, focusing on employee development.

Hourly rate range for this role is £9.99 - £10.39 per hour.

Our Offer to you:

• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service, as well as the option to purchase an additional 20 days (pro rata for part time hours)

• The opportunity to work for a forward-thinking council with a strong focus on staff engagement.

• Established and supportive teams who will provide monthly 1:1’s and management feedback in a culture of learning and development.

• We offer an attractive rewards package with an excellent range of discounted products and services with national and local retailers via our Wiltshire Rewards scheme

• Excellent training and development opportunities – with a variety of progression opportunities including CMI accredited leadership programs and career paths into management

• Employee wellbeing services and family friendly policies to support work life balance

About the team and about you

The leisure service offers a diverse range of activities and it is truly rewarding to see the way in which your job role can contribute to the health and well being of members and customers.

If you like working with people you will enjoy working in leisure, the service is fun, dynamic and offers plenty of opportunities to develop all kinds of skills; whether you are seeking a career in leisure or saving for a gap year we can support you in your chosen direction.

Do you have:

- A UK recognised pool lifeguard qualification?*

- Understanding of relevant health and safety legislation?

- A high standard of physical fitness?

- An awareness of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults?

To be considered for a Lifeguard position, you will need to be a strong swimmer, and have excellent customer service and verbal communication skills and be customer focussed with an enthusiastic approach, giving a positive and professional image at all times.

All employees will need to attend staff training programmes as required which may fall outside of the working shift pattern. This includes NPLQ as well as additional training sessions.

Closing date: 3 September 2022


*Those who do not hold an NPLQ or equivalent qualification may be considered for this post. Wiltshire Council run courses through RLSS and you will have the opportunity to obtain your qualification within 3 months of starting.
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