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Lifeguard
Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, United Kingdom
Clitheroe
Lancashire
United Kingdom
from £18,500
Full time
22 Oct 2021
04 Oct 2021
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Permanent, Full Time Lifeguard

Stonyhurst Sports Centre is situated in the grounds of Stonyhurst College in the heart of the Ribble Valley. We offer a wide range of facilities to both pupils and members, including a swimming pool, fully equipped gym, and fitness studio, all weather pitch and indoor tennis dome.

We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and organised lifeguards to join our dedicated team. Your primary role will be to undertake lifeguard duties in line with the normal operating procedure and ensure high levels of supervision are maintained at all times

Main Duties:

- Promote the safeguarding and welfare of all members, students and visitors
- To undertake lifeguard duties in line with the normal operating procedure and ensure high levels of supervision are maintained at all times
- To be aware of and abide by the Pool Safety Operating Procedure, which contains the Normal Operating Procedure and Emergency Action Plan
- Undertake cleaning duties as specified in the daily cleaning rota and to a high standard, being proactive in maintaining a high level of cleanliness throughout the facility
- Undertake duties on reception as required, including taking bookings, payments, cash reconciliation and customer queries
- To be responsible for ensuring customer use of the pool’s facilities is consistent with the pool’s admission policy
- To be aware of all emergency and critical incident procedures, logging and reporting any incidents occurring on shift
- To supervise holiday clubs/camps and maintain a presence in the Fitness Suite as required and directed by the Management Team
- Work with the Management Team and other staff to ensure the smooth running of the facility

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential: National Pool Lifeguard Status

Desirable: - Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent qualification/experience
- First Aid Qualification or a willingness to undertake one
- Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation
- Pool Plant maintenance Qualification or a willingness to undertake one
- Willingness to further develop your career including undertaking continual professional development to achieve a high level of service

Skills/Experience

Essential

- Experience of working with young people and/or the general public
- Ability to work as part of a team but also on own initiative
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- A flexible approach to work including working early, late and weekend shifts
- Maintaining a high level of personal presentation, including wearing the appropriate uniform at all times

Desirable

- Comfortable with the use of ICT
- An interest in getting involved in the wider Sports Facilities provision on campus
- A willingness to respond positively to the changing operational needs of the facility
- Experience of working within the leisure industry

You may be required to undertake any other duties including Health & Safety and compliance within your capabilities and as maybe reasonably required.

This job description illustrates the main responsibilities of the job and is not intended to be exhaustive.

What is in it for you?
In return, we can offer.

- An interesting and varied role within a unique setting.
- Flexible working hours, including weekends.
- Opportunities for training and professional development as appropriate, we are keen to see you reach your potential.
- Swimming pool access, free of charge.
- Opportunity to join the National Pension Trust scheme.
- Full Time Lifeguard role.
- 37.5 hours per week
- Salary starting from £18,500 per annum dependant on experience and expertise

Stonyhurst is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: This vacancy will close on Friday 22nd October at 12 noon with Interviews taking place week commencing Monday 25th October.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For an application pack please visit the Vacancies page on our website www.stonyhurst.ac.uk

Stonyhurst is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Stonyhurst: a company limited by guarantee
Registered in England: company number 6632303
Registered office: Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9PZ
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