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Casual Leisure Assistants/Lifeguards (Richmond / Teddington)

The Role

Casual Leisure Assistants/Lifeguards 
Pools on the Park, Richmond TW9 / Teddington TW11
Scale 2: £10.75 per hour 


  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service? 

  • Are you NPLQ  & First Aid qualified? (essential) 

  • Do you have you availability to work during term time (essential)?

  • Then we need you to join our team! 

Where you’ll be working
We have vacancies at both Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre and Pools on the Park in Richmond.  Both centres are open 7 days a week from 6.30am to 10pm. 

What you’ll be doing
Providing a professional and friendly approach to pool safety will be your main objective. Making sure that all customers are kept in a safe and secure environment, delivering great customer service and ensuring facilities are clean, safe and staffed, so that every customer has a great experience. 

Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing. 

What we’ll need from you
You must be RLSS/IQL National Pool Lifeguard qualified for this role and proof will be required. Applicants who do not hold this qualification will be rejected. 

A first aid qualification is needed and some experience would also be very desirable. Good communication and organisational skills are essential for this role. 

You’ll also have good knowledge of Health & Safety procedures and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of a service. 

You may be offered a mix of shifts which could include early mornings, evenings and weekends.

What we can offer you 
£10.75 per hour, plus holiday relief pay allowance on top of this hourly rate. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits* such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. 
* eligibility criteria applies (and will depend on contract). 

Apply now
If you’re NPLQ qualified, submit your application and tell us what makes you the best person for the job. 

Please be aware that incomplete or unqualified applicants cannot be considered and will be rejected.

Closing Date:  3 November 2021 at Midnight. 
We will contact you after the closing date to let you know if you have been shortlisted for interview. 

The closing date is given as a guide and we reserve the right to close this advert early, or once sufficient applications have been received. We strongly advise you complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Useful Information 
Your health and wellbeing are our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible. 

Equality Statement 
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. 

Important Information 
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils


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