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Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard), Part-Time 22-28hrs (TPFC)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service?
  • Are you NPLQ qualified?
  • Then we need you to join our team!

Where you’ll be working

You’ll join our lifeguarding team at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre. Facilities at here include a main pool, learner pool, fitness suite, spin studio, exercise studio and hydrotherapy pool.  

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 the 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

We need you to be National Pool Lifeguard qualified for this role. A first aid qualification and some experience would also be very desirable. Good communication and organisational skills are essential for this role.

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

What we can offer you

22 hrs p/w = £11,700 to £12,182*pa (Including London Living Wage Uplift)

28 hrs p/w = £14,891 to £15,505*pa (Including London Living Wage Uplift)

* Pay award pending (April 2019)

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance which includes a generous holiday allowance of 31 days (pro-rata) plus bank holidays.

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. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.

Apply now

Upload your current CV and a supporting statement.  Tell us what makes you the best person for the job!

Closing Date:  Monday 22 April 2019 at Midnight

We will contact you after the closing date to let you know if you have been shortlisted or not for interview.

Useful Information

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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).

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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