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Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard, Full-Time (Richmond TW9)

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Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard, Full-Time
Pools on the Park, Richmond TW9 2SF
Starting salary £24,684pa
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  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service? 
     
  • Are you NPLQ qualified? (essential for role)
     
  • Can you commit to working full-time hours (year round)?
     
  • Then we need you to join our team!

Where you’ll be working
You’ll join our lifeguarding team at Pools on the Park, Old Deer Park, Twickenham Road, Richmond TW9 2SF. Facilities here include indoor main and teaching pools, outdoor heated pool and grounds, fitness suite, cycle studio, class studio and café. The Centre is open to the public 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 have a UK recognised National Pool Lifeguard qualification 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 and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of a service.  

We are looking to appoint staff to work 36 hours a week. Please make sure you can commit to working shifts all year round.

You will need your own National Insurance Number (NINo) to be employed by us. If you are aged 16 years or older and have not yet been issued with a NINo, please contact HMRC or apply for one asap.

What we can offer you a starting salary of £24,684pa
(with a salary progression range of £24,684 to £28,971pa)

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a generous holiday allowance of 40 days (which includes bank holidays) and wide range of learning and development opportunities.  
 
In addition, we offer a comprehensive 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 with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Apply now 
If you hold a valid NPLQ, upload your current CV now and apply to work with us. Please ensure you complete all stages of the application process as incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Closing Date:  30 June 2024 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.

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).

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