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Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard - Part Time

The Role

Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard), Part-time 27.25 hrs (permanent)
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre, TW11 8EZ  
Actual starting salary £15,700pa 
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  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service?  
     

  • Are you NPLQ and First Aid 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, TW11 8EZ 

Facilities here include main and learner pools, fitness suite, spin studio, hydrotherapy pool and studio space.  

The Centre is 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 IQL/RLSS 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 and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of a service.   

You’ll be expected to work the following 4 week shift pattern, which averages 27.25hrs per week:
 

 

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Mon

1pm-10.10pm
(8.5hrs)

4pm-8pm
(4hrs)

1.40pm-9.20pm
(7hrs)

3.20pm-10pm
(6hrs)

Tue

Off

3.20pm-8pm
(4hrs)

Off

3pm-10.10pm
(6.5hrs)

Wed

6am-1.40pm
(7hrs)

Off

2.20pm-10pm
(7hrs)

Off

Thu

2.20pm-8pm
(5hrs)

Off

4pm-7pm
(3hrs)

Off

Fri

1.20pm-7.30pm
(5.5hrs)

10.40am-6.20pm
(7hrs)

1.40pm-8.20pm
(6hrs)

9.40am-5.20pm
(7hrs)

Sat

Off

11.20am-8.30pm
(8.5hrs)

Off

7.30am-3.10pm
(7hrs)

Sun

Off

3.20pm-9.00pm
(5hrs)

Off

3pm- 8.40pm
(5hrs)

Total

26 hours

28.5 hours

23 hours

31.5 hours

(Unpaid breaks are included in above shift patterns).

What we can offer you 
Actual starting salary will be £15,700pa for 27.25hrs
Salary progression range is £15,700 to £18,259pa 

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include a generous holiday allowance 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 and apply to work with us. Please ensure you complete all stages of the application process as incomplete applications cannot be considered. 

Closing Date: 9 October 2022 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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