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Leisure Assistants (Lifeguards), Full-Time (Pools on the Park)

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

Working Pattern

You will be working 36 hours per week on a shift rota, which will include a mix of early mornings, daytime, evenings and weekends.

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 Pools on the Park in Richmond. Facilities here include indoor main and teaching pools, heated outdoor pool and grounds, fitness suite, health suite, café and two studio spaces.

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 for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing.

What we’ll need from you:
You must be National Pool Lifeguard qualified (NPLQ) and First Aid qualified for this role. Some experience would also be very desirable.

Good communication and organisational skills are essential for this role. 

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

What we can offer you:
£19,146 - £19,935 pa plus annual performance related pay review.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include a 36 hour working week (Full Time on shift rota) and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days per year, plus bank holidays on top of this.  In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, 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.

Apply now:
Just register online at: https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/jobs/ and upload a CV and Supporting Statement . Make sure you tell us how you meet all the criteria in the job profile and what makes you the best person for the job!

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

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.

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 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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