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Leisure Assistants/Lifeguards - Casual

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

The Role

Casual Leisure Assistants/Lifeguards (Richmond)
Scale 2: £11.95 per hour
(plus 12.07% holiday relief pay allowance)

  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service?
  • Are you NPLQ and First Aid qualified? (essential)
  • Do you have availability to work weekdays during Term Time?
  • Then we need you to join our team!

Where you’ll be working
You’ll join the team at Pools on the Park, Twickenham Road, Richmond TW9 2SF. 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 RLSS 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 required 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 offered a mix of shifts which may include early mornings, evenings and weekends during Term Time. We are particularly looking for staff who can work weekday shifts.

What we can offer you
£11.95 per hour, plus 12.07% holiday relief pay allowance on top of 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 type).

Apply now
If you’re NPLQ qualified and available to work
, submit your application today.

Please be aware that incomplete or unqualified applications will be rejected.

Closing Date:  31 January 2023 at Midnight.
Applications will be regularly reviewed before the closing date.

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).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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