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Sales Assistants - Casual

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

The Role

Pools on the Park, Richmond TW9 2SF
£12.06 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday relief allowance on top of hourly rate)

  • Do you enjoy meeting people and giving great customer service?
  • Are you a confident communicator with sharp IT skills?
  • Then we need you to join our team!

Where you’ll be working
You’ll join our membership and sales team at Pools on the Park in Richmond.  Facilities here include an outdoor pool, indoor main and teaching pools, fitness suite, cycle studio, exercise studio, health suite and outdoor grounds.  The centre is open to the public 7 days a week from 6.30am to 10pm.

What you’ll be doing
You’ll be working on the promotion and sale of swimming and fitness memberships, promoting the Borough’s “Richmond Card” and activities across all centres.  Giving prospective members a tour and advising them of the best offers will be a key part of your role, along with marketing and email correspondence.

You’ll provide professional and friendly assistance with bookings / enquiries and welcoming visitors in person to the centre.

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 the following in order to be considered for this role:

  • Previous experience of working in a health and fitness environment, or relevant sales experience.

You’ll have good communication and organisation skills, along with the ability to use a computerised till (essential). A first aid qualification is also desirable, but not essential.

What we can offer you
£12.06 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday relief pay allowance on top of hourly rate).

Shifts offered are likely to include a mixture of early morning, daytime and evenings (both weekdays and weekends). Any shifts offered would be by mutual agreement, so you can always fit work in around your other commitments.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  We offer a range of staff benefits (subject to qualification criteria) 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.

Apply now
Upload your CV and complete the application process.

Please ensure you fully complete every step of the application process as incomplete applications will be rejected.

Closing Date:  22 January 2023 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. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early or once a sufficient number of applications have been received. We strongly advise you to 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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