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Lifeguard (Training Provided) - Full Time - Crowborough Leisure Centre

Freedom Leisure
Crowborough England United Kingdom

Would you like to work with children and make an impact on their lives? Not sure what your next step in life is going to be? Would you like fully funded training and support to learn a new skill? Do you fancy a change and are up for a new challenge?

If you answered yes to any of these then this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are a not-for-profit leisure trust with we have a strong purpose and commitment to support our local communities and hard-to-reach groups encouraging them to become more active, contributing to improved lives. From Swimming lessons, to walking football and everything in-between we are driven to provide fun and welcoming sessions to support the whole community to be active, both within our leisure centres and in the local community.

Being a lifeguard with us is great as you will develop life-long skills like teamwork and communication. It is one of our most rewarding jobs and leaves you feeling really great at the end of a shift and you get to meet people from all walks of life and make lifelong friends with your colleagues. We are offering fully funded training in the recognised NPLQ lifeguarding qualification which will give you the skills to excel.

Our lifeguards are an integral part of our team and have gone on to become swim teachers, supervisors and even more, we will support you to develop to reach your potential!

So if this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.
In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

Hours: up to 37 hours a week, Monday to Sunday (Rota basis)

We are looking for people who have the following attributes:

  • Team orientated approach
  • An ability and understanding of how to relate to customers of all ages and abilities
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Demonstrated passion and energy for the leisure industry

Requirements for training course:

  • Be 16+ years of age on the date of assessment
  • Jump / dive into deep water
  • Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds
  • Swim 100 metres continuously on front and 100m continuously on back
  • In deep water, tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided without using a ladder / steps where the pool design permits

You will need to be available for the entire course duration including the assessment date.

(*Training terms and conditions apply)

We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That's why we've developed a benefits package with you in mind, so what can we offer you?

  • My Staff Shop, our very own staff benefit scheme, gives employees access to a great range of benefits. Get discounts on cinema tickets, travel bookings, high street e-vouchers, gift cards, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending.
  • Discounted Staff membership (including family members)
  • Incremental holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential, independent and professional counselling.
  • Company pension
  • Various insurance and saving schemes
  • Financial advice
  • Cycle-to-work and Car Leasing tax-efficient schemes (salaried staff only, depending on earnings)
  • All this as well as fully funded training and career progression opportunities in a team working environment

Closing date: 17th November 2023

Salary: up to Β£20,102 per annum

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