Activity Leadership Apprentice

Lifetime Training
150.00 per week
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Willink Leisure are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work with them as a Activity Leadership Apprentice and gain their Level 2 in Activity Leadership!

Your duties will include:
• Provide exceptional customer service to all members
• Administration support (reporting and data input)
• Reception work - Emails, phone calls, face to face enquires
• Adopting a customer service focussed and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment
• Support and deliver community engagement linked to increasing swimming participation
• To support the coaching team when required to maintain continuity of teaching and excellent customer service
• To cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme

You will work towards your Activity Leadership Level 2 through work based learning delivered by Lifetime.

To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer.

If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process, in order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you are able to do the following.

• Jump/dive into deep water
• Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds
• Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds
• Surface dive to floor of pool (deepest part)
• Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits

Personal Qualities :
• The ability to deal with customers and their queries and concerns with tact and sensitivity.
• Ability to handle difficult situation in a professional and calm manner
• The ability to work as part of a team.
• To working in a sports or coaching environment

Skills Required :
• Team player
• Great communicator
• Leads and inspires others
• Cares about our communities

Future Prospects :
Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time position

Training to be Provided :
Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Other Information :
Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from October 1st 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Things to consider :
The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

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