Lifeguarding Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Lifetime Training
Location
Horsham
Salary
306.00 per week
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Pavilions In The Park are looking for motivated candidates to work towards their Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management as part of a 12-15 month apprenticeship.

What will the role involve?
We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work as part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers.

The job will involve:
• Effective communication with other team members
• Equipment setups safely and on time
• Meeting and greeting members of the public and answering the telephone
• Provision of safe and effective pool supervision
• Building cleanliness and undertaking other various housekeeping duties
• Building and being part of a successful and well-motivated team
• Delivering excellent customer service at all times.

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work 40 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre.

The programme is 12-15 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term 12-15 month contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.

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 :
What are we looking for in our apprentice?
Enthusiasm and a positive attitude;
Ability to work well in a team;
Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public;
A genuine passion and interest in health, leisure and fitness;

Skills Required :
Candidates must have a passion for wanting to work within the sport and leisure industry and pursue their career within this sector. Candidates must be strong swimmers.

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

Training to be Provided :
• Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management
• Functional Skills
• National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

Other Information :
The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. 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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