Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Lifetime Training
Location
Dunstable
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations Level 2 and be 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
• Maintenance of company standards at all times
• 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 around 39 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre.

You will receive on-going training including your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification and NVQ Level 2 in Leisure Operation.

The programme is 12 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term 12 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

Skills Required :
Candidates must be strong swimmers to undertake the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.

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

Training to be Provided :
What will your training involve?
•Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations
• Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT
•National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)*Certificate in Swimming Pool Supervision and Rescue

Other Information :
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Things to consider :
This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


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