Places for People
11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Lifeguard based in the heart of Winchester at the award winning River Park Leisure Centre.  As one of our larger Centres River Park offers a number of facilities ranging from a gym, swimming pools, studio classes, physiotherapy and sports injury clinics.

What your role will be

This is an exciting time to join an already established team in setting the standards for how Places for People Leisure deliver leisure services to the local community. You will be based on a wet site, supervising customers and keeping them safe while abiding to the Health and Safety Act. You will be expected to deliver an excellent customer service experience, engaging with both customers and staff members.

As part of the leisure team you will be tasked with keeping all areas clean and hygienic at all times, maintaining high standards of cleanliness while carrying out daily pool checks.

The opening times are Monday to Friday 5:45am – 10:30pm and Saturday 6:30am – 7:30pm – you will work on a 3 week rota.

Your background

The successful applicant will have experience of working within a safety conscious environment; ideally you will have National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and first aid although training will be provided. If you do not possess NLPQ you must be a competent swimmer and be able to gain the qualification after a 1 week course. Above all you will be passionate about swimming safety and be able to show at interview your excellent customer service skills and experience.           

What we offer you

As part of Places for People Leisure you will have the support of a professional, caring and commercial organisation who values the role you and your team will play in delivering your responsibilities.  Our people provide the heart and soul of our organisation and the communities they serve, our value driven behaviours demand that our people engage with our customers, enhance their experiences and exceed their expectations.  They bring a smile, some fun and a caring professionalism that makes the difference; they’re Placemakers.

About us

Places for People Leisure is a market leader and we are passionate about improving the opportunities for communities to be physically active; enhancing the health and vitality of People and making Places really work. It is driven by its mission ‘to create active places and healthy people’.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on .

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.
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