Leisure Assistant

Recruiter
SOUTH NORFOLK COUNCIL
Location
Diss, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1260055488
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
South Norfolk Council has an exciting opportunity for 2 Leisure Assistants to join our team based in Diss Leisure Centre. You will join us on a full time or part time, permanent basis (for 37 or 24 hours per week) and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £17,588 - £18,800 pro rata per annum.

Do you have as much enthusiasm as our customers?

Do you enjoy fitness, wellbeing and thrive on being part of busy team working a range of shifts and dealing with the public? Then read on...

What you could be part of...

Diss is a lively and thriving centre consisting of 2 pools, a gym, sauna and steam room. We run a very popular children's swim school and exercise classes for adults too! We believe in giving our staff the skills and knowledge to progress in their career so actively encourage undertaking training and courses to assist that process.

Working at South Norfolk Council would enable you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like. Continuous improvement is also vital and our employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people's lives.

Key responsibilities of our Leisure Assistant:

Our Leisure Assistant team ensure the poolside, gym and all public areas are kept safe for all our users. You will be:

- Supervising the pool area
- Working on reception, serving customers, completing transactions and making bookings
- Assisting with show rounds from the public and schools
- Ensuring the centre is well run and ready for business

As our Leisure Assistant you must be prepared to gain:

A RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - however we run courses every 6 - 7 weeks so there is always the opportunity to train with our team to get this qualification before you start with us! You must also either have or be prepared to complete a First Aid qualification. Previous experience in a leisure centre is desired, with good concentration skills and the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with our customers is a necessity.

Our teams work across our 3 leisure centres so need to be able to have their own means transport and enjoy this flexible working style.

Benefits of becoming our Leisure Assistant:

Our package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, performance related pay up to 4%, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need. As a Platinum Investors in People you will have regular reviews with your line manager and a personal development plan. We also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Leisure Assistant then please click 'apply' now, we'd love to hear from you!

Closing date: 24 September 19
Interview date: 30 September 19


Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record check.

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