Your duties will include:
Work towards Lifeguard qualification and once qualified focus on Lifeguarding and swim teaching qualification.
Provide exceptional customer service to all members
Assisting with gym tours and inductions
Support the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons
Adopting a customer service focused and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment
Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines
Creating personal exercise places for members
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 teach swimming when needed to fit the needs of the programme
to cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme
You will Support the swimming lesson programme under the guidance of the General Manager or equivalent and the Regional Aquatics Manager
You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the centre.
As well as your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification, you will get the following qualifications:
First Aid Level 3, Fitness Instructing Certificate and swim teaching Level 1 and 2
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
You will work towards your Leisure Team Member Level 2 standard through work based learning delivered by Lifetime Training over a 15 month duration.