Leisure Recreation Assistant / Lifeguard Apprentice | Bayswater

Everyone Active
05 Nov 2019
03 Dec 2019
Start Date
Leisure Recreation Assistant / Lifeguard Apprentice - (SLM) Porchester Centre - Bayswater
Everyone Active are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations & Leisure Management Level 2 apprenticeship and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers. As part of your apprenticeship you will be required to work towards the following leisure qualification: -NPLQ (If necessary based on site requirements for pool operations) -Level 2 Leisure Operations -Level 2 Employment Awareness Your duties will include: • 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 between 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre. You will receive on-going training and benefit from free use of the gym and swimming pool. 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. 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
Requirements and Prospectus
Desired skills

Candidates must be passionate about wanting to work within the leisure industry and willing to work towards their apprenticeship.

Personal qualities

•A strong work ethic including attention to detail, willingness to adapt to change, and time management •A positive attitude to work and act as a role model within their local community •Ability to work individually and as a member of a team •Truthful, sincere and trustworthy in their actions; can demonstrate integrity by doing the right thing; exhibits high levels of emotional intelligence •A willingness to learn and contribute to their own continuing professional development

Qualifications required

-No Previous Qualifications are required (All required qualifications will be delivered as part of the apprenticeship) -Maths and English GCSE are not required as Functional Skills Level 1 will be delivered as part of the apprenticeship if no prior achievement is present

Future prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time position

Training to be delivered

Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths Functional Skills in English Functional Skills in ICT

About the employer
Sports and Leisure Management was established in 1987 and is the longest established leisure contractor in the UK. Sports and Leisure Management Limited's consumer brand is Everyone Active, which is the name that can be seen at over 150+ leisure and cultural facilities across the UK. We successfully manage these facilities in partnership with 45 different local councils. We pride ourselves on achieving excellent operational standards, driving up activity participation, maintaining service excellence and developing colleagues, all of which are marks of a successful company. SLM is the company behind the exciting brand Everyone Active; it's the UK's No 1 brand for activity. The vision is to be everyone's first choice for activity and we will strive to encourage everyone to participate in 30 minutes of moderate physical activity 5 times a week. Everyone Active is a leading UK Leisure Provider and we are recruiting Apprenticeships in a fantastic range of roles, to start a career in the Leisure Industry. Our aim is to provide the vital first steps into employment though our successful and highly rated Apprenticeship Scheme. Our scheme allows them to 'Earn while you learn' and gain a fully accredited qualification whilst earning a weekly income. Apprentices will gain skills to be able to work safe and effectively within their role, with the view to career progression upon completion of the apprenticeship.

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