Leisure Assistant Apprentice Bedworth Leisure Centre

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Bedworth Leisure Centre are looking for motivated candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations Level 2!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

  • Working week

    30 hours shift work inc. evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001284962

  • Positions

    1 available

Bedworth Leisure Centre 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 a minimum of 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 12-15 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities. 

Pay and benefits 
£3.30 per hour apprenticeship wage paid from the start of your apprenticeship (including your training period).

Free use of gym and swimming pool, paid holidays and on-going training opportunities

     What will your training involve?

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing Operational Services 
  • Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations 
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning 
  • Cutomer service/ Sales/Marketing within the Leisure Environment 
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)*Certificate in Swimming Pool Supervision and Rescue 

Swim Test:

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 prospects

Desired skills

  • Candidates must have a passion for wanting to work within the sport and leisure industry and pursue their career within this sector.
  • Candidates must be strong swimmers.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work well within  a team 

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time position

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early

About the employer

Sports and Leisure Management Limited (SLM Ltd) is the company behind the Everyone Active brand. The Company is the longest established leisure contractor in the UK having been formed in 1987 by our CEO Stephen Hulme. The Company has seen significant growth over the years and currently manages 93 sports, leisure and cultural facilities in partnership with 34 Local Authority clients.

Employer

Bedworth Leisure Centre

Address

Coventry Road

Bedworth

CV12 8NN

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Training provider

  •  Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Leisure Operations and Leisure Management

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2017