Apprentice Lifeguard Castle Sports Complex

Castle Sports Complex in Spalding are now looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to work towards their Leisure Operations Apprenticeship and work as an Apprentice Lifeguard.

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

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £195.00

  • Working week

    39 hours including weekends and evenings

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001288467

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the role involve? 

  • Lifeguarding 
  • Working on Reception and covering various other areas of the leisure centre
  • 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
  • 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 and 40 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. 

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

Please do not apply if you are not at the above swimming standard.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You must be enthusiastic and able to work well in a team. Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public.

Personal qualities

You need to have a keen interest in the health and Leisure industry and be dedicated to working towards your Apprenticeship Qualification

Qualifications required

No Qualifications Required

Future prospects

Potential to join the 1Life development programme and pursue further qualifications in Leisure management, fitness and swim teaching

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

About 1Life Our vision is to engage with people and communities, to enhance lives through health and wellbeing, sport and activity, learning and the arts. 1Life is a market leader in the supply of outsourced quality leisure, cultural and fitness services to Local Authorities, national bodies such as the charity WheelPower and private fitness clubs as well as schools, GPs, PCTs and charities.

Employer

Castle Sports Complex

Address

Albion Street

PE11 2AJ

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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: 16 Oct 2017