Apprentice Recreation Assistant Littledown Centre

This is an ideal vacancy for somebody looking to start out in the leisure industry. You will work towards your Level 2 Apprenticeship in Operational Services and have the opportunity to experience life in a busy leisure centre.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Shift work 5 out of 7 days, 37 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001289930

  • Positions

    1 available

An opportunity has arisen for the right individual to become a leisure attendant in a large centre in Bournemouth. The centre has a gym, swimming pool and other leisure facilities.

The role will be varied and will involve duties such as:

  • Lifeguarding 
  • Setting up equipment and cleaning

You will need to have good communication skills and be able to deal with customers on a regular basis.

You will be working within a team contributing to the day to day running of the centre. The job will require you to be flexible in your approach.

You will be working on a shift rota which will require early and late shifts along with weekend work.

A key part of the job will be lifeguarding the swimming pool so you will need to be a strong swimmer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Need to be able to swim 10 lengths of a 25 metre pool.

Personal qualities

Interest in sport would be beneficial.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

To become a qualified Recreation Assistant.

Things to consider

Due to lack of public transport and early and late shifts, own means of transport may be beneficial or ability to commute. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Large leisure centre in Bournemouth delivering a wide range of leisure activities.

Employer

Littledown Centre

Address

Chaseside

Bournemouth

BH7 7DX

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations

Competancy Qualification 

  • Active IQ NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being Operational Services

Knowledge Qualification 

  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations 

Transferable Skills

  • City & Guilds Functional Skills Level 1 Englihs and Mathematics

ERR

  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

Apprenticeship framework

Leisure Operations and Leisure Management

Training provider

LOCOMOTIVATION LTD.

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Locomotivation Ltd

Contact

Debbie MacLeod 07816856191 debbiemacleod@locomotivation.co.uk


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.


Sign in to apply

Closing date: 30 Sep 2017