Leisure Attendant/Lifeguard (wet) Apprenticeship Fareham Leisure Centre - Swimming Pools (Public)

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Everyone Active are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations Level 2 and be part of a friendly team!

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

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30 hours per week, shift work including evening and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310942

  • Positions

    1 available

Everyone Active are looking for 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.

Your role will be varied and you will work across the leisure centre including pool side where you will lifeguarding and ensure the safety of our customers.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations NVQ Level 2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers.

Duties would 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 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 12-15 month contract.

On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.

Pay and benefits:
£3.50 per hour apprenticeship wage paid from the start of your apprenticeship (including your training period).

Everyone Active are the sectors leading operator who has been voted Operator of the Year for the last 2 consecutive years. Working with 40 Local Authorities, operating 140 leisure facilities nationwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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.

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must be passionate about wanting to work within the leisure industry
  • Candidates must be willing to work towards their qualification.
  • Effective communication
  • Teamwork skills
  • Leadership and management

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

On going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

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. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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. - See more at: http://www.everyoneactive.com/Page/5/About/1097/About-Us#sthash.yZ1idHLC.dpuf

Employer

Fareham Leisure Centre - Swimming Pools (Public)

Address

Park Lane

Fareham

PO16 7JU

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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 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.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017