Leisure Attendant/Lifeguard (wet) Apprenticeship Fanshawe Swimming Pool

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 inc. evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001311141

  • 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.  

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 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).
Leisure Operations Level 2
National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification 

What will your training involve?
•    Level 2  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 
•    Customer 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

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

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

Personal qualities

Ability to work well within a team

Confident 

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

Formed in 1987, SLM is the longest established leisure management company in the UK, working with 26 local authorities, operating 77 leisure facilities nationwide. It prides itself 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 new 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.

Employer

Fanshawe Swimming Pool

Address

Park Road

Ware

SG12 0DP

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Training provider

Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management
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Functional Skills in English
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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

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

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017