Activity Leadership Apprenticeship Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Everyone Active are looking for motivated candidates to work towards their Activity Leadership Level 2!

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

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £224.00

  • 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

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001314524

  • Positions

    1 available

Everyone Active are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Activity Leadership Level 2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers. 

Your duties will include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to all members
  • Assisting with gym tours and inductions
  • Support the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons
  • Adopting a customer service focussed and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment
  • Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines
  • Creating personal exercise places for members
  • Support and deliver community engagement linked to increasing swimming participation
  • To support the  coaching team when required to maintain continuity of teaching and excellent customer service
  • To teach swimming when needed to fit the needs of the programme
  • To cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme
  • You will support the swimming lesson programme under the guidance of the General Manager or equivalent and the Regional Aquatics Manager

You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the centre.

You will work towards your Activity Leadership Level 2 through work based learning delivered by Lifetime Training as well as your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification, Fitness Instructing Certidicate (Included in the Activity Leadership)

To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer.

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

Personal qualities

Be able to use initiative.

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.

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

Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre

Address

Newbold Terrace East

Leamington Spa

CV32 4EW

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Training provider

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Apprenticeship framework

Activity Leadership

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: 20 Nov 2017