Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship Pingles Leisure Centre

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Pingles Leisure Centre are looking for motivated candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations Level 2!

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

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Closing date: 10 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £160.00

  • Working week

    40 hours per week shift work including weekends/ Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001318346

  • Positions

    1 available

Pingles Leisure Centre are looking for enthusiastic and energetic 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. 

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 a minimum of 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 12-15 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. 

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 have a passion for wanting to work within the sport and leisure industry and pursue their career within this sector.

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

We’re called Everyone Active for a reason – we have built a strong reputation for delivering well-managed leisure facilities, which have successfully proven to encourage everyone to be more active. Whether it’s the most state-of-the-art gym equipment, sports facilities, ASA accredited swim programmes or fun activities for children; we have something for the entire community to enjoy. We’re enthusiastic about being active and staying healthy and we want you to be too. We’ve made it our mission to encourage more people to participate in 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, five times a week, either in-centre or online.

Employer

Pingles Leisure Centre

Address

Avenue Road

Nuneaton

CV11 4LX

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ 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

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.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Nov 2017