Apprentice Leisure Attendant Brio Leisure

Brio Leisure are looking to recruit an Apprentice Leisure Attendant to join their team based at Winsford Lifestyle Centre.

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Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm during the initial phase, however after this hours will cover mornings, afternoon and evenings to suit the needs of the business.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Excellent opportunity to work for Brio Leisure.  Supervising members of the public in the Swimming Pool and all other allocated Leisure area’s responding in according to National Operating Procedures (NOP) and Emergency Action Protocols (EAP), and providing ongoing cleaning throughout the shift to provide customers with a safe and clean environment.

Duties will include:

  • Supervise members of the public in the Swimming Pool and all Leisure areas. Responding in accordance with the PSOP, and within the guidelines of the statutory training and attendance on a monthly basis.
  • To assist the Duty Manager in the supervision inc training of leisure staff and work experience.
  • To ensure the building security, opening/locking up all public areas as per the facility programme
  • To control, assist and ensure the safety of members of the public using the facilities
  • Acting as lifeguard and making use of lifesaving skills to rescue bather in difficulty in accordance with Swimming Pool Procedures.  Administering first aid as required.
  • To provide high customer care at all times, answering queries, complaints and directing patrons
  • Controlling the behaviour of centre users in accordance with Centre instructions
  • Setting up and taking down sports equipment as required for various events and sports activities in different parts of the Centre.
  • Moving furniture and equipment in an out of stores and about the building as required
  • Undertaking cleaning duties including cleaning the pool bottom, pool surrounds, footbaths etc
  • Check shower and toilet areas for serviceability, damage or evidence of misuse and taking appropriate action where necessary.
  • Assisting in evacuation of the building by carrying out specific procedures in the event of fire, bomb alerts or other emergencies
  • To ensure company policies relating to NOP of the centre and EAP are adhered.
  • Carrying out any other duties required by the Group Manager within the scope of the post.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Previous work with children and young persons

• Understanding of customer care and equality in service delivery

• Have required swimming ability (NPLQ standard)

• Ability to take instruction and work at own initiative   

• Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

• Neat personal appearance

• A good team player

• An enthusiastic and forward thinking approach to the provision of leisure

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English Grade D or above, or equivalent

Future prospects

Our commitment to achieving excellence means that we need to attract and retain talented, committed people with the opportunity to provide access for Training and Development opportunities such as Swim level 1, Gym level 2 also team leading.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Brio Leisure is a Community Interest Company (CIC) limited by guarantee, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Cheshire West and Chester Council. Brio was established in May 2011, following local government restructure in Cheshire, and was formed by the merger of the predecessor local authority leisure operations, which had been delivered in-house and via two Leisure Trusts.


Brio Leisure


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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Leisure Operations
  • Functional Skills if required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Technical Certificate
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

Apprenticeship framework

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Trafford College


Ashley Yates 0161 886 7461

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Closing date: 11 Sep 2017