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Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Loftus Leisure Centre

We need a Recreation Attendant who will be focused on delivering excellent customer service standards, provide safe and effective pool supervision, be part of a motivated team, ensure high levels of cleanliness and housekeeping, support the varied programme of activities and sessions and effectively communicate with other team members.

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

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Closing date: 02 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £166.80

  • Working week

    Mon - Sun, times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001740862

  • Positions

    1 available

Leisure Team Member roles, to start a career in the Leisure Industry. 

  • Assist in the provision of high-quality sport and leisure services to our customers
  • Lifeguard duties
  • Set up and dismantle equipment
  • Assist customers in their use of the facility

Progression within the company is a core value, and on completion of your apprenticeship you will have plenty of opportunities to progress and develop within the company. 

We're looking for enthusiastic people with a willingness to learn who can help achieve our mission of getting our customers to be active 30 minutes a day 5 times a week.

The Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship is a great opportunity to begin your career in the Leisure Industry. As part of your apprenticeship you will gain your National Pool lifeguard Qualification along with other nationally recognized qualifications in Leisure. 
As part of the 18-month programme you will gain the following qualifications:

  • National Pool Lifeguard
  • First Aid at Work
  • Level 2 Gym Instructing
  • Level 1 Assistant Swim Teaching
  • Level 2 Swim Teaching

Your day to day duties with consist of working to ensure the full operations of a Leisure Centre and maintaining all of the required set standards across the organisation. You will be trained to safely operate the pool as part of a team and ensure the safety of the public. As part of your role you will learn and develop all the skills required to operate the different leisure facilities and activities such as swim and fitness provision.

This is an exciting opportunity for any candidate who has a drive and commitment to develop a career in the leisure industry. A candidate who is keen to learn and become a valued member of the team with flexible skills and attributes to develop into the future. 

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work a minimum 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre. You will be employed on a fixed term contract. 

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

At Loftus Leisure Centre you will be studying towards your Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2 Standard over the course of 15 months.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team player
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • A sense of humour
  • Enthusiasm to work

Desired qualifications

None required.

Future prospects

Potential Progression to Team Leader and then onto Duty Management training.

Things to consider

Job requires evening and weekend working on a rota basis.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

We offer a host of activities for you to try here at Loftus Leisure Centre. Our gym includes a huge variety of cardio and resistance equipment, while you’re sure to find a class to suit you in our group fitness programme. Furthermore, we also have two swimming pools in which you can enjoy our award-winning swimming lessons, casual swim sessions, aqua aerobics classes, casual sessions and fun sessions too. We also have a squash court available throughout the year, while you can relax and unwind in our health suite that includes a sauna and steam room.

Employer

Loftus Leisure Centre

Address

Deepdale Road

TS13 4RS

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

  • Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Leisure team member

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Nov 2021