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Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Meadowside 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; Effectively communicate with other team members.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £166.80

  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001751799

  • Positions

    2 available

Everyone Active is a leading UK Leisure Provider and are recruiting Apprenticeships in Leisure Team Member roles, to start a career in the Leisure Industry. 

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 Everyone active 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 and good communication skills are essential

Personal qualities

  • A sense of humour and 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

About the employer

Sports and Leisure Management was established in 1987 and is the longest established leisure contractor in the UK. Sports and Leisure Management Limited’s consumer brand is Everyone Active, which is the name that can be seen at over 150+ leisure and cultural facilities across the UK. We successfully manage these facilities in partnership with 45 different local councils.

We pride ourselves 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 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

Meadowside Leisure Centre

Address

High Street

Burton-On-Trent

DE14 1TL

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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: 31 Jan 2022