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Lifeguard Apprentice Ross On Wye Swimming Pool

Reporting to the Customer Service Manager of the centre, you will need a “can do” approach and a willingness to learn and mature on the job. We offer a nurturing and supportive workplace, along with strong induction and training programmes, to help you to grow and develop your career pathway for the future.

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

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Closing date: 22 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00 - £236.00

  • Working week

    Rota: 6 week rota pattern early mornings, evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001766348

  • Positions

    1 available

We have some fantastic opportunities for you to develop and grow your skills and experiences, starting a career in leisure at Ross on Wye Swimming Pool. These roles are at the heart of the operation of our centres, ensuring we deliver excellent services to our customers each and every day.

These roles are perfect as both apprenticeship or second career opportunities.

When working at a swimming pool, the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification will be needed (or the willingness and ability to work with us to qualify, full training programmes would be provided).

Reporting to the Customer Service Manager of the centre, you will need a “can do” approach and a willingness to learn and mature on the job. 

We offer a nurturing and supportive workplace, along with strong induction and training programmes, to help you to grow and develop your career pathway for the future.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Lifeguarding, cleaning and first aid tasks
  • Run safe and clean facilities, taking care of the resources which are needed to deliver the services on offer 
  • Pitch in as needed to help your centre, your manager, your  colleagues  
  • Promote our values and expectations 
  • Plan your tasks, deliver great service standards 
  • Support your colleagues 
  • Commit to your own development 
  • Take part in company training programmes 
  • Provide feedback so we can continuously improve 
  • Respect the privacy rights of customers and colleagues 
  • Take responsibility for your performance 
  • Take an active interest in the company and your centre 
  • Follow company policies, procedures and systems 
  • Follow the emergency response plan 

What we will offer:

  • Pension scheme
  • FREE Gym membership
  • Family discounts and Health Benefits
  • Full training and development
  • Cycle to work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Skills, qualities and experience:

  • Achieved or to be working towards National Pool Lifeguard qualification
  • To be able to maintain high levels of concentration in a humid environment
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

Skills, qualities and experience:

  • Self management
  • Contribute positively to the workings of a team
  • Dealing directly with customers
  • To have a flexible approach to work unsociable hours including weekends and Bank Holidays

Desired qualifications

  • In an ideal world you will have a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and/or a first aid certificate however we are willing to train you in both these qualifications
  • As you will be working poolside you must be a competent swimmer and be safety conscious

Future prospects

  • Completion of your apprenticeship

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Halo is a registered charity and social enterprise running 21 sport and leisure centres throughout Herefordshire, Bridgend County Borough, Shropshire and Swindon on behalf of the local authorities. We often discuss our status as a social enterprise, but many of our customers are unsure of what it actually means and more importantly, how it benefits them. Being a social enterprise means Halo trades for social purposes. We are a registered charity and 'not for profit' organisation, with no shareholders.

The money we make is ploughed back into the facilities. This allows us to keep our costs low and offer outstanding value for money across Herefordshire. Basically, when our customers spend money with us, we largely reinvest this into Halo services. So users are helping to sustain leisure activities for everyone across the county to enjoy – from pre and post natal exercise classes, babies in the ‘Swim-A-Song’ sessions, specialist exercise classes for people with MS, to toddlers at Gymnastics and to Senior group exercise classes.

Employer

Ross On Wye Swimming Pool

Address

Kyrle Street

Ross-On-Wye

HR9 7DB

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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

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

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Closing date: 22 Feb 2022