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Operations assistant Lifeguard Apprenticeship Everyone Active - Bedworth Leisure Centre - Bedworth

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 fully embracing our company values and ensure high levels of cleanliness and housekeeping are maintained within the centre.

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

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,674.00

  • Working week

    Mon - Sun - Exact shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000095546

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Operations Assistant/Lifeguard 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 recognised qualifications in Leisure.

Responsibilities include Lifeguarding, Cleaning and setting up equipment.

NPLQ course provided. As well as the above, to succeed in this role, you'll also need to be comfortable helping customers with issues away from lifeguarding, have a positive outlook on life and be able to communicate well with other members of your team. Working hours will include early mornings, evenings and weekends

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.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2 Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression includes team leader, duty manager Opportunities include swimming teaching/ reception / sales and fitness. We would encourage the staff to train in at least one of the above as part of their initial 12 months of employment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

Early shifts will start as early as 5:30am. Evenings will finish as late as 10:30pm 6 hours on site to complete NVQ booklets, meetings with assessors, work based assessments Job requires evening and weekend working on a rota basis. 4th April to attend NPLQ course

About the employer

Welcome to Everyone Active. The UK leading operator of local leisure, gym, swim and activities facilities. It’s our mission to get everybody doing at least 30 minutes of activity five times a week. Whether you’re into swimming, going to the gym, taking on a group exercise class, or enjoying activities with the whole family, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Employer

Everyone Active - Bedworth Leisure Centre - Bedworth

Address

Harrow Lodge Leisure Centre

RM11 1JU

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

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: 09 Dec 2022