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Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Hucknall Leisure Centre

Are you passionate about Sport, Exercise and Fitness? Everyone Active are looking for a new Leisure Team Member Apprentice. The role involves Fitness Instructing, Lifeguarding, Swim Teaching, and leading group activity sessions! Apply now!

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

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Closing date: 04 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday. Exact days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000102559

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Everyone Active are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Team Member Level 2 apprenticeship.

There are five key areas of work all leisure team members will cover: leisure and fitness operations, lifeguard duties, swimming teaching duties, gym instruction and leading group activities. You will act as a Lifeguard, Swimming Teacher, Gym Instructor and Group Activity Leader amongst other operational duties.

Your duties will include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to all members
  • Assisting with gym tours and inductions
  • Covering Lifeguard positions
  • Support the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons
  • Adopting a customer service focussed approach to your responsibilities
  • Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines
  • Creating personal exercise places for members
  • Understanding Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Support and motivate clients who take part in physical activity
  • Safe and effective pool supervision
  • Equipment setups safely and on time
  • Effective communication with other team members

This is a full-time position, and you will be required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre, doing a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours. You will receive on-going training and benefit from free use of the gym and swimming pool.

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

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

Level 2 Leisure team member standard.

You will achieve your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing, Level 1&2 Swim Teaching & NPLQ Lifeguarding Qualifications as part of this apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

Job requires evening and weekend working on a rota basis.

About the employer

Everyone Active is part of Sports and Leisure Management Ltd, we are the longest-established leisure contractor in the UK, having been founded in 1987. We are called Everyone Active for a reason: we have made it our mission to encourage everyone we come into contact with to participate in at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, either in one of our centres or via online training, five times per week.

Employer

Hucknall Leisure Centre

Address

Linby Rd

NG15 7TX

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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: 04 Jan 2023