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Lifeguard Apprenticeship Risborough Springs Swim & Fitness Centre

If you want to earn money whilst working in a fun, lively environment with a team of people like you, then this exciting new job could be for you. Working with passionate and driven people, you will be responsible for the supervision of our customers whilst using our swimming and pool facilities.

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

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Closing date: 18 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,504.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120926

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Risborough Springs Swim and Fitness Centre are looking for a (part-time Lifeguard) to join the team. NPLQ training can be provided during the October half term.

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.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website.

1. To support and contribute to the company's mission statement - 'To create active places and healthy people'

2. To ensure the comfort and safety of all users of the Centre.

Responsibilities:

  • To maintain vigilant supervision of pool users and ensure their safety at all times
  • To administer first aid, effect pool rescues and apply resuscitation as necessary
  • To comply with the Centre's Health and Safety procedures at all times
  • To deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner, delivering outstanding service
  • To report any matter of concern to the Duty Manager immediately
  • To carry out cleaning duties as necessary
  • To wear the prescribed staff uniform at all times
  • To carry out patrols of the Centre
  • To prepare activity areas involving the setting up / dismantling of equipment
  • To ensure that all Centre equipment is stored safely and securely when not in use
  • To report any maintenance issues using the appropriate procedures
  • To assist the Duty Manager with any tasks involved in the operation of the Centre
  • To maintain any suggested training requirements

As an apprentice with Risborough Springs Swim and Fitness Centre, you will be studying towards a 12-18 months qualification that will be the Level 2 Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship.

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?

A Places Leisure Lifeguard can look to progress to the Team Leader / Senior Lifeguard or Duty Manager position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

This role will include shift work, Monday to Sunday and between 6:30am and 22:30pm

About the employer

Places for People Leisure manage leisure centres on behalf of Local Authority partners offering affordable activities to help you to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. We have recently become a social enterprise as a result of the acquisition by property management and development group Places for People, a not-for-dividend organisation.

Employer

Risborough Springs Swim & Fitness Centre

Address

Wades Park

HP27 9AX

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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: 18 Feb 2023