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Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship WELLBEING FITNESS AND LEISURE COMMUNITY TRUST LIMITED

We are looking for a highly motivated Apprentice Leisure Assistant who can provide excellent customer service to join our team at Woughton Leisure Centre.

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

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £214.50

  • Working week

    39 hours per week incl. evenings and weekends, exact shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001798535

  • Positions

    2 available

We are looking for a highly motivated Apprentice Leisure Assistant who can provide excellent customer service to join our team at Woughton Leisure Centre.

As a Leisure Assistant your role will be critical in ensuring our facilities are open, clean and safe, as well as ensuring equipment is working. Applicants will be required to complete a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification if not held already; you will be able to work on your own initiative & play an integral part of the team who follow a quality management system. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Lifeguarding the swimming pool
  • Taking responsibility for the Health and Safety of all our customers
  • Provide a professional, friendly and welcoming service to all customers
  • Set up centre activities in a timely manner
  • Pro-actively carrying out daily checks and cleaning to ensure standards are met
  • Maintain full product knowledge of the services at our centre

As a Leisure Team Member Apprentice you will be working and studying towards a 12-18 months qualification which is your Leisure Team member Level 2 apprenticeship qualification.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Teamwork
  • Must be a strong and competent swimmer

Personal qualities

Applicants should be physically fit and be able to swim confidently to pass the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.

  • Friendly
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification will be required to complete lifeguard duties. This qualification can be provided. 
 

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship there may be opportunities to work in other areas of the centre e.g. as a swimming teacher or personal trainer.
 

Things to consider

  • 39 hours per week 
  • 30 minute break
  • Hours are shifts and include early mornings, evenings and weekends 
  • Hourly rates £5.50 per hour

About the employer

Woughton Leisure Centre is not your usual ‘gym & swim’ facility – it is so much more! After a £1.2 million-pound investment in 2016, Woughton was transformed into a Group Exercise Centre of Excellence, hosting 5 urban inspired studios (including the biggest fitness studio in Milton Keynes might we add!).

Employer

WELLBEING FITNESS AND LEISURE COMMUNITY TRUST LIMITED

Address

Woughton Leisure Centre

Rainbow Drive

Milton Keynes

MK6 5EJ

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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 Level 2
  • Functional Skills maths and English
  • NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification)

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: 15 Feb 2022