Middleton Swimming Pool

Lifeguard Apprenticeship

Employer:

Middleton Swimming Pool

Training Provider:

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Weekly wage £180.00
30.0 hours per week Shifts/times TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 21 October 2019
Newport Pagnell
Intermediate(level 2)
Leisure Operations and Leisure Management (apprenticeship standard)
14 October 2019 (application closing date)
Looking to start your career within the leisure industry as a Lifeguard? Middleton Swimming Pool - Newport Pagnell are looking for keen swimmers to join their team as an apprentice Lifeguard.

Responsibilities

As a lifeguard Apprentice you will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of all users at the leisure centre and working towards your Leisure Operations Level 2.

Your role will be varied and you will work across the leisure centre including pool side where you will lifeguarding and ensure the safety of our customers.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations Level 2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers.

The job will involve:

  • Effective communication with other team members
  • Equipment setups safely and on time
  • Maintenance of company standards at all times
  • Provision of safe and effective pool supervision
  • Building cleanliness and undertaking other various housekeeping duties
  • Building and being part of a successful and well-motivated team
  • Delivering excellent customer service at all times

Future Prospects

Possible future prospects of full time employment and further career development.

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

Apprentices must be strong swimmers, as they will eventually be providing the supervision and safety for swimmers within the leisure centre.

You must also be looking for a career within leisure and able to work well within a team and have a friendly, honest, and approachable personality.

Qualities Required

What are we looking for in our apprentice?

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public
  • A genuine passion and interest in health, leisure, and fitness

Qualifications Required

No previous qualifications required but applicants must be strong swimmers. A swim test will be required to test your swimming strength as part of the selection process.

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • Functional Skills (if required)