Lifeguard Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

The Pavillions (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £340.00 to £360.08
40.0 hours per week Mon-Sun, The position is 40 hours per week on a three-week rolling shift pattern including weekends and some early and late shifts. Shifts TBC.
65 weeks (duration)
15 November 2021(start date)
Leisure team member (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
8 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking for a career as a Lifeguard and kick-start your career in the leisure industry? Pavilions In The Park are looking for keen swimmers to join their friendly and supportive team!

Responsibilities

As an apprentice you will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of all users at the leisure centre and working towards your Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management. You will also be required to provide customer service to the highest standard and you MUST be a strong swimmer.

Day to day duties:

  • Maintain the vigilant supervision of those in the pool
  • Carry out pool rescues, resuscitation and first aid as needed
  • Building and being part of a successful and well-motivated team
  • Providing an excellent level of Customer Service to Members
  • To act in a professional manner at all times
  • Equipment setups safely and on time

The position is 40 hours per week on a three-week rolling shift pattern including weekends and some early and late shifts.

As an apprentice with PAVILIONS IN THE PARK, you will be studying towards a 12-18 months qualification that will be the Level 2 Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship".

Future Prospects

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

Reality Check

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

The position is 40 hours per week on a three-week rolling shift pattern including weekends and some early and late shifts.

Skills Required

Apprentices must be strong swimmers as you will eventually be providing the supervision and safety for swimmers within the leisure centre. Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public.

Qualities Required

What are we looking for in our apprentice?

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude 
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • A genuine passion and interest in health, leisure and fitness
  • You must also be able to work well within a team and have a friendly approachable personality

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

  • Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
  • Lifeguard qualification (NPLQ)
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