Eston Sports Academy

Lifeguard / Leisure Assistant apprentice

Employer:

Eston Sports Academy

Training Provider:

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Weekly wage £100.00
25.0 hours per week Shift work - Inc. Evenings and weekends.
duration: 15 months
start: 10 October 2019
Middlesbrough
Intermediate(level 2)
Activity Leadership (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
3 October 2019 (application closing date)
Eston Leisure Centre are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Activity Leadership L2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers.

Responsibilities

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

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work between 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre. You will receive on-going training and benefit from free use of the gym and swimming pool.

The programme is 12 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term 12-month contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities. 

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 and where pool design permits

Future Prospects

Potential of fulltime employment on successful completion of the 15 months apprenticeship

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 Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

Candidates must be passionate about wanting to work within the leisure industry and willing to work towards their apprenticeship.

Qualities Required

N/A

Qualifications Required

No previous qualifications required.

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management 
  • Functional Skills in maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT