Waterfield Leisure Pool

Lifeguard / Leisure Assistant apprentice

Employer:

Waterfield Leisure Pool

Training Provider:

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Weekly wage £165.30 to £311.98
38.0 hours per week 30 Hours Per Week - Inc. Evenings and weekends, times TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 12 February 2020
Melton Mowbray
Intermediate(level 2)
Leisure Operations and Leisure Management (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
5 February 2020 (application closing date)
Waterfield Leisure Pool 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 full-time employment on successful completion of the 12-month apprenticeship.

Reality Check

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.15 an hour for 18-20-year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Qualities Required

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

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
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