Riverside Leisure Centre Ltd

Lifeguarding Apprentice


Riverside Leisure Centre Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Shift work Inc. Evenings and Weekends, times TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 14 January 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Activity Leadership (apprenticeship standard)
7 January 2020 (application closing date)
Riverside Leisure Centre, part of Parkwood Leisure is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual with a passion for health and fitness to join our friendly centre as a Leisure Assistant Apprentice!


Riverside Leisure Centre are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work with them as an Leisure Assistant Apprentice and gain their Level 2 in Leisure Operations!

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Operation & Leisure Management 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 40 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre.

To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer. If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process, to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you can complete 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

Opportunity for progression.

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

  • Strong swimming skills

Qualities Required

  • An open, honest and outgoing personality
  • High personal integrity and motivation
  • Ability to work within a team

Qualifications Required

No qualifications required.

Training Provided

  • Leisure Operations & Leisure Management Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (if applicable)
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