Lifeguards / Recreation Assistants

Being a Lifeguard is an essential part of the operation of the Swimming pool and Centre. This is a responsible role which is key to the safety and well-being of customers. Many of our current Managers started their career in leisure as a Lifeguard.

Uckfield Leisure Centre
up to £14468.85pa

a bit about this role…

Recreation Assistant / Lifeguard – Uckfield leisure centre

Do you hold the nationally recognised NPLQ qualification? If not, we have the opportunity for you to obtain this qualification! RLSS Training Course is being held on Monday 17th July to 21st July 2017. So if you are a competent swimmer, and looking for a great opportunity, then come and be part of the team.

Freedom leisure actively promotes healthy lifestyles, and our community facilities are the perfect place to achieve this.

We are looking for Lifeguards to join our friendly and professional team. Ideally you will have the NPLQ qualification, although we are able to offer the training, to the right candidate, you will need to be a competent swimmer, to pass a pool competency test. You will be responsible to ensure that the centre users are safe at all times, and that their visit is an enjoyable one. You will need to have excellent customer service skills, and used to dealing with people on a face to face basis.

In return for this opportunity we offer a competitive salary, and other benefits such as:

Freedom Choices, our very own employee benefit scheme, which gives employees access to a great range of benefits. Get discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending.
Staff membership (including family members)
Incremental holidays
Employee Assistance Programme 24/7- confidential, independent and impartial source of support.
Company pension (up to 6%)
Childcare vouchers
Team working environment
Career progression
Fully funded In-house training

Hours: 37hrs a week, Monday to Sunday - Rota basis

Closing Date: 30th June 2017

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