Center Parcs

Qualified and Unqualified Lifeguards - Bedford

Recruiter
Location
Woburn Forest Village, Bedfordshire
Salary
£8.34 per hour
Posted
20 Sep 2016
Closes
18 Oct 2016
Ref
774344318
Job Type
Full Time
We're a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.
Join the UK's number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.
ABOUT US 
Nestled in the heart of our forest you will find the centrepiece of Center Parcs, the Subtropical Swimming Paradise. Open from 10am to 9pm daily the huge pool area includes a toddler pool, wave pool, whirlpool and exciting flumes as well as the wild water rapids. Swimming lessons are available for all ages with qualified instructors. There are many activities available from learning to Snorkel, Scuba Diving and Aqua jets.
ABOUT THE BENEFITS 
  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
ABOUT THE ROLE 
We are currently recruiting for Qualified and Trainee Lifeguards to join our team at Woburn Forest.
A Lifeguard is the main point of contact for our guests in the Subtropical swimming Paradise. You will demonstrate just the right mix of welcoming our guests in a positive, friendly manner and ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety necessary in the pool environment. As the face of Center Parcs you will make a great lasting impression on our guests, impressing them with your professionalism and guest care skills.
You will be a friendly, naturally helpful and vigilant team member who naturally seeks out opportunities to ensure the guests' requirements are met.  You will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness standards within the Subtropical Swimming Paradise and ensure that all company and legal requirements are met at all times.
Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB). This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.
HOURS OF WORK 
You will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4 week period. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week. Flexibility is essential and you must be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends on a rota basis as you will be required to work a range of shift patterns.
ABOUT YOU 
You must possess excellent communication skills and be friendly and approachable as you will provide a supportive role to our guests, providing personal attention and care at all times.
Essential requirements: 
  • Candidates will be required to successfully complete a swim test in order to progress to interview
  • RLSS Pool Lifeguard /NARS Qualification - for qualified lifeguards
Desirable requirements: 
The ideal candidate will be qualified or have experience of the following:-
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in Pool Plant Operation
  • Use of a Defibrillator
Closing date: 4 October 2016