Lifeguard - London

£16,000 - £17,200
22 Sep 2016
06 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Lifeguard to join our team in London. The successful applicant will join us on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary of £16,000 - £17,200 per annum.

When you join Peabody, you join an extensive and growing business. One with 28,000 homes, 80,000 residents and a 150-year history. As a major housing association we have outstanding challenges for people with talent and motivation. But we also have a strong commitment to the ideals of our philanthropist founder: George Peabody. That means you’ll have every chance to achieve – while making a difference. 

Our principles are simple: we believe in helping people and communities to grow, in estates that are springboards – not safety nets. With operations in nearly every London borough and one of the sector’s largest community regeneration programmes, we’re always keen to meet talented people who support our ambitions.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a customer focussed, friendly, professional and hard-working outlook to join our family focussed centre in the London Borough of Southwark.

This innovative and inspiring resource centre has a swimming pool, restaurant, IT training room, therapy suite and classes that promote healthy living. As the Lifeguard, you will be involved in all key aspects of the operational services across all areas of the centre including fitness, sales and pool areas.

Key aspects of the Lifeguard role will include:

  • Maintaining a safe pool environment through excellent lifeguarding practices
  • Delivering excellent customer service
  • Carrying out regular cleaning and maintenance regimes
  • Preparing activity areas and equipment

The successful Lifeguard will have:

  • The National Pool Lifeguard qualification (NPLQ)/ recognised qualification or able to gain this in two weeks
  • First Aid qualification (desirable)

Benefits include:

  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Life Assurance (immediate effect)
  • Gym discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye care
  • Season Ticket Loan (after 3 months)
  • Referral Scheme - £300
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • Extensive training prospects

We fully promote a healthy life/work balance by opening Monday to Friday where you will be required to cover shifts from 7.30am to 8pm. There will also be development opportunities should you be seeking progression in this role.

Please Note:

The successful applicant will need to be subject to a background (standard/enhanced) disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

Closing date & time: 06/10/2016 - 5pm

If you feel you have the skills and experience needed to become our Lifeguard please click ‘Apply’ now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application. Please monitor your emails also during this time.

Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.