Leisure Attendant/Lifeguard - Cheshunt

Cheshunt, Waltham Cross
Up to £15,600 p.a.
01 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Ref: 1F120P
Job Type
Full Time

Leisure Attendants/Lifeguards - Laura Trott Leisure Centre, Cheshunt

40 hours per week (job sharing may be considered) 

Salary up to £15,600 p.a.

The Borough of Broxbourne is in south east Hertfordshire, bordering London and the M25, with a population of about 93,600.  Stratford International railway station is 25 minutes away by train and there is good access to airports and the rest of the country.  Broxbourne is a Green Belt borough that contains much of the Lee Valley Regional Park and is home to the Lee Valley White Water Centre which hosted canoeing events at the London Olympics in 2012.  Broxbourne is promoting high quality development while seeking to conserve its towns, villages and beautiful countryside.

Are you looking for a career opportunity in Leisure? We are looking for positive, approachable and friendly people to work at our Leisure Centre.

We would welcome qualified lifeguards, but provided you are a good swimmer and willing to undertake our lifeguard training course we will train you. As a Lifeguard your duties will include setting up and breaking down sports equipment, providing assistance and help to members of the public who visit the centres. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the centres are kept immaculately clean and tidy at all times.

You will have:

  • A total commitment to customer service
  • High standards of personal grooming
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • A willingness to be flexible and embrace change.

We can offer:

  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement
  • Free or discounted use of all our leisure facilities
  • The opportunity to work within an organisation committed to personal and career development, to include National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) and other relevant qualifications such as functional skills
  • Part uniform provided.

Successful candidates will work on a shift pattern which includes evenings and weekends and will have the opportunity to work at both leisure centres.

This role requires an enhanced disclosure check that the Council will pay for. 

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, a full training and development programme, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free membership to the Council’s local leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and a range of generous discounts across other leisure and culture services.

Broxbourne Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Council’s website.

Application forms must be submitted by 15th March 2018 quoting the above reference.

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