KAL Leisure Trust

Lifeguard - Batley

Batley, West Yorkshire
£7.83 - £8.21 per hour
11 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2019
Job Type
Part Time

Lifeguard (Unqualited ) - Batley Sports and Tennis Centre

Batley Baths and Recreation Centre| Batley Sports and Tennis Centre| Dewsbury Sports Centre

Part Time | £7.83 - £8.21 per hour​

Have you wanted to work in the Leisure Industry or as a Lifeguard but not sure how to start or where to gain the qualification?

Kirklees Active Leisure are currently recruiting for Lifeguards to work at Batley Baths and Recreation Centre, Batley Sports and Tennis Centre and Dewsbury Sports Centre. We currently have part time and weekend vacancies available. 

KAL is offering the rare opportunity to have the cost of the Lifeguard course paid for which is normally £275.

Our Lifeguards are key to ensuring the safety of swimmers and other customers around our facilities. It's not just about keeping swimmers safe, our Lifeguards deliver a fantastic customer experience to each customer ensuring that equipment is set up and removed and that our high cleanliness standards are maintained at all times.

KAL is holding a Lifeguard Recruitment Open Day on Wednesday 18 September 2019 at Dewsbury Sports Centre. 

As part of the open day, candidates will be asked to complete a swimming test to show that they are able to attend a Lifeguard Course. The swimming test will include:

200m swim (100m on front and 100m on back) - No rest
Tread water for 30 seconds
Surface dive to deepest part of the pool to retrieve a casualty manikin
Climb out of the pool unaided
50m timed swim (No longer than 60 seconds)

Those who pass the Swimming Test will then have an interview on the same day. Successful candidates will then attend a Lifeguard Course paid for by KAL which is to be held week commencing Monday 28 October 2019.

What we can offer you:

An opportunity for a career in the leisure industry. Through a structured development plan, we will provide you with the skills to succeed and move up the career ladder quickly, if you are willing to learn and develop.  An example of one of our career paths would be taking your first step in your management career progressing from Lifeguard to Team Leader.

We can also provide you with a great package of benefits through our Staff and Family Membership scheme, which provides virtually free facilities for you and a greatly discounted rate for some of your family.  Plus, we also have a great discount website which can save you and your family loads of money too!

We have a generous annual leave entitlement and can offer an excellent pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund).  We also like to have fun and celebrate our successes as often as we can.

Would you like to join our team?  If so, we'd love to hear from you.  Please click 'Apply Now' and submit your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.

Please note that places on the open day are limited and KAL reserves the right to close this vacancy early when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to attend our open day, you are advised to book as soon as possible.​

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