Clifton College

Lifeguard - Bristol

13 Nov 2020
26 Nov 2020
Job Type
Part Time

Lifeguard - Bristol 

Clifton College is a leading independent day and boarding school educating over 1,200 pupils aged 2 to 18.

Founded in 1862, the College provides an exceptional all-round education that successfully combines a rich heritage with modern state-of-the-art facilities.

Located in one of the most beautiful suburbs of the vibrant city of Bristol, Clifton College continues to lead the way as one of the best independent schools in the country. The College aims to produce children of varied but definite character by combining fantastic academic results with first-class sport, diverse co-curricular activities and an outstanding environment. Clifton College offers day, flexi and full boarding and is a proudly inclusive and supportive community, with over 40 nationalities represented in its diverse student body.

A part time lifeguard is required at Clifton College Sports Centre.

Working Pattern: 19.75 hours per week: Monday 6.15am - 8.30am, Wednesday 5.00pm – 10.00pm, Thursday 2.00pm – 10.00pm, Friday 5.00pm - 10.00pm.

Rate of pay: £8.00-£8.72 per hour.

Please note that shift start and finish times may change during the school holidays. Flexibility, reliability and attendance is a top priority to meet the needs of the business. The successful candidate would also be able to pick up additional hours on a casual basis throughout the week and school holidays.

Applicants must currently hold level 2 UK QCF lifeguarding qualifications (such as those from the RLSS, STA, HABC, etc.). Working amongst a young team of friendly and well-motivated staff we are looking for responsible, knowledgeable and customer-driven lifeguards. Lifeguards should have a record of performing well in their previous training and be strong confident swimmers and communicators.

The post will mostly involve working as part of a small team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of swim sessions for our members and children from the school, holiday club and residential courses. Every shift normally also contains a sample of work away from the poolside as required to meet the operational needs of the business. This may include basic cleaning duties or covering the main reception desk.

Applications from lifeguards who are qualified in the use of spine boards and automated external defibrillators are particularly welcome, although training will be provided for the right candidates.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 26 November 2020. However, the vacancy may close before this, once sufficient applications have been received.

Clifton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Clifton College is an equal opportunities employer.

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