Everyone Active

Leisure Apprentice (Lifeguard, Fitness Instructor & Swim Teacher) - Wellington | Wellington

Wellington, Somerset
£150/ Week
24 Dec 2020
21 Jan 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Leisure Apprentice (Lifeguard, Fitness Instructor & Swim Teacher) - Wellington - (SLM) Wellington Sports Centre - Wellington

You will act as a Lifeguard, Swimming Teacher, Gym Instructor and Group Activity Leader. You will achieve your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing, Level 1&2 Swim Teaching & NPLQ Lifeguarding Qualifications.

Your duties will include:
• Provide exceptional customer service to all members
• Assisting with gym tours and inductions
• Covering Lifeguard positions
• Support the Centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons
• Adopting a customer service focused approach to your responsibilities
• Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines
• Creating personal exercise places for members
• Understanding Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
• Support and motivate clients who take part in physical activity
• Safe and effective pool supervision
• Equipment setups safely and on time
• Effective communication with other team members

You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the Centre.

To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer. If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process. In order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you are able to do the following.

• Jump/dive into deep water
• Swim 50 meters in no more than 60 seconds
• Swim 100 meters continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds
• Surface dive to floor of pool (deepest part)
• Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits

Overtime available once NPLQ qualified at £7.83 per hour (7-10 Hours Per week Available)

Requirements and Prospectus

Desired skills

Candidates must be passionate about wanting to work within the leisure industry and willing to work towards their apprenticeship.

Personal qualities

Candidates must be active, with an energetic nature.

Qualifications required

No Qualifications are required for this role.

Future prospects

Potential for ongoing training and development following successful completion of apprenticeship. This progreamme offers development routes into Personal Training and other avenues within the Active Leisure sector

Training to be delivered

Leisure Team Member L2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

About the employer

Part of Sports and Leisure Management Ltd (SLM), we are the longest-established leisure contractor in the UK, having been founded in 1987. We are called Everyone Active for a reason: we have made it our mission to encourage everyone we come into contact with to participate in at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, either in one of our centres or via online training, five times per week. To help us achieve this mission, we manage over 190 leisure and cultural centres across the UK in partnership with more than 60 different local authorities. We are passionate about being active and staying healthy, and we want our members to be too. Whether it is state-of-the art gym equipment, excellent sports facilities, Swim England-accredited swimming programmes or fun activities for children, our centers aim to offer something for the entire community to enjoy.