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Lifeguard - Bristol

Clifton College
Clifton, Bristol
£8.00-£8.72 per hour
Closing date
18 Mar 2021

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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.

We are looking for a lifeguard to join the team at the Sports Centre. Flexibility, reliability and attendance is a top priority to meet the needs of the business. 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. 

Applicants must currently hold level 2 UK QCF lifeguarding qualifications (such as those from the RLSS, STA, HABC, etc.). Working amongst a 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. 

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.

Hours of work: Monday 06:15-08:00, Wednesday 17:00-22:00, Thursday 14:00-22:00, Friday 17:00-22:00.

Rate of Pay: £8.00-£8.72 per hour.

We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the community we are part of. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.

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 a large independent day and boarding school with over 1300 pupils aged 2 to 18, two large commercial sports facilities, a commercial theatre and over 600 staff.

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Clifton College
32 College Road
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