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Leisure Assistant - Birmingham

Aston University
£20,130 to £22,417 per annum plus generous holiday allowance
Closing date
1 Aug 2021

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Leisure Assistant - Birmingham

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Sport Aston for a Leisure Assistant to join our team based on Aston University campus at the Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre.

We are looking for a flexible individual who is willing to learn new skills and embrace the development opportunities that Sport Aston has to offer to support future career advancement from this multi-functional role.

Our Leisure Assistants are the front line of our operations. This is a customer facing role and you will be engaged with lifeguarding, setting up and dismantling sports equipment, cleaning and minor maintenance of the building and dealing with customer enquiries.

You must possess a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification together with basic numeracy and literacy skills. You must demonstrate flexibility in the approach to your work and be prepared to work early mornings, evenings and weekends on a shift basis. You will be a team player willing to go above and beyond for our customers. Ideally you will have some previous experience of work in a sports centre or swimming pool. Some previous supervisory experience would also be a distinct advantage.

Interview Dates:

Tuesday 12 August 2021 - Stage 1 Pool Test 

Thursday 17 August 2021 - Stage 2 Formal Interview 

Please note only candidates who successfully pass the stage 1 pool test will be put forward for the stage 2 interview. 

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.   Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.

Aston University is an equal opportunity employer and promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Committed Employer Level 1: Disability Confident Committed - GOV.UK. We also strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Closing 1 August 


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