Lifeguard - £9.80ph

Darwin Escapes
Cheddar, Somerset
£9.80 to £9.80 per hour
Closing date
30 Jul 2021

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Company overview:

Darwin Escapes has 24 amazing destinations across the United Kingdom, each of which has its own unique offering. Whether you are looking for a role in food and beverage, grounds, maintenance, housekeeping, entertainment or at a management level then the Darwin family will have the career waiting for you!

The position:

We are looking for a Lifeguard to join our friendly team at Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa in Axbridge, Somerset.  

This is a seasonal position to work variable hours. Hours will be across various days which will include weekends and bank holidays.

Flexibility is essential to suit the needs of the business. 

Main responsibilities:

The successful Lifeguard will

  • Work within the Leisure team to ensure the pool and leisure areas operate safely and efficiently.
  • Conduct regular checks of the pool and the changing areas.
  • Be on the lookout for any hazards or issues and ensure that these are dealt with.
  • Observe swimmers and spectators.
  • Check plant and carry out pool water tests regularly.
  • Check and record all guest passes.
  • Advise guests on current activity programmes.
  • Record any accidents and administer first aid, as required.


  • Previous experience in a similar role is preferred.
  • A current NPLQ is essential.
  • A full UK driving license and the ability to drive is advantageous to enable you to get to and from the resort easily.
  • Strong verbal communication.
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn.
  • Pool Plant qualification is an advantage.
  • First Aid at Work qualification is an advantage.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive rate of pay.
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement.
  • Discounted staff breaks at our luxurious holiday resorts across the UK.
  • Free use of all Darwin Escapes resort facilities including many of our free gyms and swimming pools.
  • Food discount across all resorts.
  • Discounts on spa treatments.
  • *'Introduce a friend' recruitment bonus.
  • *100% work attendance bonus.
  • *Company employee sick pay.
  • Compassionate leave pay.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Free access to the Darwin Academy training programme to help further your career and skill levels.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Health Shield cash plan.

*Subject to terms and conditions

Why work for us:

‘Darwin Escapes is successful because of our Team, who are like minded, dedicated and committed to delivering outstanding standards and customer experience. This is how we support each other to carve those life long memories for our holiday home owners, holiday guests and golf members and visitors’ – Lindsey Esse, Managing Director.

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