Trainee Lifeguard - Watchet, Somerset
Would you like a career working for one of The Times Best Big Company in the UK?
Haven are currently recruiting for Trainee Lifeguards to join our Sports & Leisure Team.
We describe our Team's as 'bright and breezy' living by our values 'dare to care', 'yes I can', 'keep it simple', 'make it fun' and 'do the right thing' for our guests. Our mission is to give our guests a great time with memories that last a lifetime. In return, we can offer you career opportunities of a lifetime.
With a great selection of indoor and outdoor activities available, Haven is the perfect place for families to try something new together. The Activities and Leisure teams play a key role in ensuring families feel confident, safe and happy during their activity, embracing a 'breath of fresh air' culture with our guests at the heart of everything we do.
Safeguarding is one of our business priorities. Our teams are committed to providing a safe and secure environment and promoting the welfare of children and young or vulnerable adults.
Key responsibilities will be:
Provide a safe and secure environment for all guests whilst using our pool areas.
To be guest focused & provide a first-class service to all our guests.
Ensure strict health and safety guidelines are adhered to at all times.
Ensure all work areas are presented and managed to the highest level at all times.
Ensure all chemical & cleaning materials issued are stored safely & used within COSHH guidelines.
Ensuring all internal & statuary obligations are met.
Complying with Park rules at all times.
Qualifications and Experience: (Full training can be provided)
Please do not worry if you do not have a current NPLQ....if you have the right attitude & ability we would be delighted to train you to gain this qualification.
Pre-requisites for our Lifeguard course: (We may require you to complete a swim test prior to being offered a place on the course)
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.
Able to swim a minimum of 100 metres on their back and front continuously.
Able to swim 50 metres in 60 seconds.
Able to dive to a depth of 3 metres.
Able to swim efficient breaststroke and have some knowledge of sidestroke.
In order to perform lifeguard duties candidates must be physically fit, have good vision and hearing, be mentally alert and self-disciplined.
Additional training courses & qualifications will be arranged for the successful candidate dependant on requirements.
This role requires the successful candidate to undergo an enhanced DBS check. Due to the qualifications and training provided the successful candidate must be 16 years and over.
The Benefits of working with us:
Join us for the summer, with the potential to become permanent at the end of the year, we also have many permanent roles on offer too.
Competitive rates of pay
Accommodation available in many of our parks if you don't live locally
50% off food in our restaurants and take away every shift you work
Regular team incentives with great rewards
Opportunity to earn 300 or more when you refer a friend to join our great team
Holidays Discounts of 20% for all of your family & friends in Haven, Butlins & Warner Hotels
20% off in our shops and venues
Free use of Pool, Gyms and many other Leisure facilities
Funded qualification development opportunities from Level 2 to Masters Degrees for permanent team members
Access to the Employee Assistance Programme including support for your wellbeing and free access to advice and expertise on financial and legal matters etc
Fantastic discounts when making purchases from most major retailors and hundreds of discounts on everyday purchases
Team Member of the Month Awards
Instant Recognition schemes with great rewards through our busiest times
Long Service awards for permanent team members
Unwavering focus on cleanliness and our reassurance to you
The safety of our team has always been our number one priority and now more than ever, we will raise our standards and expectations even higher. We have been working tirelessly since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic to find ways of being able to re-open our business by adapting how we operate, ensuring we continue to give our guests a great time with memories that last a lifetime, in a world of social distancing and an unwavering focus on cleanliness.
We have created a six-part plan, designed to ensure we create an environment where our team feel safe working and our owners and holiday makers can relax and enjoy their freedom by the coast break. Our team plans focus on additional training, health & wellbeing, hygiene, PPE and break-out areas. Team wellbeing is a critical area we have focussed on, ensuring our teams are working in a Safe Haven.