Recreation Assistant - Windsor & Maidenhead
Up to £22,000 FTE
Windsor and Maidenhead
Lifeguards have one of the most important jobs at our centres, and that is keeping our customers safe in and around the water.
If you are interested in a career in leisure, Leisure Focus also has fantastic training programmes that can lead to management positions, with a real focus on individual development.
We are passionate about delivering the best customer service and getting your community active. Our team members are playing their part, working within a diverse and dynamic team in a fast-paced environment.
Recreation Assistants will perform duties pertaining to both wet and dry sites.
What we are looking for:
In order to be considered for a Lifeguard position at Leisure Focus,, you need to be a strong swimmer, and have excellent customer service skills. You should also have:
- A UK recognised pool lifeguard qualification ( This can be funded by Leisure Focus for suitable candidates)
- Understanding of relevant health and safety legislation
- Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to appropriately correct behaviour of pool users where necessary
- Confidence and an approachable nature
Recreation Assistant position classed as a regulated post and therefore may require a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the postholder to be submitted for a DBS check.
Leisure Focus is a not for profit Charitable incorporated organisation (CIO). It has been established to work with local communities; supporting clubs, organisations and individuals to achieve their sporting and lifestyle goals. We manage each facility in a responsible way, to ensure each customer
has the opportunity to access activities regardless of their race, sex, age, religion, and financial circumstances, physical or mental ability.
Our Values ( FACE)
In every role, across every site, our colleagues are the 'face' of Leisure Focus. Together, we
- Focus on the Customer
- Approach everything systematically
- Collaborate to achieve
- Exceed expectation
There are many great things about Leisure Focus. One of our strengths is that people come together from different cultures, perspectives, and experiences. We are world-class fitness experts, ensuring we at Leisure Focus have a culture where everyone is welcome. Our team members are at the heart of what we do and it’s why we’re here. We are proud to have a global inclusive workforce, with team members from all backgrounds and cultures. We are a disability confident employer, who is committed to inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
Title Recreation Assistant
Reporting to Duty Manager
Annual Leave 28 days’ paid annual leave per year
Pension NEST Auto Enrolment after 3 months service
- Free gym membership for the employee and appointed person
- Discounted food and beverages on site discounted retail items
- Career progression and development opportunities
- Training and development
- Employee assistance programme
- Free parking on site