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Lifeguard - Islington/Angel, London

Virgin Active
Islington/Angel, London
£11.63 per hour
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

Job Details

Lifeguard - Islington/Angel, London

Virgin Active have long committed to inspiring both new and current members to live an active life through wellness. Our team are dedicated to delivering a unique leisure and relaxation experience throughout all our clubs. All our team members pride themselves on incorporating Virgin Active values and ensuring the highest Brand Standards into their work, so our members can experience the finest facilities and service. So we take value in recruiting only the very best Lifeguards to join our Club teams, to ensure our members an use our pools and spa areas safely at all times.

As a Lifeguard your passion for swimming and love of great customer service will shine through when supervising our members in the pool, as well as supporting the Operations team in keeping our clubs clean and tidy.

The Role:

  • Incorporating a friendly, calm and approachable nature with the ability to act quickly and effectively at all times.
  • Ensuring the upmost safety of our members in the pool and spa areas, taking responsibility for your own personal safety and that of others.
  • Consistently acting in a safe manner, knowing the importance of completing safety checks and recording them accurately.
  • Monitoring  water chemical water levels and  cleaning the water when appropriate.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of all areas and adhere to the high standards of Virgin Active .
  • Responsibility for compliance with all mandatory training and health and safety.
  • Fulfilling Duty Shifts when required, therefore having responsibility and accountability during the shift, controlling staffing and facility issues throughout the club.


  • You have a current Lifeguard qualification and be fully registered, with either a IQL National Pool Qualification (RLSS), HABC Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding (RQF) or STA Professional Award for Pool Lifeguard (RQF) qualification.

Our Perks

  • 30 days (including bank holidays) annual leave – and we want you take them
  • Access to The Peoples Pension, with our contributions at 3%
  • Complimentary Virgin Active membership for you and a buddy. You can also get free membership for your children too, ability to take advantage of our Club V.
  • We want you to love Virgin Active like we do, so you get discounts across Virgin active – everything from guest passes to 50% off PT sessions.
  • You will join Virgin Family - where not only can you  communicate with your colleagues across Virgin Group, but also many discounts (including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Holidays and Virgin Media/O2) - 
  • Managing finances can be difficult, so we offer access to Salary Finance. They can support you with loans and savings plans, as well as help you become a personal finance expert.
  • Mental health is a cornerstone of wellbeing. Our BUPA employer assistance programme is there when you need a helping hand with 4 free counselling sessions.
  • We know finding a new home to rent can be stressful. We partner with Dexters who offer complimentary corporate letting services – meaning no tenant charges.
  • Access to ePoints, offering loads of online discounts to retailers.
  • Always wanted to take that yoga course? Well VA offer discount on all their Academy courses, trained by the very best instructors.


Company info
Virgin Active

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