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Lifeguard - Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£22,369 - £24,054
Closing date
21 May 2024

Lifeguard - Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Bert Williams Leisure Centre - Various positions available.

If you are passionate about the fitness industry, have great customer service skills and are proactive towards your personal development then we welcome your application.

WV Active is our leisure brand and has three centres in the city. Bert Williams, in Bilston and our dual site Aldersley Leisure Village in Tettenhall and Central Baths, a city centre location. We support our members in achieving their health and fitness goals.

We’re a city with big ambitions. A place packed with pride, passion and endless potential.

Are you passionate about working in the leisure and fitness industry?

Do you want to make a real difference?

Are you looking for the next step or a new start in your fitness career?

If so, WV Active want to hear from you.

This is an exciting development opportunity, we are looking for highly motivated people, who want a career in the fitness industry and want to help customers achieve their goals and by doing so we will support you in achieving yours.

We are looking to recruit part and full time Lifeguards and want to hear from you if you are qualified and experienced.

You will need to:

  • Be passionate about a career in the fitness industry
  • Be customer focussed
  • Be a holder of a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • Be a strong swimmer
  • Be proactive towards your personal development and be willing to undertake further training in other fitness roles
  • Pass the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Pre-Requisite competency test

There are multiple contracts available. Which will be discussed at interview. Please do not apply if you are looking for casual work only, mainly weekend work we need.

This post is subject to the essential qualifications highlighted in the person specification and an enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

  • Provide a personal statement with your application on why you would like to be a Lifeguard at WV Active and work in the fitness industry.


We are committed to building a workforce that is reflective of the diverse community we serve. We want to attract the best applications from people of all backgrounds and underrepresented groups because we strongly believe in adding value through diversity, inclusion, and equality. Our employees enable us to deliver services that are accessible, inclusive, and reflective of Wolverhampton residents.

We encourage, inspire and value an inclusive culture here at the council where employees can flourish, thrive and be themselves. We have four staff equality forums for employees to join. These help to ensure our workforce has a voice, employees feel empowered to speak up and where everyone is treated with respect.

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

We are committed to the fair treatment of all our employees, potential employees, or users of our service regardless of offending background. The Council uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for any vacancies that require a DBS check to obtain information about applicants to assess their suitability for employment in positions of trust. We do not discriminate unfairly against any individual on the basis of a conviction or any other information revealed as a result of a DBS disclosure.

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