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Lifeguard -Barton Leisure Centre

Employer
Serco Leisure
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
££12.49 to ££12.49 per hour
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Job Details

Job description:

Lifeguard

Location: Oxford Leisure - Barton Leisure Centre OX3

Contract Type: Permanent Part Time - 24 Hours 

Working Hours/Pattern: 8 hour Shift Rota between Monday - Sunday 

Salary:  Up to £12.49 per hour + Excellent Benefits 

  

  

Here at More Community Leisure Trust  our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for a Lifeguards to join our Barton Leisure Centre.

  

As a Lifeguard you’ll be an important part of life here at the centre as you ensure that everyone can use the pool in safety and that they have access to everything they need to enjoy their visit.  

  

You will be providing customer care to people of all ages, supervising activities, maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the pool area, and ensuring the safe handling and set up of pool equipment. And of course, when needed – you’ll help to save lives.  

  

Without you there can’t be any pool activity. But you won’t be working alone. Our leisure centre has a close knit and supportive team, all working towards providing an inclusive leisure hub for the entire community. 

  

Serco manages these facilities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Trust. 

  

  

What you'll need to do the role 

  • As a lifeguard you will need to hold a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (Royal Life Saving Society) or equivalent.
  • You’ll  need to have excellent customer service skills as you’ll be interacting heavily with our customers. So, whether you’ve earned that experience in a leisure or another customer facing environment, you’ll be a people person who is happy dealing with people of all ages and backgrounds.  
  • You’ll naturally need to be safety conscious, vigilant, and able to deal with pressurised situations.
  • You’ll need to have strong swimming skills 

  

  

What we offer   

  • Free membership at the Centre plus heavily discounted use of classes and facilities 

  • Free safeguarding training and DBS check  

  • Excellent Development and Training Opportunities   

  • 6% employer matched pension contribution 

  • 21 days annual leave  

  • Life assurance up to 2x base salary 

  • Simply health cash plan 

  • Anytime health line 

  • Employee assistance programme 

  • Benefits portal offering discounts on eating out, travel, shopping and entertainment 

  • Serco Leisure Specific Benefits Package 

  • A safe and supportive culture   

  • A chance to make a positive difference to the community   

 

Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust’s Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust’s employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company’s policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.

 

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Company

Serco have UK wide leisure contracts which include unique customers such as The National Water Sports Centre, Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Bisham Abbey and Basingstoke Aquadrome to name but a few!  Our teams are hard-working, friendly and above all passionate about leisure and fitness!

We provide leisure services on behalf of community leisure trusts, local authorities, universities, and sporting associations such as Sport England. Our facilities include national sports complexes, outdoor activity venues, community leisure centres, gyms, swimming pools, water sports, tennis courts, golf courses, and conference centres. 

Our ultimate goal is to help people of all abilities and ages to maintain and improve their fitness levels. We do this by providing affordable access to a wide range of market leading sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier individuals across all segments of society. We do this by providing safe, welcoming spaces for people to enjoy their leisure time

We have a genuine desire to work in partnership with public bodies and work every day to find solutions in the ever changing leisure landscape.   

https://www.serco.com/uk/sector-expertise/citizen-services/leisure-services

 

 

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