Center Parcs

Assistant Pool Manager - Bedford

Woburn Forest Village, Bedfordshire
£12.30 per hour
11 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time
We're a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.
Join the UK's number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.
Nestled in the heart of our forest you will find the centrepiece of Center Parcs, the Subtropical Swimming Paradise. Open from 10am to 9pm daily the huge pool area includes a toddler pool, wave pool, whirlpool and exciting flumes as well as the wild water rapids. Swimming lessons are available for all ages with qualified instructors. There are many activities available from learning to Snorkel, Scuba Diving and Aqua jets.
  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
We have an exciting opportunity to join the management team of our Subtropical Swimming Paradise. In conjunction with the Pool Manager, you will ensure the safety of all guests and the smooth running of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise facilities. You will also have responsibility for maintaining and driving the commercial management and the control of associated costs, including retail sales.
You will assist with the management of budgets for all resources including; personnel, operational costs and revenue generation. You will support the Pool Manager in managing a team of 70+ Lifeguards and oversee the daily pool operation including pool activities, ensuring that water quality is maintained to both national and Center Parcs standards, liaising with technical services in relation to any technical breakdown issues. The highest level of cleanliness and building management standards must be consistently achieved.
Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB). This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.
You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week. Flexibility is essential and you must be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends on a rota basis as you will be required to work a range of shift patterns.
Essential requirements:
  • 2 years Management experience within a similar environment
  • Experience of managing costs/payroll
  • Excellent communication Skills
  • NPLQ
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Pool Plant operators Certificate
  • NPLQ Trainer Assessor
Desirable requirements:
  • Leisure Management Qualification
  • ISOH or H&S Qualification.
  • National Pool Management Qualification
Closing date: 25 October 2016