Freedom Leisure

Recreation Assistants (Lifeguards) - Tenbury Wells

Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire
Up to £13,890 per annum
14 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguards),

Tenbury Swimming Pool

Up to £13,890.10 per annum

Freedom Leisure is the largest provider of community leisure in the South East and is excited to be expanding into Worcestershire. We have a brand new job vacancy for a full time Lifeguard at Tenbury Swimming Pool. 

What will you be doing?

At Freedom Leisure our lifeguards are central to the highest safety and customer service standards that we provide to our customers.  Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Making sure the Pool users are safe at all times
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene throughout the centre
  • Setting up and taking down of equipment for classes and events
  • Dealing with customer queries, comments and complaints
  • Ensuring the highest level of Customer Service at all times

You may also work in other areas of the centre to set up and take down equipment or to provide support to other activities that take place during the day.  We work shifts that include weekends and evenings.

What are we looking for?

To be a lifeguard you will need to be a strong swimmer and to pass a swim competency test which includes being able to dive to the bottom of the pool; swim 50 metres on your front in 60 seconds and 100 metres continuously on your front and back. You will also need to be able to tread water for 30 seconds in deep water.

Ideally you will already have an NPLQ qualification, however training can be provided if you don’t. 

In addition to this you will need an excellent understanding of customer service and be able to relate to customers of all ages. GCSE’s in English and Maths will also be an advantage to you.

The benefits

We will provide NPLQ training to those who don’t already have it.  We will also provide First Aid training; staff membership; pension; 28 days holiday that increases the longer you work for us; excellent career opportunities; cafe discount; a uniform and a great team working environment.