Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship

Lewisham, Downham, London SE
£5 per hour (Apprenticeship Rate)
23 Jan 2019
20 Feb 2019
Full Time

Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship - Downham Health & Leisure Centre

30 Hours | £5 per hour (Apprenticeship Rate)

About your role

Are you energetic and enthusiastic? If you would like to be part of a leading national organisation that reward and develop their team, we would like to hear from you. Working with our partners Lifetime Training, you will undertake a Leisure Operations qualification which will give you the tools & qualifications you need to be versatile in the leisure industry. Candidate will also gain Fitness Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification with potential to undertake more sport specific qualifications upon completion.

Please note that this Apprenticeship would be for 12 months*

The key is to ensure the smooth operation of the centre, maintaining high standards of safety, cleanliness and hygiene. You will advise and assist users of the centre and exceed their customer service expectations.

A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential and experience within the Leisure Industry would also be an advantage.

*Candidate will need to pass NPLQ course which is provided by 1life*

Flexibility towards the hours and role are essential as you will be required to work on a shift-rota basis including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. This is a full-time role of 30 hours per week, averaged over a 3 week rota. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Taking responsibility for the Health and Safety of all our customers
  • Pro-actively carrying out daily checks such as pool temperature ensuring standards are met
  • Take price in poolside surroundings, by conducting cleaning duties & maintaining hygiene standards
  • Provide a professional, friendly and welcoming services to all customers
  • Maintain full product knowledge of the services at our centre.
  • Flexibility towards the hours and role are essential as you will be required to work on a shift-rota basis including evenings and weekends.

Where you will work

Downham Health & Leisure Centre

1Life is a forward thinking lifestyle and management solutions company, who manages Downham Health & Leisure Centre in partnership with Lewisham Council,encouraging communities to ‘live more, live well.’

Working for 1Life

Working for 1Life is rewarding. All staff receive a learning and development plan throughout your career with us giving you clear direction and scope no matter what role you are in. We also offer competitive salaries, excellent company benefits and a comprehensive reward and recognition scheme to ensure that loyalty, dedication and hard work will be rewarded.

1Life is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with Investors in People Silver Award.

This vacancy is on a Fixed term (12months) basis with a view to become permanent.

Rate of Pay - £5 per hour (Apprentice Rate), Plus excellent company benefits.

Please note that candidates would have to be eligible for Apprenticeships under Lifetime Training's Eligibility process.

Closing date: 20th November 2018