Lifeguard - Full Time/Part Time & Casual

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  • Advertiser: Tenterden Leisure Centre
  • Contact:Craig King
  • Reference:LIFE01
  • Unique ID:855632
  • Location: Tenterden, Kent
  • Salary:£5.55 - £7.20 Per hour
  • Job Type:Any, Permanent
  • Date:Wednesday 18th January 2017

Tenterden Leisure Centre are looking to hire qualified Lifeguard's on Full Time/Part Time or a Casual basis depending on availability.

The Recreation Assistant’s role is to work within the centre ensuring customer safety and high standards of service and customer care at all times. The role will involve supervision of specific activities, maintaining high standards of cleanliness and the safe handling and set up of equipment.

Principal Duties

 Provide supervision of swimming pools to ensure customer safety at all times by preventing accidents and incidents and by taking the appropriate action in the event of these occurring

 Provide supervision of dry-side activities to ensure customer safety at all times by preventing accidents and incidents and by taking the appropriate action in the event of these occurring

 Ensure equipment is set up in order to meet the needs of the programmed activities

 Undertake cleaning tasks as required to ensure the centre is well presented and monitor standards of cleanliness in customer critical areas such as changing rooms and toilets

 Monitor customer use within the centre and ensure unsafe practices are promptly dealt with or reported as appropriate

 Maintain high levels of customer service at all times
 Maintain a full product knowledge of the services and activities available at the centre
 Attend training sessions in order to demonstrate competency and maintain a valid qualification
 Follow the processes laid down in the SLIMS (Serco Leisure Integrated Management System), in particular, the Pool Normal Operating, Pool Emergency and Centre Emergencies Procedures

 Consistently and actively apply good housekeeping principles, such as turning off lights and equipment when not in use, in order to contribute to our strategy to reduce utility consumption and carbon footprint.

 Undertake any other duties as required within the Centre as directed by your line manager

Qualification Level

The Recreation Assistant will possess a current Royal Lifesaving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.

If you do not have this qualification but wish to become a lifeguard please still apply stating you do not have course and we can arrange to fund the course.


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