Post Ref: H667 - Part Time Pool Leisure Assistant, Kimberley Leisure Centre

Post Ref: H667 - Part Time Pool Leisure Assistant, Kimberley Leisure Centre

Salary: £9.36 - £9.56 per hour. 13.25 hours per week. Monday 6pm – 10.30pm, Tuesday 6pm – 9.45pm & Sunday 12pm – 5pm.

About us

Liberty Leisure Limited is a wholly owned Local Authority Trading Company of Broxtowe Borough Council with services including Sports Development (Get Active), community events team, three Leisure Centres and the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace museum.

Kimberley is a large leisure centre with two swimming pools, a sports hall, modern 70 station gym (Technogym), an interactive youth gym, two exercise studios, a cycling studio, training studio and several floodlit 3G football pitches.

About the role

This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in the leisure industry. You will be responsible for supervising swimmers in the pools, assisting with the day to day running of the centre, ensuring health, safety and well-being of customers and the smooth operation and cleanliness of the facility. Your duties will include lifeguarding and supervising pool activities; erecting and maintaining sports equipment; assisting with general cleaning duties around the centre; preparing the facility for operation. You will be in the front line of customer service, providing advice and information, helping customers participate and generally providing a high level of service.

Who do we want to work with us?

It is essential that you have a genuine desire to work in the leisure industry and have a passion for providing a quality service. Applicants must have a current, valid RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification or its equivalent and preferably hold some sports coaching qualifications, e.g. Community Sports Leaders Award, National Governing Body certificate, etc.

Working environment

The job is based at Kimberley Leisure Centre. With our mission being “To earn the lifetime loyalty of our customers through delivering first class leisure, culture and event services” Liberty Leisure Limited prides itself on a commitment to employees through recognising staff and ensuring a happy workplace for all. You will have opportunities to develop your skills and be supported by a range of training opportunities. We are a fun and innovative place to work with a strong focus on our people, enabling them to be the best they can be.

Our offer to you

Employees have many of the benefits of working for a Local Authority, including a generous holiday allowance, employees discount schemes, competitive salary and pension.

  • Holiday Entitlement: Starting at 27 days’ pro rata
  • Access to the Employee Benefits scheme to access deals such as the Cycle to Work scheme and discounts at a range of retailers
  • Discounted staff fitness with access to all of our gyms, swimming pools, exercise classes and spa

For more information please view the job description and person specification.

This post is subject to receipt of suitable references and an Enhanced DBS check.

Please quote reference no: H667

Closing date: Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 5.00pm

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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

Read more about the benefits of working at Broxtowe Borough Council.

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