Apprentice Leisure Attendant - Northgate Arena (temporary up to 12 months)

Location: Northgate Arena

Contract Type: Temporary

Closing Date: 04 July 2021

Salary: Starting at: Under 18 years old - £4.30ph increasing to £5.00 ph upon successful completion of quarterly reviews; Over 18 years old - £6.00ph increasing to £7.00 ph upon successful completion of quarterly reviews

Hours of Work: 30 hours per week

Apprentice Leisure Attendant - Northgate Arena (temporary up to 12 months)


Site:                        Northgate Arena

Hours of work:       30 hours per week  

Contract Type:       Temporary up to 12 months

Salary:                    Starting at £4.30 - £6.00 per hour, increasing to £5.00 - £7.00 per hour upon successful completion of quarterly reviews

Closing date:          4th July 2021  

Just finished your studies but unsure what you want to do next?

Do you have a passion for swimming and/or sports and would like the opportunity to have career within leisure but have little or no work experience?  If ‘yes’ then an apprenticeship route may be the best for you!

This is an exciting job role working in one of our busy leisure facilities.  No two days are the same and you will often be the first point of contact for our customers.

Main responsibilities:

  1. Supervise members of the public in the swimming pool and all leisure areas. Respond in accordance with Pool Standard Operating Procedures and within the guidelines of statutory training.  You will attend statutory training on a monthly basis.
  2. Assist the Duty Manager in supervision – including training – of leisure staff and work experience colleagues.
  3. Ensure the building’s security, opening/locking up all public areas as per the facility programme.
  4. Control, assist and ensure the safety of customers using the facilities.
  5. Act as lifeguard and make use of lifesaving skills to rescue bathers in difficulty, in accordance with swimming pool procedures. Administer first aid as required.
  6. Provide a high level of customer care at all times, answering queries, directing our customers and responding to complaints.
  7. Control the behaviour of centre users in accordance with centre instructions.
  8. Set up and take down sports equipment as required for various events and sports activities in different parts of the centre.
  9. Move furniture and equipment in and out of stores and about the building as required.
  10. Undertake cleaning duties including cleaning the pool bottom, pool surrounds, footbaths, etc.
  11. Check shower and toilet areas for serviceability, damage or evidence of misuse and take appropriate action when necessary.
  12. Assist in the evacuation of the building by carrying out specific procedures in the event of fire, bomb alerts or other emergencies.
  13. Ensure company policies relating to National Operating procedures and Emergency Action Protocols are adhered to.
  14. Carry out any other duties required by the Duty Manager, within the scope of the post.

Interested?  If so, we would love to receive an application from you if you have the following skills and qualities:

Essential Skills

  • Excellent swimming ability
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach

Personal Qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliable and well organised
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to multi-task
  • Able to build working relationships with a wide range of people
  • Can act on own initiative
  • Capable of managing a varied and demanding workload

To apply for the above post, please visit the careers page on our website to complete an online application form.

IMPORTANT - Invitations to interview are sent to the email address provided on your application form. Please ensure that you check your email account regularly. 

Please note it is not always possible to contact unsuccessful candidates individually; therefore if you have not heard anything within 6 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

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