Qualified and Trainee Lifeguards

Location: Longleat Forest Village - Wiltshire

Hours of Work: Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.56 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 01 December 2020

Qualified and Trainee Lifeguards

Nestled in the heart of our forest you will find the centrepiece of Center Parcs, the Subtropical Swimming Paradise. Open from 10am to 9pm daily the huge pool area includes a toddler pool, wave pool, whirlpool and exciting flumes as well as the wild water rapids. Swimming lessons are available for all ages with qualified instructors. There are many activities available from learning to Snorkel, Scuba Diving and Aqua jets.

QUALIFIED AND TRAINEE LIFEGUARDS

A Lifeguard is the main point of contact for our guests in the Subtropical swimming Paradise. You will demonstrate just the right mix of welcoming our guests in a positive, friendly manner and ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety necessary in the pool environment. As the face of Center Parcs you will make a great lasting impression on our guests, impressing them with your professionalism and guest care skills.

You will be a friendly, naturally helpful and vigilant team member who naturally seeks out opportunities to ensure the guests' requirements are met. You will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness standards within the Subtropical Swimming Paradise and ensure that all company and legal requirements are met at all times.

As part of the interview process, candidates are required to complete a swim test.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) with Child List Barring Check. This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.

HOURS OF WORK

You will be contracted to work either 60 or 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.

Please state on you application if you are looking for full or part time work.

ABOUT YOU

You must possess excellent communication skills and be friendly and approachable as you will provide a supportive role to our guests, providing personal attention and care at all times.

Essential requirements:

  • Candidates will be required to successfully complete a swim test in order to progress to interview
  • RLSS Pool Lifeguard / NARS Qualification – for qualified lifeguards

Desirable requirements:

The ideal candidate will be qualified or have experience of the following:-

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in Pool Plant Operation
  • Use of a Defibrillator

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 1 December 2020

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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In line with government guidance our villages are closed from Thursday 5 November until Friday 4 December 2020. We are still recruiting for some roles, ready for when we can re-open, so please be aware that the recruitment process may take longer than usual during this period.

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