Casual Lifeguard - Market Drayton
Location: Market Drayton Swimming and Fitness Centre, Shropshire, TF9 1JT Hours: Casual Salary: £7.83 per hour We are currently recruiting for a Lifeguard for Market Drayton to work on a casual basis, between the hours of 6am - 10pm, Monday - Sunday. Market Drayton is part of Shropshire Community Leisure Trust. It has a range of facilities and offers a variety of activities for all ages. From fun family swim sessions and swimming lessons for children and adults to energetic aqua fit classes to and relaxing sauna in the health suite. The Lifeguards 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: 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 Supervision of dry-side activities to ensure customer safety at all times Ensure equipment is set up in order to meet the needs of the programmed activities Undertake cleaning tasks as required ensuring centre is well presented and monitor cleanliness in customer areas such as changing rooms and toilets Maintain a full product knowledge of the services and activities available at the centre Skills, Experience and Qualifications: A current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (Royal Life Saving Society) - (Essential) A First Aid at Work Certificate and/or a Pool Plant Operators Certificate - (Desirable) Experience of working within a similar service led or leisure operation Excellent customer care and communication skills Ability to set and achieve high standards of cleanliness and personal presentation A good awareness of Health & Safety policies and procedures In line with Serco Leisure`s policy all employees will have a DBS disclosure at an appropriate level.Please note - The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is essential for this role. If you have a current NPLQ certificate please ensure this is clearly stated on your CV/application.If you have the essential skills, experience and qualifications to fulfil this role, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV. On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.