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Lifeguard - Farnworth Leisure Centre - 47842

Job Category:  Travel - Leisure - Tourism
Salary Range: £15k - £20k
Location: North West - Bolton
Job Type: Contract


Job Description
Location: Farnworth Leisure Centre, Bolton, BL4 9DZ

Working hours: 37 per week

Salary: £15,064.92 per annum (£7.83 per hour)


Bolton Community Leisure Trust is committed to providing a safe, warm, clean, friendly, fun environment for the local community at an affordable cost. Honesty, integrity and a positive, can do attitude is key to helping us deliver this mission and are values we expect from each individual.

We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Lifeguard to work between Monday to Sunday at Farnworth Leisure Centre. Some of the benefits of working for Serco at Farnworth Leisure Centre are:
* Pension Scheme will be offered
* Membership of all leisure centres within the Trust (includes immediate family - worth up to £432 per adult per year)
* Development and Training Opportunities e.g.; NPLQ, Swimming Instructing, First Aid/Defibrillation training, various Level 2 or 3 NVQ`s and various National Governing Body qualifications
* Serco optional benefits - preferential rates on family healthcare, childcare vouchers, discount card, work and life support, cycle to work scheme.

The key element of the Lifeguards' role is to be responsible for the supervision of the pool area and other poolside and leisure related duties.

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.
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