Leisure Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00002633-1
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Shrewsbury School
  • Location: Shrewsbury
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary plus generous benefits
  • Sector: Education / Childcare, Sport, Leisure & Fitness
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are currently looking for two experienced Leisure Assistants to come and join our dedicated team in our Sports Facilities Department at Shrewsbury School.  We have a full-time position working during term time and school holidays, and a part time position working during term time plus 6 additional weeks in the school holidays.  You will be providing a safe, clean and friendly environment for all our customers.  It would be an advantage if you have already been in a Lifeguard position or have worked in a similar environment.

The Leisure Assistant will assist in the day to day operation of the sports facilities, ensuring that all health and safety legislation, codes of practice and operational procedures are complied with.  You will ensure the safety and comfort of all users and provide all visitors and pupils to the Sports Facilities with a friendly and positive experience, through delivering effective customer services and high standards of housekeeping.

A good standard of education as well as a Pool Lifeguard qualification (NPLQ) is essential, in addition a first aid and/or defibrillator qualification would be desirable but not essential.  Training will be provided for the right applicant. 

Closing date:  12 noon, Friday 29 October 2021

Interviews will be held on Thursday 4 November 2021.

A full application pack, job description and application form can be obtained from https://www.shrewsbury.org.uk/page/job-vacancies alternatively please telephone the HR department on (01743) 280 834 or email humanresources@shrewsbury.org.uk 

 Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service