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Senior Recreation Assistant

Senior Recreation Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Health & Fitness

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £22500 - £23500 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

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Senior Recreation Assistant - Sports Centre Cobham


I am looking for a senior recreation assistant (lifeguard) to work for a school sports centre in Cobham with a well-equipped fitness centre and 25m swimming pool. The centre is not open to the public, so this role is all about ensuring the highest levels of operational standards, health and safety and customer service,

As a senior recreation assistant (lifeguard) will be working a combination of shifts during the week, they will be 6.15-2.15, 10.30-6pm and 2-9.45pm, you would be required to work 1 weekend out of 3 where the hours are 8-5.30pm. Given the location you will need to drive as the sports centre is not easily accessible from public transport. .

There is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to further their own skills and experience within the leisure industry and there will be opportunities to enrol on both fitness qualifications and a pool plant course with a view to taking you on a development plan to become a duty manager within the Sports Centre.

We are keen to hear from candidates who:

  • Are NPLQ qualified and have a minimum of 12 months experience working within a leisure centre or health and fitness club.
  • Have a proven track record working well within a team. With excellent communication skills.

The position offers a strong benefits package that includes 25 days plus bank holidays, a matching pension contribution of 5%, private medical insurance, Medicash which offers discounted medical and dental plans, life assurance , employee assistance programmes and ongoing training and professional development.