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Lifeguard & First Aid Trainer (168)

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  • Sector:

    Healthcare / Welfare

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £34000

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  • Published:

    about 14 hours ago

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  • Client:

    Virgin Active

Job Description

*To live and role-model our Values of Always learning, always improving; Inspiring People; Have fun; and Do the right thing; and to bring to life our People Promise of We are one team and want our people to always feel they can be themselves. We work hard and we dream big

  • Delivery and internal quality assurance of Lifeguard and First Aid Competency Training across allocated Clubs including monitoring compliance and required records

  • Tutoring and assessment of STA Lifeguard & First Aid qualifications

  • Providing support to approved Club Competent Person on delivery of competency training in line with set modules and calendar, updating systems and providing expert advice where necessary.

  • Support the IQA for STA delivery and qualifications and assist with EQA visits and requirements

  • Delivery and management of other safety and compliance training that includes water testing and relevant health and safety courses

    Your Duties & Responsibilities:

    Responsible for allocated Clubs within London and/or rest of the UK

  • To work with Club Operations Manager/Competent Person to ensure; o Implementation and delivery of Lifeguard and First Aid competency training is in place and follows Competency Training Plan for designated clubs o Provide expert support and quality assurance to the business in regards to STA qualifications delivery and required safety and competency training o Deliver Lifeguard and First Aid technical training in line with current Competency Training Plan for designated clubs o Produce and deliver agreed technical training module in line with Competency Training Plan for designated clubs o I-TUS system (Compliance Management System) is updated with required records relating to attendance and completion of competency training post all delivery o Early identification of any potential risks to designated Clubs linked to Lifeguard and First Aid competency training in particular:

  • Team Member failing to attend/maintain required competency hours

  • Team Members failing to meet required competency standards

  • Team Member with qualifications due to expire or requiring renewal 2 months in advance

  • To plan and carry out required IQA activity for delivery of competency training by competent person in club in line with IQA Sampling Plan and record on relevant system

  • To plan and carry out club competent person standardisation activity on a regular basis

    To assist in the ongoing development of I-TUS system including information and data to assist in effective management reporting moving forward

  • To produce monthly reports as prescribed by the Lead Safety & Compliance Tutor

  • To support the commercial academy through tutoring or assessing STA courses when required

  • Work as part of the People Team to continually update and improve delivery of training, recording of data and other related activity taking key role on specific areas associated with STA Qualifications

  • Support the management of external regulator expectations, inspections and visits

Candidate Description

  • Reliability

  • Personal demonstration of the Virgin Active Values

  • Excellent organisation skills

  • A passion for tutoring especially in aquatics and first aid

  • Knowledge and experience of delivery of the required Virgin Active safety and compliance qualifications or equivalents in particular: o STA Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding o STA Level 2 Award in Pool Emergency Responder o STA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work o STA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

  • Accredited with STA Tutor status or equivalent with other Awarding Organisation

  • Hold Level 3 Award in Education and Training or equivalent

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present information to all levels and confidently deliver recommendations.

  • Committed to service excellence, with great attention to detail and problem solving abilities

  • Being a team player and a positive representative of the people team

    We'd love you to have:

  • Experience and knowledge of Club management and operations

  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice or equivalent

  • Knowledge and use of LMS Systems

  • Knowledge of Internal Quality Assurance processes and actions

  • Knowledge and use of the STA I-TUS system