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Swimming Co-ordinator (Clapham341)

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    1 day ago

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    Virgin Active

Job Description

Reporting into the Family Activities Manager, and working closely with the Swim Instructors & wider club team, the Swim Co-ordinator will be responsible for:

  • Developing, managing and implementing a comprehensive in club Swim programme, including ASA guidelines, innovations and holiday activities.

  • Ensuring the Swim instructors comply with Health & Safety and department policies to provide a safe environment at all times, acting in accordance with the Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable adults policy and statutory requirements from Regulatory Bodies.

  • Ensuring an excellent level of teaching is delivered to our members, that exciting and engaging activities & lessons are being delivered at all times by leading the Swim Team to achieve a high standard, creating an exceptional experience for our members.

  • Responsible for developing creative and innovative classes following the ASA National Swim Plan for Teaching Swimming.

  • Line management of the Swim team including recruitment, training and development, as well as rotas and payroll.

  • Drive the department to meet all set targets and budgets, exceed commercial success by developing and training existing staff to Brand Standards.

  • Accountable for successfully delivering financial & departmental KPIs, department Health Checks and audits.

Candidate Description

Are you organised with great communication skills and experience in the world of Swim Management & Safeguarding?, To be successful, you'll have excellent people skills and a flexible approach. Friendly and accessible to colleagues, customers and their children; you'll have strong interpersonal, organisational and time management skills

  • An ASA Level 2/STA Full Swim Instructor Qualificaiton

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, with the ability to respond appropriately & professionally to everyone you interact with.

  • Previous experience of working in a commercial environment, with the ability to remain calm under pressure and work politely and efficiently in all situations.

  • Proficiency in using a computer with the confidence to learn new systems & databases quickly.

  • Either a Lifeguard Qualification or a confident swimming ability & willingness to take the course within the first month of starting.

  • Enhanced DBS clearance before start date