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Trainee Lifeguard

Trainee Lifeguard

Job Title: Trainee Lifeguard
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mansfield
Salary: £19312 - £19698
Reference: 164243
Job Published: December 08, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

Always wanted to be a lifeguard but not had the resources to get your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.

You should read on as we are recruiting for unqualified Lifeguards as we have various full time and part time roles available where you can be supported in achieving your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) worth £250, to be able work as a Lifeguard at our fantastic leisure centre at Water Meadows.

Here at Mansfield leisure our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver these services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team.

As a Lifeguard you'll be an important part of life here at the centre as you ensure that everyone can use the pool in safety and that they have access to everything they need to enjoy their visit. This will involve you providing customer care to people of all ages, supervising activities, maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the pool area, and ensuring the safe handling and set up of pool equipment. And of course, when needed - you'll help to save lives.

Without you there can't be any pool activity. But you won't be working alone. Our leisure centre has a close knit and supportive team, all working towards providing an inclusive leisure hub for the entire community.

We share your passion for leisure, and we will offer a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities. You will also receive free gym membership for you and a family member across our fantastic leisure centres!

Candidate Description

No previous Lifeguarding experience required, this role is open to anybody who has the desire to be a lifeguard and can meet the minimum requirements in a swim test.

To pass the swim test you must be able to perform the following:

  • Swim 8 lengths (4 on front & 4 on back total 200 meters)

  • Tread water for 1 minute

  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool and retrieve object (deepest part 2.0 meters)

  • Swim 2 lengths (50 meters) in under 60 seconds

  • Climb out unassisted (not using steps).