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Recreation Assistants

Sports Centre
Salary:   £16,736 to £17,361
Closing Date:   Wednesday 25 November 2020
Interview Date:   Thursday 03 December 2020
Reference:  N2436-R

Lancaster University Sports Centre is looking to recruit a full time Recreation Assistants and to assist in the provision of high quality sport and leisure services to customers.

You will be enthusiastic; self-motivated and committed individual and possess excellent customer care skills, whilst having a mature and responsible approach. Working with a strong committed team your duties will include supervising the swimming pool and ensuring that the Sports Centre operates to a high standard throughout the day.

Experience working in a customer focussed environment and a flexible approach to work is essential together with good personal organisation and communication skills.

A current RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard qualification is desirable, successful applicants after interview who do not hold the qualification will be required to pass the course arranged by the Sports Centre to be accepted into the position.

Lifeguard Course Pre-Requisites  

  • 16 years of age

  • Jump / dive into deep water. 

  • Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds

  • Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water

  • Tread water for 30 seconds

  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool 2 meters

  • Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS clearance.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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