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2 x Plascrug Leisure Attendant/Lifeguard (5 hours)

Closing date: 05/12/2021

Reference: REQ103407

5 hours / Permanent

18,562 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking for a number of motivated, friendly individuals to work as part of a team that provides a great experience to everyone that visits our leisure facilities.

As a Leisure Attendant / Lifeguard, based at Plascrug Leisure Centre, Aberystwyth, you’ll ensure the safety of our swimming pool users through lifeguarding duties whilst also supporting the day to day operation of our dry side facilities.  Due to our opening hours you will be required to work evenings and weekends as part of a shift pattern.

As a council we are embarking on an exciting journey which will see a number of our Leisure Centres become Wellbeing Centres and these roles provide an excellent opportunity to be part of that journey as we contribute to the promotion of positive health and wellbeing of our citizens.

Whilst a valid Pool Lifeguard qualification would be an advantage, we will consider applications from people with the right qualities who have the capability of gaining the qualification prior to starting.  We are committed to providing a bilingual service to our customers so we require individuals with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language.

As a leisure attendant / lifeguard you will be required to assist the manager in the provision of an efficient and effective service and on a day to day basis will:

  • Be responsible for supervising all users of the facility
  • Lifeguarding of both the main pool and small pool
  • Assist with reception duties
  • Preperation and delivery of wetside and dryside activities / classes
  • Maintain cleanliness and the appearance of the building

We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.   

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. 

Job Description and Person Specification

Should you require any further information about this role please contact Arwel Jones: / 07787943291

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cymorth Cynnar – Community Wellbeing and Learning

We provide early help, prevention and intervention services to a range of groups and individuals across the County. Our aim is to identify need and offer support before issues and concerns become too great and more formal intervention is needed. Our key functions include:

  • Lifelong Learning and Skills
  • Leisure & Wellbeing
  • Youth Support Services
  • Early Help Services
  • Support and Intervention Services
  • Behaviour Support Services
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