We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Wellbeing Centres Swimming Instructor

Closing date: 14/07/2024

Reference: REQ105489

Internal Only

26 hours / Permanent

24,294 - 25,545 *

Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Only current employees may apply for this job.

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

As a/ Swimming Instructor, based at Plascrug Leisure Centre you’ll support on the delivery of our learn to swim programmes which is the foundation of our aquatic delivery for the citizens of Ceredigion. We are seeking an individual who thrives on getting the best out of others by helping them to learn new skills.

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.

As a Swimming Instructor you will assist the Swimming Co-Ordinator in the provision of an efficient and effective service and on a day-to-day basis will:

  • be responsible for delivering our Learn 2 Swim programme
  • ensure our delivery meets the standards and criteria set by Swim Wales
  • handle customers and parents with questions and queries regarding the swimming programme
  • support with the delivery of school swimming
  • deliver additional swimming opportunities such as “Bubbles & Splash”

We are committed to providing a bilingual service to our customers so a degree of fluency in the Welsh language is desirable for this post. Due to our opening hours you will be required to work evenings.

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 so 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.

More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.

Job Description and Person Specification

For an informal discussion regarding the role contact Arwel Jones email: Arwel.Jones@ceredigion.gov.uk

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

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

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:

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