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Lifeguard Recreation Assistant – Exeter Leisure

Salary:£19,312-£20,092 / Grade D

Service Unit:Culture, Leisure & Tourism

Closing Date:24/10/2021

Post Number:L001

Permanent: Multiple Vacancies - Full-time & Part-time posts available.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, committed, and proactive individual who is willing to go the extra mile in the role of a Lifeguard Recreational assistant in a dynamic and fast-paced environment within Exeter Leisure – multiple positions available.

We are entering into an exciting period within Exeter Leisure. Riverside Leisure Centre has undergone a full refurbishment of its wet side facilities and has recently reopened to the public, closely followed by the new flagship site St Sidwell’s Point, which is the UK’s first passivhaus leisure centre. St Sidwell’s Point will complement our existing thriving centres within Exeter Leisure; Riverside Leisure Centre, Wonford Sports Centre, ISCA Bowls centre, Northbrook Swimming pool and Exeter Arena.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within one of our wet side centres; Northbrook Swimming Pool, Riverside Leisure Centre and/or Pyramids Leisure Centre/St Sidwell’s Point.

We have multiple posts available for full-time positions. Part-time positions may also be available (depending upon operational requirements). Schedules will work on a rota basis and candidates must be available to work across a full 7-day week.

The post holder will ensure the safety and enjoyment of centre users and partake in the management of all aspects of daily activities in the centre. Providing a warm, friendly, professional atmosphere and high standard of customer care at all times. Please look over the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further requirements of the role.

You may be an experienced lifeguard/recreational assistant, a recently qualified lifeguard or someone who is looking to take first steps in the leisure industry. It is preferable that you already hold a National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification (NPLQ) however full training and certification will be provided for the right individual.

If this sounds like you, and you want to join a friendly and welcoming workplace, then look no further!

Exeter City Council is an equal opportunities employer and encourages employees to work flexibly in a way that not only meets their work responsibilities, but also suits individual lifestyle choices and home commitments.

Exeter City Council is a Mindful Employer



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Last updated 4 October 2021