Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7079557 (Ref.No. FDCCS1305)
Posted: June 9, 2021

Job Description

Are you customer focused and dedicated to providing an excellent service? Do you have excellent organisation skills with the ability to plan and prioritise work effectively? 

 The University has recently invested £1.2M to expand ‘The Edge’ sports facility and provides state of the art fitness and class equipment, offering a range of classes and aquatics activities and 25 metre 8 lane swimming pool.

As a Recreation Assistant you will work as part of a small team ensuring that the environment is safe for use and that a high level of customer service is maintained at all times. Alongside your responsibility for lifeguarding, you will undertake a range of duties including cleaning tasks, setting up sport areas and moving equipment safely. There will also be a requirement for you to cover reception duties at some of our smaller sites, as required.  

You will have a current Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS) lifeguard qualification (or equivalent) and ideally have experience working as a lifeguard. You will have excellent communication skills and have a helpful attitude towards customers, with the ability to work independently and also as part of a team.

This is a part time role working 14 hours each week working weekends – 7am to 2.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. You will be primarily based at one of our designated sports facilities, however will be required to work at any of our sports facilities when required.

An Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required for this position.

Informal enquiries may be made to the duty managers team, pedsdman@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:  Commercial & Campus Support Services
Section:  Sport & Physical Activity (SPA)
Category:  Operational Support
Grade:  Grade 2
Salary:  £16,420 to £17,361 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  14 hours each week working weekends – 7am to 2.30pm on Saturday and Sunday
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 08 June 2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 22 June 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 29 June 2021
Reference:  FDCCS1305


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.



 

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