Lifeguard

Annual 5 Hours

We are seeking lifeguards to join our team. You will be responsible for delivering exceptional customer service whilst supervising and assisting customers to enjoy their visit to the swimming centres facilities following Health and Safety guidance, Normal Operating and Emergency Action Plans and Procedures.

Job Description

We are seeking lifeguards to join our team. You will be responsible for delivering exceptional customer service whilst supervising and assisting customers to enjoy their visit to the swimming centres facilities following Health and Safety guidance, Normal Operating and Emergency Action Plans and Procedures.

Day to day

As part of the day to day running of a busy leisure facility, basic operation tasks will include checking of the rescue equipment, delivering high cleanliness standards and organisation of pool based activates, along with set ups and de-rigging equipment. This post includes working a variety of days, evenings, weekends and some bank holidays.

About you

Applicants must hold a current NPLQ with a proven training record to support the qualification or be a competent swimmer able to undertake the NPLQ syllabus. Applicants will also be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. As a professional qualified lifeguard, you will be responsible for attending regular staff training sessions to maintain your NPLQ.

DBS clearance is required for this role.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Shaun Jordan on 01473 433671 or via email shaun.jordan@ipswich.gov.uk.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role:  Job description and Person specification

The selection process will be a competency test followed by interview. Interviews will be held on week commencing 3rd July 2023.

The assessment interview process will be carried out in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Location

Various Swimming Pools – Ipswich

Salary

£11.81 – £12.41 per hour

Application closing date

25 June 2023

Job type

Annual 5 Hours

Job reference

REQ00679

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000