Lifeguard - Casual - Chard Leisure Centre Jobs in Chard, United Kingdom

At Freedom Leisure we can offer a friendly working environment that brings lots of variety every day.If you like talking to people, this is definitely the role for you. We understand that engaging with customers and colleagues is not as easy as it sounds and sometimes comes with experience. We will provide all the training needed to be a successful Lifeguard but we also believe that employing people from a mix of employment backgrounds can offer a wider benefit to our team, some of which might be in their first ever job and need more support from their colleagues.In the role of Lifeguard, you will ensure the best levels of service are achieved for our customers through offering a friendly, clean and safe facilities. We’re not looking for the next Duncan Goodhew but you will need to be able to swim competently. If you need extra coaching to get to the level needed to become a lifeguard, don’t worry as one of our excellent swim teachers will be able to support you to improve.If you want to progress further, we will support this through additional training, both formal and on the job will be key. However, we also appreciate that not everyone wants to ‘move up the ladder’ and that’s absolutely fine with us. What is really important is that you are happy in your work.At Freedom Leisure we welcome our diverse local community to our centres every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Freedom Leisure, You Matter!Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. We aim to be the employer of choice within our industry and we strive for this every day.In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.Hours: Casual, as and when needed.RequirementsNPLQ qualification First Aid at WorkAn ability and understanding of how to relate to customers of all ages and abilities and also to all levels of staffWell developed interpersonal skillsTeam orientated approach, able to work across organisation boundaries and demonstrate interest and be supportive of the work of staff and colleaguesTo be able to work flexibly and understand instructions from managersDemonstrated passion and energy for the leisure industryRegular cleaning, maintenance and preparation of areas and equipment as appropriateFlexible and adaptable

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