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Part-time Sports & Active Lifestyles Assistant (Lifeguard)

Operational Services

Grade 4 - £17,391 to £18,672 per annum, pro rata (plus enhancements)

22 hours per week  


You will be providing supervision and a ‘can do’ attitude in our swimming pools and activity areas.  You will also need to ensure that facility presentation is a key priority.  As an important team member, you will be familiar with the facility programmes and ensure that activity areas and changeovers are achieved in a professional and timely manner.

You must be familiar with and adhere to, the Council’s Health and Safety Policy, helping us to deliver safe, enjoyable activities at all times.

You should have experience of a customer facing environment within the leisure industry.

You must possess a valid RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and preferably a First Aid at Work Certificate.

Hours of work are 22 hours per week.  The postholder will be required to work evenings and weekends, for which appropriate enhancements will be paid.

We offer the following benefits: flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave and training opportunities.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and, as such, appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.  This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

Closing date: Tuesday, 22 January 2019

You can download an application form as a PDF (pdf 173kb) or Word Document (1mb) and email to humanresources@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk

You can also download a Job Description (pdf 78kb), Person Specification (pdf 80kb), Recruitment Statement (pdf 126kb) and Guidance Notes (pdf 170kb)

You can also contact Human Resources on 01782 742265/742266 (24hrs) or email us at humanresources@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk quoting post ref no SAL7618.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Council is also committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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