Leisure Attendant / Lifeguard

Location:                       Oulder Hill Leisure Complex, Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, Lancs OL11 5EF
Contracted Hours:       Casual contract basis
Salary:                            £7.06-£7.50 per hour subject to NLW
Shift Pattern:                06:30 – 22:30, 5 days over 7 to include Public Holidays and Weekends on a 3 week rolling rota
Responsible To:           Duty Manager and Shift Supervisors
Responsible For:         Own working practice. Liaison with staff and customers

Job Summary:             
Supporting the day to day operation of the Leisure Centre. To encourage a workplace culture that contributes to the aim of continuous improvement.

This role offers: Flexible working up to 40 hours per week (on a casual contract basis). Free gym membership at Oulder Hill Leisure Complex.

A vacancy has arisen within GFM Ltd for a Leisure Attendant / Lifeguard at Oulder Hill Leisure Complex. You will be expected to work on a casual contract basis Monday - Sunday 6:30-22:30 on a three week rolling rota to include early shifts, late shifts, weekends and Public Holidays, however some flexibility will be required. The facilities include a 25m swimming pool, learner pool, fitness suite, sauna, steam room and sports facilities including badminton courts, squash courts and astroturf pitch.

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The successful applicant must:-
•    Hold a current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard qualification
•    Have previous experience of working in a public or private sector leisure centre.
•    Have a keen interest in sport and leisure and the desire to succeed within the leisure industry
•    Have exceptional standards of personal presentation
•    Have outstanding customer service attributes

In addition, it would be beneficial, but not essential, to:-
•    Hold a current 3 day First Aid at Work qualification
•    Have cash handling experience
•    Hold relevant skills and qualifications, in other leisure disciplines

Appointment is subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and references
A job description can be found below. Applications are available via e-mail, CV’s may be submitted. Only successful applicants will be contacted.


Key Responsibilities:

Supervise swimming pool activities, identifying potential hazards and taking appropriate action in line with the NOP.

To attend staff training at least twice a month, remain up to date with new lifesaving techniques, maintain records of personal training, and retake National Pool Lifeguard qualification every 2 years before it expires.

To analyse the results from the pool water tests and to inform line manager of any irregularities.

Clean and maintain the internal areas of the centre to a high standard following health and safety procedures at all times.

To provide excellent customer service at all times in providing a helpful and pleasant service. 

To set up and take down equipment as required.

To follow all GFM Limited and Quest practices, policies and procedures, ensuring all records are kept up to date.

To report to the Duty Manager immediately any issues with the building or fabric of the building

This post is subject to the DBS checking process.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Oulder Hill Leisure Complex

Hudson's Walk, Rochdale, OL11 5EF

Tel: 01706 716680

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