Location: Various locations around Leicester City
Job type: Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £18562 - £18933
Job reference: 2083
Hours: Part Time
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Are you an enthusiastic and customer focussed individual who would like to play a key role in providing a safe and welcoming experience across our leisure centres?
This is an exciting time to be joining Sport Services as a Leisure Centre Attendant. Working at one of our fantastic leisure centres across the City, you will assist with the day to day running of the facility.
After 3 years of delivering year on year improvements we now have in place ambitious plans to ‘step up the service’ to take us to the next level. Exciting plans for capital improvement have been approved and the Service is growing in confidence and ambition to continue the next phase of transformation and improvement.
You must be prepared to be based in any of our sites with the flexibility to move across to other sites in accordance with service needs. You will also be willing to wear a uniform and name badge and be willing to work across full centre opening hours, including early morning, evenings and weekends.
As a Leisure Centre Attendant, you’ll provide the highest standard of customer service whilst ensuring the health and safety of customers. This will include being responsible for pool supervision ensuring bathers are safe and follow rules and be required to act up to prevent accidents and vandalism. You’ll also responsible for remedial cleaning of the building and to set up and take down equipment for activities.
With strong swimming skills, you’ll either have a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) or be willing to obtain this qualification within one week following commencement in post. You’ll also be prepared to continue training on a monthly basis to keep your Lifeguard qualification live. With previous experience of working in a customer service environment, you’ll have good communication skills to effectively communicate with other staff and centre users, and deal with potentially difficult customers in a sensitive and effective manner.
If you want to contribute positively to the culture of a growing, dynamic and ambitious service then we would like to hear from you.
Please complete our online application form, referring to the attached person specification and ensuring you tell us about your experience and knowledge where this is being measured by application form.
Should you wish to attach a CV please ensure this is tailored to the job requirements which will give you the best chance of being shortlisted.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Vicki Allridge on 0116 454 3509
Fixed term posts for up to 6 months.
Various full-time and part-time hours. You will be required to work a two-week rota consisting of early, late and weekend shifts. You may also need to work bank holidays.
The full-time salary for this post is £18,562 - £18933 per annum which will be pro-rata for part-time posts.
Please read any attached documents before applying for this job
As the unitary authority for the largest city in the East Midlands, at Leicester City Council we’re committed to using our creativity and drive to improve the lives of the 348,000 people who call Leicester home. We take decisions that affect people across our city every day in areas from social services and housing to roads and leisure facilities.
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