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Trainer Assessor

Location: Various locations around Leicester City

Job type: Casual

Job reference: 2080

Hours: Casual Hours

Closing date: 8th November 2020

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About the job

Are you an experienced Trainer Assessor who would like to play an important part in the safe operation of our swimming pools by being responsible for the organisation, preparation and delivery of lifeguard competency training?

Leicester City Council’s Sports Services are the leading provider of sport and fitness facilities within the city with nine sport, leisure and golf facilities, along with a range of parks and opens spaces for formal and informal activity.

After three 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.

This is an exciting time to be joining a team of highly motivated and passionate individuals to help deliver our vision. Working closely with the General Managers and Assistant Managers, you’ll organise, co-ordinate and deliver effective training to staff working across all our leisure centres.

Your role

As a confident Trainer Assessor, you’ll undertake research to design training sessions and materials, in order to develop the lifeguard competency training programmes in line with the latest edition requirements. Using your expertise, you’ll provide intensive support to individual staff members and give professional advice to management in relation to lifeguard training issues. You’ll maintain accurate records of all participants who attend training as well as report any concerns with lifeguard training, including the direct report of any participants failures to pass to management.

What you'll need

Qualified as an RLSS Trainer Assessor Qualification, you’ll have experience of organising, teaching and assessing groups as well as extensive knowledge of the NPLQ syllabus and related practices, e.g. CPR/First Aid/ Pool management. Furthermore, you’ll have a detailed understanding and up to date knowledge of NPLQ and IQL criteria and guidance. Using your ability to teach and your excellent communication skills, you’ll be able to confidently deliver training courses as well as establish professional, effective working relationships with a range of staff/partners/colleagues.


To apply

If you are motivated, dynamic with a can-do attitude then we would love 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

Additional information

Casual hours of work

Rate of pay:£13.21 - £14.38 per hour. 

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