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Recreation Assistant and Swim Teacher, The Forum Leisure Centre - Leeds

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Leeds, West Yorkshire Lifetime Training

Job Reference:  VA/221492
Job level:  Apprentice
Employer:  Lifetime Training
Company Name:  The Forum Leisure Centre - Leeds
Industry:  Sport - Fitness
Job Type:  Contract
Salary:  £10,000 - £19,999
Salary and Benefits:  £192.40 - 380.00 per week


County:  West Yorkshire
City:  Leeds
Post Code:  LS2 7UA


Brief overview of vacancy role:  The role is a great position to be able to carry out and be involved in the full range of leisure activities. Continually customers facing the role provide rewarding opportunities. Meeting new people, variation in both activities and learning provides an exciting working day, every day.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Team Member Level 2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers.

The job will involve:

Primary Objectives for the Recreation Assistant will be:

- To ensure the safety of and enjoyment of everybody using the Leisure Centre.

- To partake in the management of all aspects of the daily activities of the Centre.

The Recreation Assistant will focus day to day on the following tasks:

- To guide, care for and assist all Leisure Centre customers.

- To facilitate a friendly but efficient working relationship with the people who use the Leisure Centre.

- To work as part of a team to achieve the objectives and usage targets of the Leisure Centre.

- To innovate ideas and initiate action to increase the usage of the Leisure Centre.

- To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort.

- Assist the Duty Manager in the effective control and security of the facility, patrolling all appropriate areas ensuring that equipment is stored safely and securely.

- To be aware of all Health and Safety issues within the Centre, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices.

- To cover duties of such other members of staff as required.

- To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Leisure Centre.

- Portray a positive image of the Leisure Centre, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty.

- Assisting with Swim teaching duties for both local schools and our very own swim school

As an apprentice with The Forum Leisure Centre - Leeds, you will be studying towards a 12-18 months qualification that will be the Level 2 Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship

Desired personal qualities:  What are we looking for in our apprentice? Enthusiasm and a positive attitude; Ability to work well in a team; Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public; A genuine passion and interest in health, leisure and fitness;
Desired qualifications:  No previous qualifications required.
Desired skills:  Candidates must be passionate about wanting to work within the leisure industry and willing to work towards their apprenticeship.
Training to be provided:  Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2 NPLQ + Gym Instructor Level 2 Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Future prospects:  progress to the Team Leader/Senior Lifeguard or Duty Manager position
ref: (VA/221492)
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