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Leisure Assistant

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South Norfolk Council
Place of work:
Wymondham Leisure Centre, Wymondham
Salary details:
£17,243 - £18,431 per annum
Job term:
Full Time
37 hours a week on a rota basis
Closing date:
26 February 2019 11:30 PM
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Other key information: Will require shift working and the desire to learn and develop.

Do you have as much energy as our customers?


Role Snapshot:

Do you enjoy fitness, wellbeing and thrive on being part of a busy team working a range of shifts and dealing with the public? Want to work in a modern setting with the latest equipment? Then read on...


What you could be part of:

Our Wymondham Leisure had over 4.5 million invested in 2016 ensuring our facilities are some of the best in the area, each week we run over 50 classes and our swimming classes have waiting lists due to their popularity and we continue to want to offer more. Our Leisure Assistant team ensure the poolside area is kept safe for all our users and gives you the ability to develop within the leisure industry.


Working at South Norfolk Council would enable you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and our employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.


What you will be doing:

  • Supervising the pool area
  • Setting up activities within the centre
  • Assisting with show rounds from the public and schools
  • Ensuring the centre is well run and ready for business.


You must have:

A RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - however we run courses every 6 – 7 weeks so there is always the opportunity to train with our team to get this qualification before you start with us! You must also either have or be prepared to complete a First Aid qualification. Previous experience in a leisure centre is essential, with good concentration skills and the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with our customers.


Our teams work across our 3 leisure centres so need to be able to have their own means transport and enjoy this flexible working style.


What’s in it for you:

Our package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, performance related pay up to 4%, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need. As Platinum Investors in People you will have regular reviews with your line manager and a personal development plan. We also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.


You may still have questions and can contact Meghan Stopper on (01953) 607171 to answers these for you.


Interview date: 6 March 2019.


Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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