Sports Venue Assistant (Lifeguard): East Ayrshire Leisure

REF NO: EAY02575

CLOSES: 16/02/2018

LOCATION: Auchinleck Leisure Centre, 37 Sorn Road, Auchinleck

SALARY: £17,144 - £17,891 per year Pro Rata

CONTRACT TYPE: Temporary

POSITION TYPE: Full Time

HOURS: 35.00 hours per week

Job Description

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW, CANDIDATES MUST DEMONSTRATE THAT THEY MEET ALL ESSENTIAL CRITERIA OF THE ATTACHED JOB SPECIFICATION.

Plan, deliver and supervise a range of high quality Sports Coaching, Leisure and Aquatic activities in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of East Ayrshire Leisure’s Business Plan and the Sport and Community Venues Team Plan.

Requirements

The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Leisure. Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

The Individual

Responsible for the safety of colleagues and members of the public within a swimming pool environment, by remaining alert, using your initiative and lifeguard knowledge to anticipate and intervene early to prevent any dangerous situations occurring, and if required, respond timeously to and carry out rescues and/or provide first aid (including CPR). Plan and deliver a diverse programme of Sports Coaching, Leisure and Aquatic activities, Fitness classes and events, as agreed within the Sport and Community Venue Plan, to a range of customers, including those individuals or groups identified as vulnerable or living with physical, sensory and /or mental impairments. Assist with the generation of revenues through the promotion of forthcoming Sports Coaching, Leisure and Aquatic programmes, events and other retail items offered within venues. Provide a safe and welcoming venue for public use and colleagues, ensuring that all areas are clean and operational in line with the current maintenance and reporting procedures and Health and Safety legislation.

Further information and applications

Date published: 12 February 2018
Date updated: 12 February 2018

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