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  • Advert Title Recreation Assistants – The Spa at Beckenham
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    Recreation Assistants – The Spa at Beckenham


    Position: Recreation Assistants

    Reports to: Duty Manager

    Location: The Spa at Beckenham

    Salary: £15,600.00 per annum plus benefits

    Job Type: Permanent, full time (40 hours per week, including evening and weekend shifts)

    Posted:  30th June 2017

    Condition: Subject to DBS Clearance


    We are currently recruiting for Recreational Assistants to join our award winning leisure trust. If you are already a lifeguard or looking to start a career in leisure we have a number of permanent and casual opportunities available throughout our leisure centres in and around the Beckenham area.


    In this role you will work within one of our leisure sites, ensuring the safety of all pool users and maintaining excellent standards of customer service and presentation. Our recreational assistants have responsibility for supervising swimmers in the water, spotting hazards and taking action to prevent accidents. In event of emergencies recreational assistants will perform rescues and deliver first aid to customers. Other duties include cleaning, setting up and taking down and general maintenance of equipment. In all cases recreation assistants are the first point of contact with customers and will need strong communication and social skills.


    What skills we are looking for


    • Confident swimmer (training will be provided however you will need to pass a swim test);

    • Professional attitude and desire to deliver excellent customer service;

    • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to appropriately correct behaviour of pool users where necessary;

    • Energetic and enthusiastic with a good standard of physical fitness;

    • A can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service;

    • Flexibility is essential to meet the needs of the business, you will be required to work early, evening and weekend shifts;

    • Knowledge of Health and Safety and a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification will be ideal. But this is not essential as training is given as long as you are a competent swimmer




    In return you get to work for a great company with like minded people with a competitive salary and benefits package including:


    • Free Leisure & Golf membership for you and one other;

    • 22 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays);

    • Holiday purchase scheme;

    • 20% off food and beverage and free hot drinks;

    • Stakeholder pension;

    • Exceptional achievement award scheme;

    • Employee discount & salary sacrifice schemes; and

    • Childcare vouchers.


    If you would like to be part of an award winning leisure trust and exciting team then we would like to meet you. For more information or to apply please contact:


    Important information

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore successful applicants must undergo appropriate child protection screening; including checks with past employers and an enhanced background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.


    In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview.

    Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection.  Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership.  Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.



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  • Latest Application Date 30-Jun-2017
  • Location The Spa at Beckenham
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