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About the role

As a Woodrow Lifeguard you are essential in ensuring the safety of all visitors to our Leisure Centre.

The ideal candidate has excellent skills in the water, is safety-minded, and is able to swiftly assess situations and make judicious decisions regarding the safety of swimmers. You will work as part of a welcoming leisure team that is instrumental in delivering outstanding customer experiences, maintaining orderliness and cleanliness across all our leisure facilities, including swimming pool areas and changerooms.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, and customer focused individuals to join us. You must demonstrate a strong commitment towards ensuring excellence in customer service and enhancing the customer experience. This is a customer facing role, and as such you must be ready to communicate with a diverse range of clients, including members of the public, children and young people, youth group leaders and teachers.

<b>Important</b>: If you do not have an RLSS NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification), which is essential in order to apply, but are 16+ years and keen to become a lifeguard, email woodrow.recruitment@londonyouth.org and we will discuss options.

<b>London Youth embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to the ongoing development of an organisation that values and represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills and welcome applications that reflect this.</b>

Full details regarding this role and how to apply are in noted below. Please do read this carefully to ensure there are no delays in processing your application.

Key Information

Salary: £8.91 per hour. Plus, holiday pay.

Hours: Variable shifts available, including early, late, weekends

Qualification: NPLQ Essential. If you do not have an RLSS NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification), which is essential in order to apply, but are 16+ years and keen to become a lifeguard, email woodrow.recruitment@londonyouth.org and we will discuss options.

Important dates and how to apply

Read the full Job Description and Person Specification that outlines the expectations of this role in detail. If this sounds like you and you are interested, please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria before you apply.

 

To apply, please submit all of the following documents via email, with the subject line Lifeguard Application to woodrow.recruitment@londonyouth.org :

  • Your comprehensive CV
  • A supporting statement indicating clearly how your experience meets the essential requirements of the Person Specification (no more than 2 A4 pages)
  • Completed Declaration of Criminal Convictions Form
  • Completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

 

NOTE: Applications will be considered upon receipt and only those that satisfy the criteria will be shortlisted and invited to an online first round interview. If successful, we will then invite you to a second in-person interview, where you will meet the team, see the centre and have the opportunity to demonstrate your interest in the role as part of this process.

 

Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to every application submitted – if you have not been invited to an interview within 14 working days of submitting your CV and supporting statement, please consider your application unsuccessful at this time. Thank you for your understanding.

 

If you would like to ask any questions about the role or process, feel free to ring 01494 433531 and ask for Leisure Operations & Duty Manager, Hannah Lyon.