Job descriptionEveryone Active are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Team Member Level 2 apprenticeship over the course of 15 months. There are five key areas of work all leisure team members will cover; leisure and fitness operations, lifeguard duties, swimming teaching duties, gym instruction and leading group activities. You will act as a Lifeguard, Swimming Teacher, Gym Instructor and Group Activity Leader amongst other operational duties. You will achieve your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing, Level 1&2 Swim Teaching & NPLQ Lifeguarding Qualifications as part of this apprenticeship. Your duties will include: Provide exceptional customer service to all members Assisting with gym tours and inductions Covering Lifeguard positions Support the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons Adopting a customer service focussed approach to your responsibilities Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines Creating personal exercise places for members Understanding Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment Support and motivate clients who take part in physical activity Safe and effective pool supervision Equipment setups safely and on time Effective communication with other team members You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the centre. Progression within the company is a core value, and on completion of your apprenticeship you will have plenty of opportunities to progress and develop within the company. This is a full-time position, and you will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre. You will receive on-going training and benefit from free use of the gym and swimming pool. Requirements and Prospectus Desired Skills To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer. If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process. In order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you are able to do the following. • Jump/dive into deep water • Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds • Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds • Surface dive to floor of pool • Climb out of a swimming pool unaided by ladders/steps and where pool design permits Personal qualities Hard working Passionate about exercise and fitness Team player Great communication skills Qualifications required No formal qualifications are required for this role. A passion for exercise and fitness is essential! Future prospects Potential Progression to Team Leader and then onto Duty Management training. Training to be delivered Leisure Team Member with Institute of Swimming Apprenticeship L2 including Functional Skills in Maths and English About the Employer Everyone Active is part of Sports and Leisure Management Ltd, we are the longest-established leisure contractor in the UK, having been founded in 1987. We are called Everyone Active for a reason: we have made it our mission to encourage everyone we come into contact with to participate in at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, either in one of our centres or via online training, five times per week. To help us achieve this mission, we manage over 200 leisure and cultural centres across the UK in partnership with more than 60 different local authorities. We are passionate about being active and staying healthy, and we want our members to be too. Whether it is state-of-the art gym equipment, excellent sports facilities, Swim England-accredited swimming programmes or fun activities for children, our centres aim to offer something for the entire community to enjoy. Employer Parklands Leisure Centre - Oadby Visit employer website Address Wigston Road Leicestershire Leicester LE2 5QG The map below displays the employer’s location, please check travel times before applying.
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