Location: Oswestry Leisure Centre, SY11 4QB
Working Hours: Easter Half term holidays. Shifts to cover operational hours 7:45am-6pm
Contract Type: Casual with futher opportunities
Salary: £6.83 - £9.50 per hour depending on age
Here at Shropshire Community Leisure Trust our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for Holiday Scheme Assistants to join our fun and vibrant team at Oswestry Leisure Centre.
This is an exciting role which has been created for the holidays which you can be part of where you will work with your fellow team members to plan and deliver a safe, fun, and engaging program of sports, arts and craft activities that meets the needs of our customers who will be aged 4 to 12 years old during the school holidays.
Your days will be varied and will include providing activity sessions, coaching various sports, making sure the kids are enjoying themselves, are well looked after and have the best experience possible.
This is your chance to be involved in in a fantastic scheme keeping children entertained during the school holidays and you will go home each day with a huge sense of satisfaction at the difference you have made.
We share your passion for leisure, and we will offer a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities, including supporting you in achieving Swimming Teacher and/or Lifeguarding qualifications which will enable you to take on casual roles at your local Centre during term times and school holidays if you so wish.
First and foremost, you will need to have excellent customer service skills, communication and organisational skills as well as be comfortable working with children. We welcome applications from candidates aged 16 and above.
We are looking for candidates who are outgoing, enthusiastic, and highly motivated to be considered for this role.
Lastly, it's desirable that you hold a sport specific, play work qualification, first aid certificate as well as child protection however this is not essential as full training will be provided.
This is a great opportunity to be part of something special and provide local children with a safe and fun place to play and develop skills. So, if you feel you are suitable and up to the challenge please apply as soon as possible.
Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer
- Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
- Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
- Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
- A company that recognises your contribution
Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.
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