Senior Lifeguard | Oswestry

Oswestry | Leisure & Tourism

Location: Oswestry Leisure Centre, SY11 4QB

Working Hours: 37 hours per week, mixture of earlies, lates and weekends on a 2 week rota

Salary: £10.39-£10.67 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 a Senior Lifeguard to join the centre. 


As the senior Lifeguard, the purpose of the role will be to work within the centre whilst ensuring customer safety and high standards of service and customer care. 


You will be reporting to the duty manager and in the duty manager's absence, the successful candidate will be managing the facility and ensure all activities are delivered to a high standard. 


Furthermore, you will be involved in supervising specific activities, maintaining high standards of cleanliness, and working on the safe handling and set up of equipment. 


You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities and free membership plus other various discounts. 



What you'll need to do the role 


We are looking to hear from candidates who have previous experience in a customer facing environment and can demonstrate a can-do attitude to get the job done. 


It is essential that any candidates either have an NPLQ qualification or are able and willing to complete the qualification. Although not essential, having a pool plant operator certificate would be beneficial. 


Serco manages these facilities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Trust. 



  What we offer   

  • Free membership at the Centre  plus heavily discounted use of classes and facilities 

  • Free safeguarding training and DBS check  

  • Excellent Development and Training Opportunities   

  • 6% employer matched pension contribution 

  • 25 days annual leave 

  • Life assurance up to 2x base salary 

  • Simply health cash plan 

  • Anytime health line 

  • Employee assistance programme 

  • Benefits portal offering discounts on eating out, travel, shopping and entertainment 

  • A safe and supportive culture   

  • A chance to make a positive difference to the community 



Why Serco 


Meaningful and vital work: Swimming pools are the beating hearts of our leisure centres and without lifeguards we can't operate. They ensure that our customers can enjoy their activity in safety and when needed they save lives 


A world of opportunity: Our lifeguards are integral to the running of our centres, so as well progressing into senior lifeguard positions they can move into other centre management roles in one of our 55 facilities. 


Great people: Our centres are close-knit and friendly, and we rely on each other for support. As well as the backing of the team you'll also find all the resources you need for career progression through Serco Learning 


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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13/10/2023 02:13:00
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