Trainee Water Assistant

Nottingham | Leisure & Tourism

Job Title: Trainee Water Assistant

Location: National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham, NG12 2LU

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Working Hours / Pattern: 39 hours per week, Monday to Sunday

Salary:  £19,226.09 to £21,294 per annum + Overtime opportunities


Here at Holme Pierrepont 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 Trainee Water Assistant to join the team. 


Holme Pierrepont Country Park, the home of the National Water Sports Centre has excellent water facilities, accommodation, a campsite, Outdoor Adventure Zone, Life Fitness Gym and marvellous nature trails for cycling and walking, it is a favourite destination for families, schools, corporate clients and individuals.


As the Water assistant, you will be working on the preparation, repair and maintenance of the water facilities and equipment plus controlling and directing the use of water-based activities and associated facilities as part of a team.


You will also be accountable for different areas such as contributing to the management of health and safety within the workshop and preparation of the water facilities for activities and events.


You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities, free leisure membership and excellent benefits.


About You

It is essential that any potential applicants hold a Full UK driving licence. Furthermore, we are looking to hear from people who are a confident on open water, those who can work well with colleagues but also to their own initiative and someone who looks and strives for self-improvement. 


You will need to be flexible as earliest start time could be 6.30am and latest finish time 8pm.


No experience needed as full training/uniform and Safety equipment will be given to the successful candidate.


We will also progress you through your Power Boat Level 2 certification and any other water based qualification required to carry your duties.
This is a position that is looking to get filled quickly. If the above sounds like you, please apply at the nearest convenience.




Why Serco  


Meaningful and vital work: Working within Leisure means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive exceptional service and you'll help to provide our local communities with a safe and fun environment to stay healthy and connected to others. 


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Leisure business and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career. 


Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work. 


 What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco and NWC 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
  • Excellent training and development opportunities



About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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