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Aquatics Co-ordinator

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/05/2017 23:59
£24,174 - £27,668 Grade 8
Hours per week:
37 hours
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Chester le Street and Freemans Quay. May be required to work at any other council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
21 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Based between Chester le Street and Freemans Quay Leisure Centres

Maternity Cover – Temporary until 15/6/2018 or until the substantive post holder returns

To coordinate and deliver high quality aquatics and swimming classes and activities at a range of leisure centres, including line managing the aquatics instructors and swim teachers.

To work to and achieve the coaching instruction standards set out by relevant aquatics national representative or governing body, eg ASA

To ensure that aquatics employees adhere to effective service standards, systems and procedures

To build and lead an aquatics team that is motivated, positive, customer focussed and that implements a “can do” culture

To organise suitable, effective and efficient staffing rotas and operations to meet the aquatics brand’s business needs, programme requirements and budget provision

To actively assist the centre in continuous improvement and development of performance and quality

Undertaking coaching/instruction to individuals and groups of all ages

Required Qualifications: ASA Swimming Teachers Level 2, NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in an appropriate area

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kay Smith, Locality Manager for Programmes tel. no. 03000 268487 or email kay.smith@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Thursday 1 June 2017 at Riverside Sports Complex

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268302 / 268535 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the HR Operations & Data Team.

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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