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DBS3355 Sport and Leisure Apprentice

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/07/2018 23:59
7138.36 pa
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

North Tyneside Council is offering young people of the borough a unique apprenticeship opportunity. Our Indoor Sport and Leisure service is looking for up to 4 enthusiastic individuals who would like to gain both experience and qualifications in the fitness industry to help enhance their future career prospects. Work venues could include The Parks Sports Centre, Hadrian Leisure Centre, The Lakeside Centre, Tynemouth Pool and Waves. Each venue has a variety of facilities including swimming pools, gymnasiums, studios, outdoor pitches and sports halls.

During your 18 month apprenticeship you will provide support across the full range of frontline leisure facility tasks and duties. These will include supporting Leisure Assistants with poolside supervision, working on reception, supporting the fitness staff whilst also learning a range of back office administration skills. You will also attend various training courses in order to obtain recognised qualifications.

Applicants must be enthusiastic who have a genuine interest in sports and physical exercise. You must be self motivated, approachable and have the highest regard for customer care. It is essential that you have a competent swimming ability and attend and complete the academic requirements of the apprenticeship.

If you have any questions relating to this opportunity please contact:

Tina Adams (Workforce programme advisor) on 07896138931 or email tina.adams@northtynesidecouncil.gov.uk

Joe Wood (Sport and Leisure Team Leader) on 0191 643 7457 or email

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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