Leisure Attendant - PLG

Job Summary
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Advert End Date:
30/09/2024 23:59
£23,893 - £24,294
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
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Employment Location:
Peripatetic (Blaydon, Dunston & Heworth Leisure Centre’s)
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Closing date:
30 Sep
Further Information
Gateshead Council are currently recruiting to several roles across Blaydon, Dunston, and Heworth Leisure Centres


If you hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification with an up-to-date training record you could become a pool lifeguard within our facilities. 


You will be required to supervise the pool in a lifeguard capacity to ensure the safety of all employees and customer and provide an excellent experience to leisure customers by carrying out duties such as preparing activity areas for customers, carrying out equipment checks and maintaining the presentation of the leisure facility. 


It is essential that you have knowledge of customer needs within the leisure industry.  Effective communication skills, team working, and customer service skills are also essential. 

In addition to a competitive salary and as an employee of Gateshead Council you will benefit from:

Great transport links with the use of reliable and frequent public transport and have access to a discounted Annual Pass. You will also have use of Co-wheel pool cars and access to the Cycle to Work salary sacrifice scheme
A generous annual leave package. You will also have the opportunity to purchase up to 10 days extra leave via our Annual Leave Salary Sacrifice Scheme.
Being a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
Eligibility to access a range of other staff offers and discounts such as:

Reduced rate membership for GO Gateshead Leisure Services
Health Shield which provides a wide range of innovative products that help to improve long-term health and wellbeing via a health care plan.
O2 open discount scheme
Virgin Media partner discount scheme
Dell Advantage discount programme

During the selection process candidates will be assessed against the essential criteria as set out in the job profile.

Please complete your application on-line and ensure your application includes all the essential criteria as set out within the job profile.
Previous applicants need not apply. 
The successful applicant(s) will need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.