Brief overview of the vacancy role

‘Due to the on-going situation regarding Covid-19, the application window remains open and you are still able to apply. Our team will be in contact in due course but would like to manage your expectations and make it clear that we are not able to give a specific time frame of when this vacancy will be available again. However, as the current landscape changes over the course of the coming weeks and months, we will keep you informed on the status of your application and update you accordingly’.

Vacancy Description

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Leisure Operations Level 2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers. The job will involve:

– Effective communication with other team members

– Equipment setups safely and on time

– Maintenance of company standards at all times

– Provision of safe and effective pool supervision

– Building cleanliness and undertaking other various housekeeping duties

– Building and being part of a successful and well-motivated team

– Delivering excellent customer service at all times.

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work between 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre. You will receive on-going training and benefit from free use of the gym and swimming pool.

The programme is 12 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term 12 month contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.

If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process, in order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you are able to do the following:

– Jump/dive into deep water

– Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds

– Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds

– Surface dive to floor of pool (deepest part)

– Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits

Desired personal Qualities

What are we looking for in our apprentice?
Enthusiasm and a positive attitude;
Ability to work well in a team;
Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public;
A genuine passion and interest in health, leisure and fitness;

Future Prospects

A Places Leisure Lifeguard can look to progress to the Team Leader/Senior Lifeguard or Duty Manager position

Training to be provided

Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2
NPLQ + Gym Instructor Level 2
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English


ZH2 Leisure Team Member with Institute of Swimming Apprenticeship L2

Expected duration


Paid hours per week


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