RECREATION ASSISTANT

Salary Scale:

Spinal Point 7 – currently £7.83 per hour

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd May 2017

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with strong water rescue skills, communication skills and confidence in dealing with large numbers of the public, to join our team of Recreation Assistants.

The post is offered on a permanent full time basis of 37 hours per week. Please see Section 8 of the information pack available to download at www.yourcumbriajobs.co.uk for the current shift pattern. Flexibility in shift pattern will be required when opening times vary and to cover for absent colleagues. In these and other similar circumstances you will maintain your basic hours but your normal work pattern may be varied.

You will assist with the supervision of the pool(s), sports hall and other activity areas and you will be responsible for delivering a high standard of service and customer care. Duties will include ensuring a high level of cleanliness is maintained throughout the building.

An enthusiastic approach to work and an ability to communicate effectively with staff and customers is essential. You must have a good standard of health and have the ability to work as part of a team

Ideally, we are looking for a person with leadership and supervisory management potential to progress in the future to the role of casual Duty Officer to run alongside the Recreation Assistant position.

A current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and experience of working in a leisure centre as a lifeguard is essential.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide instruction in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement.

The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration of their criminal record history and apply for an Enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to appointment.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact John Kitts, Assistant Manager, on telephone 01229 871146.

To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form. Please visit www.yourcumbriajobs.co.uk to apply online

Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LD on 01229 876543 or e-mail hr@barrowbc.gov.uk.

 

CASUAL SWIMMING TEACHER

Salary Scale:

Level 1 Spinal Point 25 – currently £11.63 per hour

Level 2  Spinal Point 31 – currently £14.20 per hour

Please get in touch if you would like to work with us, open application date.

We are looking for Swimming Teachers qualified to ASA Level 1 or 2 to deliver high quality lessons as part of our successful learn to swim programme at the Park Leisure Centre. The post is offered on a casual basis – as and when required.

We run an extensive swimming lesson programme catering for all ages and abilities. Lessons take place on Saturday & Sunday mornings from 9.00am to 12noon (excluding the half term week) and normally run for either 11 or 12 weeks. In addition we also run crash courses during the school holidays.

You must hold as a minimum requirement an Assistant ASA Teachers Certificate and preferably a Full ASA or STA Teachers Certificate. You must also be passionate about swimming, enthusiastic and highly motivated and possess excellent communication skills, especially with children. In addition, you must be able to provide evidence of preparing written work plans/programmes that meet the requirements of the National Curriculum and ASA Learn to Swim Framework and have a good knowledge and professional understanding of current good practice in teaching swimming.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide instruction in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement.

The successful candidate will be eligible to apply to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration of their criminal record history and apply for an Enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure Barring Service prior to appointment.

 

CASUAL TRAMPOLINING & GYMNASTICS COACHES

Salary Scale: Spinal Point 28 (currently £12.81 per hour)

Casual positions to cover School Holiday courses and term time evening classes

Please get in touch if you would like to work with us, open application date.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and experienced Trampolining and Gymnastics coaches to join our team at The Park Leisure Centre.

You must hold a Level 2 or 3 coaching qualification in either discipline. Experience of working with people with disabilities would be an advantage.

It is essential that you have specific knowledge of Trampolining / Gymnastics programmes, instruction, and equipment and understand the same principles in Health and Safety.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide instruction in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement.

The successful candidate will be eligible to apply to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration of their criminal record history and apply for an Enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure Barring Service prior to appointment.

 

To apply for any of these vacancies you need to complete an application form. Please visit www.yourcumbriajobs.co.uk to apply online.

Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LD on 01229 876543 or e-mail hr@barrowbc.gov.uk.

The Council welcomes applications from people with disabilities and from the minority ethnic community who are underrepresented within our workforce.

Being Disability Confident demonstrates that the Council is committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people.  The Council is recognised as a Disability Confident Employer and will guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the job.