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Leisure Centre Assistant/Lifeguard

The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College
Swindon, Wiltshire
Contract Type
£10.60 - £10.79
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
3rd December 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Temporary
  • Job ID: 1385066

The role: Lifeguard's x2 - 4 required on casual basis

Contract: Casual contract- as and when required

Pay: NJC Grade J2-3 £11.59 - £11.79 Per Hour 

About the Opportunity

Here at The Ridgeway Leisure Centre, our team are passionate about fitness and wellbeing! We can’t get enough of inspiring the students of the adjoining Ridgeway School or our members to keep an active lifestyle and at the heart of this is the enthusiasm of our lively and friendly team.

Whether you are developing your Leisure experience or joining the Leisure Sector now, we are looking for a Lifeguarding or Sports Assistant to take up the casual, flexible opportunity of Leisure Centre Assistant and deliver the aims of our sporting facility by providing a safe, positive customer experience in line with community, commercial and participation objectives.

Key responsibilities will include delivery of activity programmes and work schedules in line with the Leisure Centre’s needs. You will also be key in identifying and reporting any operational concerns to the Duty Management team, ensuring the facilities are safe, hygienic and fit for purpose. We want to make sure our leisure experiences for all visitors feels comfortable and safe.

This may be a casual opportunity, but it’s a varied and exciting one! Things to note:

Lifeguarding is a key aspect of this role, so an NPLQ Lifeguarding Qualification is essential.

You will have responsibility for managing allocated leisure areas and undertaking projects as directed by the Duty Management team

You will be responsible for ensuring that all activities conform to Child Protection (KCSIE) and any other relevant legislation

You will be required to take all reasonable care for Health & Safety requirements within defined areas of responsibility ensuring that the highest standards are met and that all risks are reported safely

Full details and role expectations of this exciting opportunity can be found on the attached job description.

Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire, and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values while ensuring that fun and happiness are key attributes of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils, and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training, and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage, or ability.

The Benefits

Car Purchase scheme
Discounted gym membership scheme
Reward Gateway discounts
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service
Excellent Pension Scheme


Safeguarding Statement:

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

The White Horse Federation values uniqueness and recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce. We value the contributions of all staff from a wide range of backgrounds and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. At The White Horse Federation, we believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect and share a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at all of our schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and operate a fair recruitment process, free from discrimination against the protected characteristics, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College

The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College

Part of The White Horse Federation

The White Horse Federation