Recreation Assistant

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Halesowen Leisure Centre, Great Cornbow, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3AB
£20,812.00 - £21,189.00 per annum (pro-rata)
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Job Type
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at Halesowen Leisure Centre.

We are looking to recruit a part-time Recreation Assistant to work each week . A 3 week rotating shift pattern will be required which will include evenings, daytime hours and weekends.


Hours:  32.50 hours per week (on a 3 week rotating shift pattern)

Salary: Grade 3

Work shift available to view via attachment - please refer to Vacancy 2 hours only.

The successful candidate can expect to be responsible for supervising the swimming pools and supporting members of the public while on Lifeguard duty.

In addition, you will be involved in the setting up and derigging of leisure equipment and help maintain a high level of cleanliness within the centre by undertaking regular cleaning duties and maintenance schedules.

We encourage applicants who have recently qualified in their National Pool Lifeguard to apply and also applicants who are working towards their National Pool Lifeguard.

You will be expected to attend and undertake regular staff training sessions on a monthly basis.

You will be required to promote quality customer service and maintain a friendly atmosphere at the centre.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact: Matt Weetman on 01384 812921 or via email:

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received.

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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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01384 811300
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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