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Casual Recreation Assistants - Ref: EE06523

Walsall Council
£11.59 - £11.98 per hour
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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Casual Recreation Assistants - Ref: EE06523
Salary - G2: £11.59 to £11.98 per hour

We are seeking enthusiastic and committed leisure professionals to join our valued and supportive team to help us achieve our goal of "More People, More Active, More Often".

We require Recreation Assistants in our leisure centres, to work on a casual basis. You will be part of a team that is highly motivated, providing leisure facilities for the local community.

The role will involve:
  • the setting up of equipment
  • supervising pools in a lifeguard capacity
  • preparing for functions, events and gala's
  • helping customers with their enquiries
  • assisting customers in their participation of activities ensuring their safety at all times
  • general cleaning duties.

Applicants should have experience in the service industry and hold an up to date recognised lifesaving award (such as STA Lifeguard qualification or RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification- when submitting your application, please attach a copy of the qualification as part of your supporting information). Failure to do so could lead to be removed from the process.

You will also be expected to be available to work days, evenings, weekends and bank holidays as required.

This post is covered by the Governments Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

View Job Description and Employee Specification

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing Date: 25th February 2024


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