Job Vacancy – Female Lifeguard and Level 1 Swimming Instructor

Female Lifeguard and Level 1 Swimming Instructor
The Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) is looking to recruit a Swimming Instructor and supervisor for the Leaner’s Pool.
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Govanhill Baths for the post of Lifeguard and Level 1 Swimming Instructor .
Reports to: Learners Pool supervisor.
Main purpose of role:
 Provide Lifeguard duties to the Learner’s Pool as required.
 Maintain swimming pool area, chemical balance and filtration of Learners Pool
 To be responsible for the Health and Safety of participants, reporting any defects in equipment or pool infrastructure to the Trust Manager.
 Work with sessional swimming instructors to plan, co-ordinate and deliver swimming lessons to toddlers, children and individuals to ensure that they progress and that maximum benefit is gained from each lesson.
Location and hours: To be determined within the hours of 9am-8pm week days and 10am-6pm Saturdays.
Duration: now until- 31st July 2017
Rate of Pay: Self Employed /Sessional £11.50p/h. Minimum of 16 hours a month (likely to be more)
Major duties and responsibilities:
 Be the first point of call for enquiries for all bookings of Learner’s Pool.
 Draw up weekly timetable of bookings and activities in the Learners’s Pool and make sure that registers are kept up to date.
 Ensure that information, monitoring and evaluation forms are kept up to date and stored correctly.
 The postholder will also supervise private hires.
Pool maintenance
 Administer all activities in pool area and ensure compliance with all health and safety rules and regulations and monitor all persons entering issues and ensure appropriate authorisation.
 Maintain neat and clean pool area and water at all times and perform regular vacuuming and cleaning of pool.
 Ensure neat and clean changing rooms and perform various chemical tests as per requirements.
 Develop and maintain professional relationships with visiting clubs and users and ensure compliance to all safety programs and policies of organisation.
 Monitor and maintain inventory of all pool tools and equipment.
Person Specification
 Demonstrate excellent communication skills
 Ability to communicate effectively and build successful relationships with swimmers, parents, schools and community groups
 Good organisational skills
 Punctual and reliable
 Team Players
 RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
 Level 1 ASA qualified swimming instructors (with current PVG is desirable)
 Excellent interpersonal skills with children and adults with diverse needs.
Knowledge & Experience:
 Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
 Experience of working with the public
 Experience of working with vulnerable and disabled swimmers and groups
 Proven technical swimming knowledge.
 Experience of working with diverse communities.
 Ability to work to a high level of accuracy, with attention to detail
To Apply
Please email your CV and covering letter to Fatima Uygun at
Women only need apply as this job is required to be for a person of a particular sex under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010