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:
Administration
 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
Attributes:
 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
Qualifications:
 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 fatima@govanhillbaths.com.
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