Paranormal Investigation at the Baths

On Saturday 25 June Lanarkshire Paranormal will be carrying out a paranormal investigation overnight at the Baths. Lanarkshire Paranormal are a dedicated team of paranormal researchers. Based in Scotland, they investigate both private locations and organize many nationwide events. With the latest in hi-tech equipment and over 16 years experience, Lanarkshire Paranormal are at the forefront of paranormal investigations. They are solely driven to find the truth behind the sightings and reports that have been debated for centuries.

Lanarkshire Paranormal arrange and cooordinate exciting paranormal investigations throughout the country for people to experience the unexplained realms of the paranormal.

The event starts at 9pm and will continue until 3am.

If you want to get involved or take part in the next investigation in September, contact info@lanarkshireparanormal.com

 

New Play for Refugee Week 2016

No-one can escape their own history in this dark tale of regret and revenge written and Directed by Fatima Uygun. Jeffrey is deeply concerned about his brother Stevie, a decorated and homeless gulf war veteran. After a chance meeting with an Iraqi refugee, Yasmin, Stevie’s behaviour becomes more worrying. Battling his own alcoholism, Jeffrey attempts to resolve things and get Stevie to face his demons. Yasmin is on her own in a new country, heavily pregnant and trying to overcome the horrors of her own past. Matters are brought to a head when all three finally come together in a dramatic climax.

This is the first production of this play in the UK, it debuted at an Women Playwrights International Conference in Capetown last year.  Tickets are on sale now at the Baths or from www.brownpapertickets.com

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland 2016.

Job Vacancy – Female Life Guard and Learner’s Pool Supervisor

Female Life Guard and Learner’s Pool supervisor
The Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) is looking to recruit a qualified life guard and supervisor for the Leaner’s Pool.
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Govanhill Baths for the post of Lifeguard and supervisor of the Learner’s Pool. After 15 years of campaigning the GBCT has raised substantial funds for the refurbishment and restoration of the building into a Wellbeing Centre. Building work will commence in September 2017.
Between the 1st of August 2016- and 31st July 2017 the Learner’s Pool will be opened to the public for hire and for the delivery of swimming classes to the local community.
Reports to: Trust Manager
Main purpose of role:
 Provide Lifeguard duties to the Learner’s Pool as required.
 Responsible for pool hire bookings and timetable.
 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.
Hours: To be determined within the hours of 9am-8pm week days and 10am-6pm Saturdays.
Duration: 1st August 2016 – 31st July 2017
Rate of Pay: Self Employed /Sessional £11.50p/h. Minimum of 16 hours a month (likely to be more)
Other 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:
 Excellent interpersonal skills with children and adults with diverse needs.
 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
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
 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 by 5pm 8th July 2016 fatima@govanhillbaths.com – interviews Tuesday 15th July

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 Equalities Act 2010

 

 

Job Vacancy – Female Swimming Instructor

Female Swimming Instructor
The Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) is looking to recruit a qualified swimming teacher/s for the Leaner’s Pool.
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Govanhill Baths for the post of swimming teacher for those who are passionate about swimming and making a difference to the health and fitness of our local community.
In 2001, Govanhill Baths was closed down against a tide of opposition by the local community. After 15 years of campaigning the GBCT has raised substantial funds for the refurbishment and restoration of the building into a Wellbeing Centre. Building work will commence in September 2017.
Between the 1st of August 2016- and 31st July 2017 the Learner’s Pool will be opened to the public for hire and for the delivery of swimming classes to the local community.
Reports to: Trust Manager
Key tasks:  Plan, co-ordinate and deliver swimming lessons to toddlers, children, individuals and vulnerable groups to ensure that they progress and that maximum benefit is gained from each lesson.
Hours: To be determined within the hours of 9am-8pm week days and 10am-6pm Saturdays.
Duration: 1st August 2016 – 31st July 2017
Rate of Pay: Self Employed /Sessional £15.00p/h
Additional duties and responsibilities:
 Ensure that your qualifications are renewed and updated as and when required
 To be responsible for reporting any defects in equipment or pool infrastructure to the Leaner’s Pool supervisor.
 Ensure that information, monitoring and evaluation forms are kept up to date and stored correctly.
 Undertaking administrative duties to support the delivery of an effective programme of coaching and teaching
 Ensure compliance with all health and safety rules and regulations and monitor all persons entering issues and ensure appropriate authorisation.
 Develop and maintain professional relationships with visiting clubs and users and ensure compliance to all safety programs and policies of organisation.
 Set up and put away any equipment needed for lessons
Person Specification
Attributes:
 Excellent interpersonal skills with children and adults with diverse needs.
 Ability to communicate effectively and build successful relationships with swimmers, parents, schools and community groups
 Good organisational skills
 Punctual and reliable
 Team player
Qualifications Essential:
 Level 1 & Level 2 ASA qualified swimming instructors (with current PVG is desirable)
Qualifications Desirable:
 National Pool Lifeguard qualification or similar (desirable)
 Other complimentary ASA/STA Qualifications (e.g. Adult & Child, disability, other aquatics etc)
 First Aid
Knowledge & Experience:
 Experience of delivering swimming lessons to a variety of ability levels
 Experience of working with vulnerable and disabled swimmers and groups
 Experience of working with diverse communities.
 Proven technical swimming knowledge.
 Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
To Apply
Please email your CV and covering letter to Fatima Uygun by 5pm 8th July 2016 fatima@govanhillbaths.com. Interviews Wednesday 15th of July.
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 Equalities Act 2010

Come and See the Plans for the Building

Join us on June 2nd to explore the ‘Changing Rooms’ of Govanhill Baths, as we reveal the new design of the building. Diving headfirst into the next stage of our redevelopment, you’ll get a chance to meet the architects and have your say on the design drawings.

Are there enough spaces for activities?
What are the facilities like for kids?
Have we thought through the different needs for local people?

There will be music, arty fun for all the family and a free, shared meal courtesy of Govanhill Monday Free Dinner – not to mention guided tours around our beloved Edwardian bathhouse, where you can submerge yourself in it’s rich history while seeing how the spaces will be renewed next year.

Here at the Baths we’re looking to the future, so grab your goggles and join in – united we will swim again!

Zdarma Jedlo, Hudba a Rodinna Zabava
Mancare gratis, muzica si distractie in familie!
مفت میں کھانا، میوسک اور فیملی مزہ

Artist-cum-archaeologist Mitch Miller from Glasgow Dialectograms will be developing a new work onsite, and there’ll be music from Randolph’s Leap, a Roma band, the Irish Heritage Foundatoin’s youth group, Sistema Scotland‘s ‘Big Noise’ and more, all for free! Watch this space. . . .