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:
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.
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.
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
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
Please email your CV and covering letter to Fatima Uygun by 5pm 8th July 2016 firstname.lastname@example.org – 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