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Leisure Attendant

  • Job reference: KTS 087
  • Location: Newry & Mourne, County Down
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Labourers
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Job description: Leisure Attendant- , Newry

We currently have a leisure attendant role with the local council the Newry area. The post holder will provide customer service support to individual and group patrons of Newry Leisure Centre, to help ensure visitor comfort, safety and enjoyment. This includes, as required during shift, fitness instruction/fitness classes (where qualified), gym supervision, coaching and swimming instruction (where qualified), lifeguarding and cleaning and upkeep of facilities as required.

.Pool Lifeguard Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for undertaking lifeguarding duties, as determined by rota, to professionally recognised standards:

*Keeping a close watch over the pool, associated features (eg flume, leisure area, health suite and soft play area etc) and the users, exercising the appropriate level of control
*Communicating effectively with facility users and colleagues
*Anticipating problems and preventing accidents
*Intervention to prevent unsafe behaviour
*Identifying emergencies quickly and taking appropriate action.
*Carrying out rescues from the water and associated features.
*Giving immediate First Aid to any casualty
*Supervising a variety of facilities and water based activities; swimming tuition, fitness training, diving, school activities, aqua aerobics, canoeing, water polo, sub-aqua etc.
*Assisting with crowd control, including the evacuation of the building in an emergency.

*Carry out the role of Swimming Instructor / Group Exercise Coach /Fitness Instructor (where qualified) as instructed by Line Management. (Where such an opportunity is afforded, the appropriate rate will be paid). All duties to be carried out in line with Industry guidelines, NOP's and best practice.

Leisure Attendant Duties and Responsibilities

Undertake a range of duties at Newry Leisure Centre, Kilkeel Leisure Centre, Newry Sports Centre and other recreational facilities, to include:

*Patrolling, supervision and security of assigned facilities (to include pool, leisure area and soft play area etc)
* Emergency Response
* Assembling and dismantling all equipment to be deployed at the facility
* Cleaning and Housekeeping



Working hours will be 30.5 hours per week on a rota. 

If you wish to apply please send a copy of you CV over to Keira Timothy-Smith at Service Care Solutions , Keira.timothy-smith@servicecare.org.uk or feel free to call Keira on 01772 208967