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Leisure Assistant

Zoek Pin Surrey - This Area Only


Temporary (Full time)

Posted 5 days ago

Adecco are currently recruiting for a LEISURE ASSISTANT to work for a Local Authority in RICHMOND.






Job Purpose:

To provide a high quality service and a safe environment to all our customers. This post will have particular responsibility for the health and safety of users and the cleanliness of the centre for all its visitors.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all health and safety duties are carried out in accordance with NOP/EAP procedures and follow procedures in the staff information file and assist with water chemical tests in all pools.

  • Carry out lifeguard duties overseeing the general safety and behaviour of the public to prevent injury, drowning, misuse and damage to facilities.

  • Undertake a range of duties in wet, dry and other areas which will include; control and cleaning of facilities (changing rooms, showers and toilets); and assembly and dismantling of equipment (such as lane ropes and diving blocks).

  • Issue/collection of receipts, stores, goods, . first aid equipment, receipts on poolside and cleaning materials including undertaking stock checks as and when required.

  • To assist the Duty Manager in opening and closing of the facility and preparing the pools for use.

  • To carry out the responsibilities of the post having regard to the Council's policies and procedures as well as additional guidelines as laid out in the Centre's Staff Information file.

Generic Duties and Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the continuous improvement of the Borough's of Wandsworth and Richmond services.

  • To comply with relevant Codes of Practice, including the Code of Conduct, and policies concerning data protection and health and safety.

  • To promote equality, diversity, and inclusion, maintaining an awareness of the equality and diversity protocol/policy and work to create and maintain a safe, supportive and welcoming environment where all people are treated with dignity and their identity and culture are valued and respected.

  • To understand the both Council's duties and responsibilities for safeguarding children, young people and adults as they apply to your role within the council.

  • The Shared Staffing Arrangement will keep its structures under continual review and as a result the post holder should expect to carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the level of the post.

Additional Information

The Sport & Fitness Service sits within the Contracts & Leisure Department. Its primary objective is to develop opportunities and provision for participation in sport and physical activity for all sections of the community. The team is responsible for the management of 4 dual-use Sports and Fitness Centres, Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre and Pools on the Park in Richmond, as well as a centrally based Sports Development Team.

The Council is continually reviewing it structures and ways of working in order to provide the best services possible for residents, in the most efficient way. As a result the key tasks in any job may be varied and the post holder will be expected to take on such variations consistent with the level of responsibility of the post.

The service is firmly committed to creating a safe and enjoyable environment for all young people, children and vulnerable adults. Our safeguarding responsibilities include safe recruitment practices which include the vetting of all individuals who work with these groups. Background checks including checks with the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) will be carried out in accordance with DBS guidelines.

The postholder will work a flexible shift rota, which will include unsociable hours (some evenings and weekends). The postholder may also be asked to work at any of the Borough's Sport & Fitness Centres.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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