Leisure Assistant (Pool)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 16,082 - 16,371
Location: Ellon

Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: ABS07355

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

A vacancy has arisen for a Leisure Assistant (Pool). You have a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualifications (or are able to gain this within three months). A first aid, swimming teaching, gym instructor and other sports coaching qualifications would be desirable as would be a national pool plant operator's qualification.

You will be required to ensure the safety and good conduct of members of the public whilst they are in the Swimming Pool or Leisure & Recreation Facility.

This post is regulated work with children and protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

Aberdeenshire Council currently applies a Living Wage Supplement to all Council employees earning less than 8.33 per hour.

This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference. One of these must be your current or most recent employer

Informal Enquiries Contact Glynis Buchan, 01358 727911

Responsibilities Deliver the safe operation of recreational facilities, including swimming pools within a defined geographical area, by assisting the Duty Officer in the development and improvement of all service areas and providing a high standard of customer relations There is a requirement to undertake manual handling on a daily basis. There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation Carry out inspections, including Health and Safety, safe supervision and good conduct of customers Assist in the staff supervision, planning, training and development Deliver a high standard of customer care Participate in the marketing, advertising and promotion of all services Control the environments and associated plant within set standards Maintain security of the building and estates Ensure administrative functions are carried out accurately, timely and in accordance with administrative and financial procedures and regulation

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