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Permanent: Shift Pattern - Full and part time roles available
Salary: £18,065 - £18,426 - starting at £9.35 per hour
Location: Crediton


Mid Devon Leisure is seeking team members with integrity, a can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service. Ideally you should hold a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (or equivalent) but full training can be provided for the right candidates. For the role you will be required to complete regular pool rotations, equipment changeovers/set-ups and keep the centre looking fresh and tidy.

Do you have experience working in the leisure, sales or health & wellbeing industry? Maybe you don't have this experience but fancy a new challenge.  If you can answer yes to either of the above we would love to hear from you.

Work will include regular poolside rotations, supervision, cleaning the pool area and wider facility, to setting up equipment and delivering a first class customer service when dealing with queries.

As a great team player, you’ll make sure our customers have the best possible experience – in terms of enjoyment, safety and housekeeping standards. The positions are available at our Crediton site, Lords Meadow Leisure Centre. Full and part time roles will be on a rotating shift pattern and will require early, late and weekend working.

We can offer you

  • Fantastic training opportunities with role progression and variety.
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • CSSC offering discounts in shops, restaurants, cinemas, hotels and insurance benefits.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Generous annual leave and the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Staff discounts in our leisure centre.

A satisfactory enhanced disclosure check and three years complete employment or education history will be requested in the event of you being offered any of the positions.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ben Dommett, Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, on 01884 234970.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - LS10 - Recreation Assistant

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE 31 August 2019 at 1.00 pm

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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