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  • Casual Lifeguard Xcite Whitburn CSALG22

    At Xcite we sometimes require flexible individuals who can be called into action at short notice!

    You'll be on standby to help during busy times to cover holidays and periods of absence.

    Salary: £9.90 per hour

    Hours: Casual - as and when required

    Apply online here 

  • Lifeguard 20.5 hrs @ Xcite Whitburn LGWSP20.5

    Based at: Xcite Whitburn

    Salary: £9.90 per hour

    Hours of Work:  20.5 hours per week average, on a 2 week rota as per below

    Closing date : 2nd September 2022

     

    Week 1

    VAC

    HRS

     

    Week 2

    VAC

    HRS

    Monday

    OFF

     

     

    Monday

    OFF

     

    Tuesday

    OFF

     

     

    Tuesday

    OFF

     

    Wednesday

    OFF

     

     

    Wednesday

    15.30-21.30

    6

    Thursday

    12.00-20.00

    8

     

    Thursday

    15.30-21.00

    6

    Friday

    OFF

     

     

    Friday

    OFF

     

    Saturday

    8.30-15.30

    7

     

    Saturday

    8.30-15.30

    7

    Sunday

    8.30-15.30

    7

     

    Sunday

    OFF

     

     

     

    22

     

     

     

    19

     

    Holding a current NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) would be a distinct advantage and is essential to have and maintain for this role.  However, if you  do not currently hold this qualification, West Lothian Leisure would put you on the NPLQ course for candidates who can demonstrate the right attributes.

    Apply Online here

  • Lifeguard @ Xcite Armadale part-time 12 hrs ASPLG12

    Closing date:30th September 2022

    Based at: Xcite Bathgate

    Salary: £9.90 per hour

    Hours of Work:  12 hours per week

     

      Monday Hrs Tuesday Hrs Wednesday  Hrs Thursday Hrs Friday  Hrs Saturday  Hrs Sunday  Hrs Total Hrs
    Vacancy OFF 0 OFF 0 OFF 0 08:00-14:00 6 08:00-14:00 6 OFF 0 OFF 0 12

     

    Holding a current NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) would be a distinct advantage and is essential to have and maintain for this role.  However, if you  do not currently hold this qualification, West Lothian Leisure would put you on the NPLQ course for candidates who can demonstrate the right attributes.

    Apply Online here

  • Lifeguard @ Xcite Armadale part-time 17 hrs ASPLG17

    Closing date: 30th September 2022

    Based at: Xcite Bathgate

    Salary: £9.90 per hour

    Hours of Work:  17 hours average per week

     

    Week 1                              
      Monday Hrs Tuesday Hrs Wednesday  Hrs Thursday Hrs Friday  Hrs Saturday  Hrs Sunday  Hrs Total Hrs
    Vacancy OFF 0 OFF 0 OFF 0 OFF 0 08:30-14:00 5.5 08:30-16:00 7.5 OFF 0 13
    Week 2                              
      Monday Hrs Tuesday Hrs Wednesday  Hrs Thursday Hrs Friday  Hrs Saturday  Hrs Sunday  Hrs Total Hrs
    Vacancy OFF 0 OFF 0 OFF 0 14:00-21:30 7.5 14:00-20:00 6 08:30-16:00 7.5 OFF 0 21

     

    Holding a current NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) would be a distinct advantage and is essential to have and maintain for this role.  However, if you  do not currently hold this qualification, West Lothian Leisure would put you on the NPLQ course for candidates who can demonstrate the right attributes.

    Apply Online here

  • Lifeguard/Duty Supervisor @ Xcite Broxburn Pool - BXPLGDS36

    Lifeguard/Duty Supervisor post at Xcite Broxburn Pool - Your role as the Duty Supervisor is to be responsible for supervising the work of staff to ensure that the facilities are running efficiently and that excellent customer service is delivered.

    Based at: Xcite Broxburn Pool

    Salary: Lifeguard £9.90 per hour and Duty Supervisor £10.25

    Hours of Work:  36 hours per week, working on a 4 week rota as per below.

    Closing date : 5th October 2022

    Week 1

    OFF

    OFF

    14.00-22.00

    14.15-22.00 DS

    14.30-20.30 DS

    08.30-16.30

    08.30-16.30

    Week 2

    14.30-22.30

    OFF

    OFF

    14.30-22.00 DS

    14.30-20.30 DS

    08.30-16.30

    08.30-16.30

    Week 3

    08.00-15.00

    08.00-15.00

    08.00-15.00

    08.00-15.00

    08.00-14:30 LG

    14:30-16.00 DS

    OFF

    OFF

    Week 4

    10.00-16.00

    10.00-15.00

    10.00-16.00

    10.00-18.00

    10.00-18.00

    OFF

    OFF

     

    Holding a current NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) would be a distinct advantage and is essential to have and maintain for this role.  However, if you  do not currently hold this qualification, West Lothian Leisure would put you on the NPLQ course for candidates who can demonstrate the right attributes.

    Apply Online here

  • Lifeguard @ Xcite Linlithgow - LLCLG265

    Based at: Xcite Linlithgow

    Closing date for applications:  5th October 2022

    Salary: £9.90 per hour

    In addition we offer:

    • Xcite Membership
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • 33 days annual leave pro-rata (increasing to 37 after 5 years' service)
    • Discount store vouchers through our Benefits Portal
    • Company Pension contributions up to 9% of your salary

    Hours of Work:  26.5 hours per week

    MON 

    TUES

    WED

    THUR

    FRID

    SAT

    SUN

    09.00-16.00

    09.00-16.00

    07.00-15.30

    OFF

    OFF

    09.30-18.00

    15.00-20.00

    Holding a current NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) would be a distinct advantage and is essential to have and maintain for this role.  However, if you  do not currently hold this qualification, West Lothian Leisure would put you on the NPLQ course for candidates who can demonstrate the right attributes.

    Apply Online here

 Job Description

Job Purpose - Overview

West Lothian Leisure is a Community Benefit Organisation, a registered Scottish charity.  It is at the heart of the West Lothian community, helping people to improve their wellbeing and make healthy lifestyle choices.  We care passionately about the service we provide to the people who live, work and visit West Lothian. As a valued organisation that understands, cares about and engages with its community, we are the delivery partner of choice for West Lothian organisations responsible for improving people’s lives through sport, health and physical activity.

Your role as a Lifeguard is to prevent accidents by identifying hazards and taking preventative measures whilst working as part of a wider team to deliver excellent customer service.

Core Accountability & Responsibilities

  • Patrol the pool sides(s) or sit in an elevated chair to supervise the swimming pool(s) and its users
  • Stop behaviour which could be dangerous
  • Respond quickly in emergency situations to effect rescues
  • Perform first aid if required
  • Undertake routine maintenance and cleaning duties
  • Set up and take down sports equipment such as lane ropes and diving blocks
  • Undertake scheduled water tests such as PH and chlorine levels
  • Deliver excellent customer service and resolve customer complaints should they arise
  • Process bookings and payments through cash and credit card transactions
  • Promote products and services to customers and visitors.
  • Maintain vending stock levels (at designated facilities)
  • Undertake general administrative tasks to support the delivery of programmes and services
  • Attend regular training to maintain job competence and the NPLQ

The above list is illustrative, not exhaustive. Accordingly, there may be a requirement to undertake additional duties, consistent with the level of the post, as directed by management.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • A good ability to demonstrate the core competencies.
  • 2 standard grades or equivalent in Mathematics and English (or similar)
  • Hold and maintain National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (Level 2)
  • Hold or willingness to obtain, update and apply knowledge/skills from automated external defibrillator (AED) qualification.
  • Suitable and sufficient face to face customer service experience, preferably in a similar role.
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety responsibilities in a swimming pool environment.
  • Willingness to continuously develop and attend training and development sessions in line with your personal training plan, on occasion out-with your normal hours of work, to ensure the required level of competence.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Successful study of a relevant subject at NC level or equivalent.
  • Coaching and/or sports coaching qualifications.
  • Level 2 Gym Instructor or equivalent.
  • A working knowledge of the maintenance of swimming pool plant and water treatment equipment.
  • A working knowledge/willingness to learn about the Charity’s policies and procedures/products and services.

Job Dimensions

  • Taking possession of security keys to open and close the leisure centre as may be required.
  • Will often work in hot, humid and noisy conditions.

Core organisational competencies

  • Service delivery
  • Champions the service, focusing on individual customer’s needs and responding with service that surpasses their expectations.
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Being truthful, keeping promises and commitments and making ethical decisions.
  • Respect for equality and diversity
  • Understanding others’ behaviours and culture and treating everyone fairly.
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Personal responsibility for making things happen – being accountable for your own actions.

Additional information

  • This position is subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme check.
  • Hours will be worked on a shift rota basis and is likely to include evenings and weekend working.
  • You will be required to be aware of current Health and Safety Policy and to take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.

 

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