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Join our team. Active Life is a great place to work and our staff are part of an interesting, fun and challenging industry with a real purpose behind it. We often have full time, part time or casual positions available for roles such as Lifeguards, Gym and Studio Instructors, Receptionists and Catering Assistants. We offer competitive rates of pay, a contributory pension, full training and membership benefits.

Vacancies

Senior Recreation Assistant

Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury
Full time on a rotating 4 week rota

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We are looking for a responsible, reliable individual who, in addition to normal lifeguarding duties, will assume the Duty Manager role when required. 

Ref: SRA2/0317/KLC

£7.15 per hour* and £9.12 when undertaking Duty Manager duties
*National Living Wage of £7.50 if aged 25 or over*

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Patrolling poolside and ensuring the safety of our customers;
  • looking after our customers and promoting a professional image;
  • ensuring equipment is erected, dismantled and stored correctly;
  • assisting with the supervision or coaching of sessions;
  • overseeing the running of the centre and other lifeguards, including responsibilities such as pool water testing, people management and customer satisfaction, when acting as Duty Manager;
  • ensuring that the centre’s regulations and working practices are adhered to;
  • ensuring that the building is clean, safe and secure at all times.

What you will need:

  • Sound lifeguarding experience and a proven capability for responsibility, particularly with regards to colleagues and customers;
  • an interest in continuing to work in the leisure sector;
  • a mature and hard-working attitude with the desire to learn and develop;
  • reliable, flexible and honest;
  • a professional yet friendly manner and a genuine interest in working with the public;
  • the ability to remain calm under pressure, within a busy environment;
  • a valid lifeguard qualification;
  • a PPO qualification or the ability and commitment to achieve this.

* Applications are invited from those with the appropriate qualifications, NPLQ and Pool Plant Operator (PPO) qualification but also unqualified applicants who can demonstrate the maturity and experience in a position of responsibility. Training and Development will be provided as required to the right candidates.

Full training and uniform will be provided. Active Life benefits include a rewarding working environment, training opportunities, access to a pension scheme and staff discount schemes.

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the above reference number to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk
Alternatively, you can send you application by post to:
Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

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Sports Coaches

Whitstable Sports Centre & Bay Sports Arena
School holiday and weekday sessions

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We are looking for tennis and trampoline coaches to deliver group sessions during school holidays as well as on a weekly basis. 

Ref: SC-0317- WSC

£22.07 per session (for Level 2 qualified coaches)

We currently have opportunities for committed and friendly coaches to deliver informative and fun sessions to our younger customers.

In addition to being suitably qualified to deliver tennis and/or trampolining sessions, you will be outgoing and possess a positive attitude. You must also be able to demonstrate experience of engaging with, and maintaining assertive management of, groups of young people. You will also assume responsibility for contacting customers and taking bookings.

You must have a relevant Level 2 Coaching qualification to deliver our trampolining sessions. A relevant Level 2 qualification is also preferable for delivery of our tennis sessions, however, consideration may be given to Level 1 qualified applicants. Rate of pay will be dependent on skills and experience.

This role requires a recent (last 12 months) Enhanced Disclosure & Baring Service (DBS) check. Applicants who do not possess a valid DBS must be willing to complete one in order to be eligible for consideration for employment.

Active Life employees enjoy access to pension and staff discount schemes.

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the above reference number to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk
Alternatively, you can send you application by post to:
Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

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Recreation Assistants

Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury
Casual Positions, various weekday and weekend shifts

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We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible and reliable individuals who can provide cover for our regular lifeguards on an ad hoc basis, and during peak periods.

Ref: RA2/0317/KLC

£7.15 per hour or National Living Wage of £7.50 if aged 25 or over

Hours on an as required basis, across weekday shifts of 7am-3pm, 3pm-10pm and weekends.

Your key duties will be ensuring that our swimmers are safe, that the centre is clean and that the user areas are prepared in accordance with our busy programme of activities. You should possess maturity and enthusiasm, combined with a common sense approach and strong customer focus.

Applicants must be NPLQ qualified lifeguards and expect to be available to work flexibly over a working week including evenings and weekends.

Successful qualified applicants will be eligible to apply for a refund of any self-funded NPLQ qualification fee, in accordance with our internal procedures.

Full uniform will be provided. Employees of Active Life enjoy access to a company pension scheme.

If you wish to apply: Please send your CV quoting the above reference number to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk Alternatively, you can send you application by post to: Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

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Recreation Assistant

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Permanent Position, 31 hours per week

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We are looking for a responsible and reliable individual whose key duties will be ensuring that our swimmers are safe and our customers are looked after, whilst keeping the centre clean and preparing the activity areas for our busy programme.

Ref: RA2-0417-HLCC

£7.15 per hour or National Living Wage of £7.50 if aged 25 or over
£14,544 or £15,255* per annum FTE

31 hours per week across the following shifts:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
 8:00am – 2:00pm
Sundays 7:30am – 2:30pm

You should possess maturity and a common sense approach, coupled with enthusiasm and a strong customer focus.

Applicants will ideally hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).

Successful, qualified applicants will be eligible to apply for a refund of any self-funded NPLQ qualification fee in accordance with Active Life’s policy.

We are also keen to hear from individuals who are interested in casual Lifeguarding opportunities, providing cover to our Centres during peak operating periods, holidays etc.

Full uniform will be provided. Employees of Active Life enjoy access to training, a company pension scheme and generous staff discounts.

If you wish to apply: Please send your CV quoting the above reference number to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk Alternatively, you can send you application by post to: Human Resources, Active Life Ltd, Amphenol Complex, Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3JF

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If there isn’t a vacancy that suits you, but you think you’ve got the right experience, a positive attitude, and are keen to be part of an interesting, fun and challenging industry with a real purpose behind it, then we’d love to hear from you!

Email your CV and covering letter to jobs@activelifeltd.co.uk

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