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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

Trampoline Coaches

Whitstable Sports Centre & Bay Sports Arena
School holidays and party bookings

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We are looking for trampoline coaches to deliver group sessions within our Children’s Party bookings & School Holiday  programme.

Ref: SC-1117-WSCHBH

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

As well as being suitably qualified to deliver 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 need to hold a Level 2 Trampolining Coaching qualification.

Rate of pay will be dependent on skills and experience.

This role requires the job holder to hold a recent (last 12 months) Enhanced DBS check, or be willing to complete one in order to be eligible for consideration for employment.

Active Life employees enjoy access to training, a pension scheme, free uniform and generous staff discounts.

To enquire about this role on a more informal basis, please email karen.monticelli@activelifeltd.co.uk

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number SC-1117-WSCHBH 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

Senior Recreation Assistant

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
37 hours per week, over a 3 week rota

More Information

We are looking for a responsible, reliable individual who, in addition to normal lifeguarding duties of ensuring that our swimmers are safe and our customers are looked after, whilst also keeping the centre clean and preparing the activity areas for our busy programme, will assume the Duty Manager role for our facility when required.

Ref: SRA2-1217-HLC

£7.15 or £7.50* per hour (£9.12 when undertaking Duty Manager duties)
Equivalent to the full-time salary of £14,544 / £15255* (£18,553 per annum)

*£7.50 rate of pay is the National Living Wage, which is paid to those aged 25 and over / £7.15 rate of pay is for NPLQ qualified employees aged under 25.

Permanent position. 37 hours per week, over a 3-week rota. 

Applications are invited from NPLQ qualified lifeguards, who can demonstrate the right attitude, experience of responsibility and a long-term commitment to this role. Development and training to meet the needs of the job is available.

What you’ll need:

  • experience as a lifeguard and a proven capability for responsibility, particularly with regards to colleagues and customers
  • an interest in working in the Leisure Sector
  • a mature and hard-working attitude with the desire to learn and develop
  • to be 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 and within a busy environment
  • a valid Lifeguard qualification

Fully funded training leading to the National Pool Plant Operator Certificate will be provided, as appropriate, for the successful applicant. Active Life employees enjoy free gym membership and staff discounts (subject to qualifying criteria) access to training, a pension scheme and free uniform

Working  hours are as follows:

 

SAT

SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI
Wk 1 off off 5.45-2.00 5.45-2.00 1.45-10.00 1.45-10.00 off
Wk 2 6.30-1.00 6.30-2.00 1.45-10.00 1.45-10.00 off off 1.45-10.00
Wk 3 12.45-8.00 1.30-9.00 off off 5.45-2.00 5.45-2.00

5.45-2.00


If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number SRA2-1217-HLC 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

Catering Assistants

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Casual contracts on an as and when required basis on weekdays and weekends

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We are seeking reliable individuals to join our catering team on a casual basis, supporting the operation of the cafe through high standards of customer service.  

Shifts will be offered on an ‘as required’ basis to cover holidays, sickness and periods where we need extra staffing for special events such as galas & children’s parties, within our opening times of 8am-6pm on weekdays and 8am-7.30pm on weekends.

Ref: CA-0218-HLC

£7.05 – £7.50 per hour, dependent on age and qualifications

Duties include serving customers, cooking and food preparation, stocking and cleaning vending machines, checking deliveries of stock and maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the servery and dining areas.

Applicants should have a positive attitude and be committed to providing the best possible service to our customers. Previous experience of working within a catering environment is essential and a Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification is desirable. Training, uniform and personal protective equipment is provided.

Active Life employees are also provided with access to a pension scheme and generous staff discounts (subject to qualifying criteria).

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number CA-0218-HLC 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

Recreation Assistants (Lifeguards)

Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury
39 hours per week or 23.5 hours per week

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We are looking for responsible and reliable individuals 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.

There is also the opportunity for experienced lifeguards to be considered for a more senior role which, in addition to the above, deputies for and assumes the role of Duty Manager when required.

Ref: RA2-0318-KLC

£7.15 or £7.50* per hour
equivalent to the full-time annual salary of £14,544 / £15,255*

*£7.50 rate of pay is the National Living Wage, which is paid to those aged 25 and over. The £7.15 per hour rate of pay is for NPLQ qualified employees aged under 25.

Applicants should possess maturity and common sense, coupled with enthusiasm and a strong customer focus. Applicants will ideally hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). However, unqualified applicants will also be considered if they are able to demonstrate the right attitude, strong swimming ability and a long-term commitment to this role, in which case Active Life will meet the cost of the NPLQ.

What else you’ll need:

  • experience of and / or an interest in working in the leisure sector;
  • a hard-working attitude with the desire to learn and develop;
  • to be 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 and within a busy environment.

Applicants must be available to work flexibly over a variable 4 week rota including evenings and (for the 39 hour role) weekends.

Active Life employees enjoy free gym membership and staff discounts (subject to qualifying criteria), access to training, a pension scheme and free uniform. Successful applicants will be eligible to apply for a refund of any self-funded NPLQ qualification fee in accordance with Active Life’s policy.

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number RA2-0318-KLC  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

Senior Recreation Assistant

Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury
39 hours per week, over a 4 week rota

More Information

We are looking for a responsible, reliable individual who, in addition to normal lifeguarding duties of ensuring that our swimmers are safe and our customers are looked after, whilst also keeping the centre clean and preparing the activity areas for our busy programme, will assume the Duty Manager role for our facility when required.

Ref: SRA2-0318-KLC

£7.15 or £7.50* per hour (£9.12 when undertaking Duty Manager duties)
Equivalent to the full-time salary of £14,544 / £15255* (£18,553 per annum)

*£7.50 rate of pay is the National Living Wage, which is paid to those aged 25 and over / £7.15 rate of pay is for NPLQ qualified employees aged under 25.

Permanent position. 39 hours per week, over a 4-week rota. 

Applications are invited from NPLQ qualified lifeguards, who can demonstrate the right attitude, experience of responsibility and a long-term commitment to this role. Development and training to meet the needs of the job is available.

What you’ll need:

  • experience as a lifeguard and a proven capability for responsibility, particularly with regards to colleagues and customers
  • an interest in working in the Leisure Sector
  • a mature and hard-working attitude with the desire to learn and develop
  • to be 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 and within a busy environment
  • an interest in working in the Leisure Sector
  • a valid Lifeguard qualification
  • a Pool Plant Operator qualification would be an advantage, but not essential

Fully funded training leading to the National Pool Plant Operator Certificate will be provided, as appropriate, for the successful applicant. Active Life employees enjoy free gym membership and staff discounts (subject to qualifying criteria) access to training, a pension scheme and free uniform

Working  hours are as follows:

  SAT SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI
Wk 1 7.45-4.30 7.45-4.00 3.00-10.00 OFF 7.00-3.00 7.00-3.00 7.00-3.00
Wk 2 OFF OFF 6.45-3.00 7.00-2.00 10.30-6.30 OFF 1.30-8.30
Wk 3 7.45-6.00 1.00-8.30 OFF 3.00-10.15 3.00-10.00 2.00-10.30 3.00-10.15
Wk 4 OFF OFF 7.00-3.00 7.00-2.00 7.00-2.00 1.00-9.00 OFF


If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number SRA2-0318-KLC  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

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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