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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

Cleaner

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Permanent, 9 hours per week

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We are looking for a reliable, flexible cleaner or cleaners to be responsible for the cleanliness of the centre in accordance with defined procedures, and to be part of a friendly team who ensure the highest standards of health, safety and customer service.

Ref: CL-0918-HLC

£7.38 or £7.83* per hour (equivalent to the full-time salary of £15,011 or £15,926* per annum)

Tuesday 7.00 – 10.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12.00 – 3.00pm

Previous experience of cleaning within a commercial setting is desirable, but not essential. Training, uniform and personal protective equipment will also be provided. 

Active Life Active Life employees enjoy access to training, a pension scheme, free membership and generous staff discounts (subject to qualifying conditions).

*rate of pay is the National Living Wage and for those age 25 and over

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

Recreation Assistants (Lifeguards)

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Full and part time positions available

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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, deputises for and assumes the role of Duty Manager when required.

Ref: RA2-0818-HLC

£7.48 or £7.83* per hour (£9.39 when undertaking Duty Manager duties**)
equivalent to the full-time salary of £15,214/£15,926* (£19,099 per annum)

*£7.83 rate of pay is the National Living Wage, which is paid to those aged 25 and over. The £7.48 per hour rate of pay is for NPLQ qualified employees aged under 25.

Applications are invited from NPLQ qualified lifeguards, who can demonstrate the right attitude, experience of responsibility and a long-term commitment to this role.

What you’ll need:

  • a valid Lifeguard qualification
  • 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
  • to be available to work flexibly over a working week including evenings, early mornings and weekends.

Unqualified applicants will also be considered for permanent employment if they are able to demonstrate the right attitude and strong swimming ability, in which case funding may be available to achieve the 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.

**For those interested in the more senior role which provides cover for the Duty Manager, the following will also be required:

  • experience of working as a lifeguard
  • a proven capability for responsibility, particularly with regards to colleagues and customers

Fully funded training leading to the National Pool Plant Operator Certificate will be provided, as appropriate, for the successful senior role applicant.

Active Life employees enjoy free gym membership and staff discounts (subject to qualifying criteria) access to training, a pension scheme and free uniform.

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number RA2-0818-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

Flume Attendant

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Permanent, 9.5 hours per week

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We are looking for a reliable person(s) with a friendly and positive attitude to join our team. Applicants must be customer focused, able to demonstrate good communication skills, self-motivated and able to work as part of a team.

Ref: RA1-0918-HLC

£7.38 to £7.83* per hour (equivalent to the full-time salary of £15,011 to £15,926* per annum)

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 4.00pm to 6.00pm & Sunday 2.30pm – 6.00pm

Reporting to the Duty Manager and working as part of our poolside team, you will be responsible for providing clear guidance in the safe and proper use of the flume to customers.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Inspecting the flume for defects prior to use and reporting these in good time to the Duty Manager;
  • supervising the safe use of the flume, in accordance with the procedures set out at the centre;
  • giving assistance to customers at the foot of the flume to prevent slipping.

An NPLQ lifeguarding qualification is desirable, but not essential. Applications are welcome from individuals available for some or all of the above shifts.

Active Life employees enjoy access to training, a pension scheme, free membership and generous staff discounts (subject to qualifying conditions).

*rate of pay is the National Living Wage and for those age 25 and over

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number RA1-0918-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

Receptionists

Herons Leisure Centre, Herne Bay
Casual cover, weekdays and weekends

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Our receptionists are usually the first people our customers meet. Add to this responsibility for cash handling and bookings and you can appreciate the importance of this role.

Ref: RE-0918-HLC

£7.38 per hour qualified* / £7.48 per hour unqualified or £7.83 per hour if aged 25 or over

The role involves meeting and greeting our customers, providing excellent customer service, bookings, cash-handling and ensuring the smooth running of the Reception area. As well as being the first point of contact, both face-to-face and via telephone enquiries, you will also undertake some administration and use our computerised booking system.

You’ll need to be customer focused, honest and organised with a professional, yet friendly manner. You should be able to think on your feet & remain calm under pressure. Previous experience in a customer-facing role and an aptitude for learning and using computerised till systems are desirable.

*NVQ Level 2 or above in Customer Service, or equivalent

If you wish to apply:
Please send your CV quoting the reference number RE-0918-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

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-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-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

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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