Lifeguard (all training provided)

Job details
Posting date: 24 September 2021
Salary: £10.50 per hour
Additional salary information: 10.5 - 10.5
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 24 October 2021
Location: Highgate, North London, N6 4AY
Company: Vacancy Filler
Job type: Contract
Job reference: SEP20216690

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Highgate School is currently seeking a bank of Lifeguards to work in the recently refurbished Mallinson Sports Centre. This is an exciting opportunity that will pay for you to obtain a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification! The role has varied working hours so can easily fit around your other commitments.
This role will offer you the opportunity to develop your knowledge of the leisure and school industry whilst enabling you to develop your communication and team working skills.
To apply, you must be a flexible, hard worker and be a strong swimmer, specifically you must be able to:

Jump and dive into deep water
Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds
Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water
Tread water for 30 seconds
Surface dive to the floor of the pool
Climb out of the pool unaided

Before you start working as a Lifeguard and start earning a competitive salary, you must complete five days of training to obtain your Lifeguard qualification. The dates of the training are 25 until 29 October 2021.
The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and is also internationally recognised. As Highgate are paying for you to complete the training, you will be required to work at least 35 hours at the Mallinson Sports Centre during your contract.
Highgate School supports anonymous recruitment. This means we hide your personal, identifying information to remove bias from the hiring process. We encourage applications from candidates who experience barriers and inequity due to their ethnicity, gender identity, physical or mental health, sexuality, and/or socio-economic background.
Highgate is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers, overseas police check if necessary and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Please note that this role is ‘exempt’ from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore, you are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ (i.e. filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview.

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