Wednesday, 11 November 2015


1.    Part Time Recreation Assistant – Permanent position (averaging 24.75 hrs per week)
2.    Part Time Recreation Assistant – Permanent position (12.75 hrs per week)
3.    Casual Recreation Assistants (to provide cover on an ‘as and when required’ basis)
Salary - Spinal Point 7 (£7.1088 per hour)
We are looking for enthusiastic people with strong water rescue skills, communication skills and confidence in dealing with large numbers of the public, to join our team of Recreation Assistants. The posts may require you to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends.  Please see the website below for more details on hours/shift patterns.
You will assist with the supervision of the pool(s), sports hall and other activity areas and you will be responsible for delivering a high standard of service and customer care. Essential duties will include ensuring a high level of cleanliness is maintained throughout the building.
An enthusiastic approach to work and an ability to communicate effectively with staff and customers is essential. You must have a good standard of health and have the ability to work as part of a team.
A current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential. Please note that the Highfield lifeguard qualification is not accepted.
Experience of working in a similar environment is essential for the part time positions and would be an advantage for the casual position.
The successful candidate(s) of the contracted positions will be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme.  Casual staff will be eligible to enrol.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration of their criminal record history and apply for an Enhanced Criminal Record Check from the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to appointment.
For an informal discussion about these posts please contact John Kitts, Assistant Manager, on telephone (01229) 871146.
To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form.  Please visit to apply online.
Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LD on (01229) 876543 or e-mail
Closing date for applications Friday 20 November 2015
The Council welcomes applications from disabled persons and applications from ethnic minorities.

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