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Lifeguard WV Active


Posted on Oct 8, 2021 by CV-Library

West Midlands (County), United Kingdom
Travel & Tourism
Immediate Start
£10.4 - £10.4 Hourly
Job Purpose and Role

To ensure the safety of all users in and around the pool area by meeting training and qualification requirements and adhering to lifeguard standards. To maintain the facility to a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene at all times.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

The post holder will provide lifeguard cover (pool sites), ensuring safe use of the pool, assisting pool users in difficulty and administering life saving techniques where necessary.

To maintain a vigilant watch of the swimming pool areas in accordance with the operating procedures and take necessary action to ensure the safety of all users and staff.

Caution swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards, ensuring all adhere to the pool rules and regulations.

To provide an emergency capability and administer first aid treatment as and when required.

Attend regular lifeguard training sessions to ensure ongoing personal development and compliance of the requirements of the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

To ensure and effect the highest standards of cleanliness, housekeeping, hygiene, safety, basic maintenance and security at all times of the pool hall, changing areas and other facilities in accordance with the Operations Manual.

Perform inspection of the pool safety equipment in accordance with the operating procedures.

To interact with the public responsibly and welcome all users of the facilities, promoting a positive image and delivering excellent customer service.

To supervise the control of children's activities including parties and holiday activities.

To ensure the safe and effective use of equipment, offer advice and assistance where necessary.

To be responsible for the pre-opening building and equipment checks for certain areas of the facility, as specified in the Operations Manual.

To undertake specific duties as directed by supervising staff to ensure that the highest quality service is available to all customers at all times.

To carry out chemical cleaning routines as detailed in the cleaning schedule and in accordance with COSHH regulations.

To work shifts in conjunction with other staff for the provision of a service covering the opening hours of the establishment.

To assist with promotion and facilitation of the delivery of the Learn to Swim Programme.

To undertake any suggested training requirements.

To attend staff meetings as required.

To report any maintenance issues using the correct procedures.

To report to/liaise with the Duty Officer concerning repairs and maintenance to the swimming pool and associated areas.

To advise the Operations Manager or Duty Officer or member of the management team of any situation resulting in unsafe staffing levels and conditions.

Any other duties commensurate to the post.


To act in accordance with the Council's Constitution and other Codes of Conduct.

To participate in staff development, appraisal and training as appropriate, including continuous professional development.

To comply with the Council's agreed policies and procedures including but not limited to Health and Safety, and Equal Opportunities Policies, the Data Protection Act, Freedom of Information Act, Financial Management Regulations, Safeguarding Regulations and other relevant council and government regulations, directives and city wide priorities.

To undertake any other tasks, duties and responsibilities as directed and appropriate to the grade and role of the post subject to any reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as incorporated into the Equality Act 2010.

To participate in the wider development of the service and contribute to service improvement as required.

City of Wolverhampton Council is committed to Corporate Parenting. "Corporate Parenting is a collective responsibility of the council to provide the best possible care and protection for children who are looked after."


The grade for the job includes consideration for the nature of the job, which will include providing a service at times customers find convenient, e.g. weekends, early mornings, evenings and Bank holiday work. Customer demand/ usage will determine working patterns. There will be no additional payments over and above the grade indicated which takes account of the working pattern requirements.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Reference: 214859426

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