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Sports Assistant/Lifeguards

Job Title: Sports Assistant/Lifeguards
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield
Salary: £19,646 - £20,766
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: PR/PE/004225
Contact Name: Jon Pettit
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Job Description

We are looking for two full time Sports Assistants to join a vibrant and welcoming team at University of Hertfordshire Sports Village. The successful candidates will join the dedicated team to prepare for and deliver bookings and events in their swimming pool and indoor/multi-use areas and outdoor facilities.

Hertfordshire Sports Village provides extensive sports facilities and services to the local community, students and staff of the University of Hertfordshire.

Proudly named as one of Leisure and Hospitality’s 20 Best Companies to Work For in 2021, Hertfordshire Sports Village is committed to ensuring their staff team are connected and engaged.

Welcoming, going the extra mile, leading by example and the ability to consistently exceed expectations are some of the values they look for in team members. If you share these values and want to make a real difference, we would love to hear from you.

Their first-class facilities and expert team attract customers from elite sports professionals to those who are just starting out, welcoming students, staff and the local community. You will be part of a team delivering bookings and events from international/national standard through to local grass roots level. This includes connecting with organisations including Arsenal Women’s FC, Saracens Mavericks, England Fencing, Swim England, England Badminton, British Weightlifting and many more.

Do you have:
• Energy and enthusiasm
• A positive, personable and welcoming approach
• Ability to deliver exceptional customer service
• A current and valid NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification), OR the ability to achieve in the first 3-6 months employment (Internal training & assessment provided)
• The ability to work as part of a shift rota including early mornings, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Employee Benefits include:
• A competitive salary with opportunities to progress
• Annual bonus
• Free Gym Membership
• Specific induction and ongoing support, training, development and progression opportunities
• Up to 26 days annual leave per year + 8 Bank Holidays, sick pay & pension scheme
• Access to University and Associated College courses
• UNiDays, NUS and Galleria discount cards
• Discounted travel on UNO buses
• Regular staff social events
• Exercise ‘Happy Hour’
• And much more . . . . .

Equipped with a positive approach, the ability to work hard and with the ongoing professional development they provide, you will have opportunities to progress within your role as well as gain experience in wider areas of the business.


If this sounds like you get in touch TODAY or apply NOW