Lifeguard NPLQ – Qualified


Responsible To: Duty Manager

Lifeguards are team members trained in accident prevention, rescue and first aid. Individuals should be able to work as part of a team and communicate effectively.

Hours: Varying shift patterns are available including evenings and weekends.

Primary Objectives:

To prevent accidents through proactive supervision, and by maintaining a disciplined but relaxed safe environment for our guests. To educate pool users in adopting the correct code of behaviour whilst using our facilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To ensure that queues for the rides and tyres remain orderly and are initiated when required
  • Ensure that customers adopt the correct riding position at the start of the rides
  • To ensure that customers use the traffic light control system correctly
  • To ensure that customers are dispatched one at a time, and that they do not link or chain down any of the rides
  • Offers advice and assistance to customers when required assisting to educate pool users in water safety within the water park
  • Communicate with pool users and colleagues when performing these tasks
  • Monitors and prevents customers from wearing jewellery, spectacles and goggles
  • To maintain a clean and safe environment in the changing room and toilets
  • Educating pool users in water safety and the pool rules through effective communication
  • Maintaining discipline within the queues and on the start platforms of the rides through effective communication
  • Implementing the pool rules and safety operating procedures
  • Educating pool users in water safety and the pool rules through effective communication

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • Staff will keep a close watch over the pools and its users to anticipate problems
  • Identify emergencies quickly and take appropriate action
  • Supervises pool activity when required
  • Carry out rescues and other emergency action when necessary
  • Gives immediate first aid to any casualty
  • Communicate with pool users and colleagues when performing these tasks

Skills Required: Applicants MUST possess a valid National Pool or NaRS Lifeguard qualification or equivalent. Applicants MUST meet the following basic fitness criteria: –

  • Jump/Dive into deep water
  • Swim 50m in less than 60 seconds
  • Swim 100m continuously on your front and back
  • Tread water in deep water for at least 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided without the use of ladders or steps

Training and Assessment:

  • Applicants must attend 1 staff training session per month
  • Applicants must keep their NPLQ qualification up to date and valid

Please Note: Good spoken and written English is a must. The application for this role is remaining open, but your entry will be kept on file until our next recruitment drive.

Apply today – we look forward to welcoming you!

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Lifeguard NPLQ - Qualified
Splashdown Poole
Part Time
6+
16/05/2021
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