Pool Lifeguard (FIF07599)

Fife Council
Posted

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Job Description

Interview Date: 30 June 2017

"Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link."

Supervise all swimming pool users and ensure their safety by adhering to the Normal Operating Procedures and Emergency Action Plan.

Supervise all pool users Spotting potential hazards and preventing accidents Carry out rescues and other emergency action when required. Give first aid as required. To undertake water testing Ensure that all pool areas and changing areas are maintained in a clean and safe environment. Ensure that toilets, changing rooms, shower and swimming pool are ready for use. Ensure that all health and Safety procedures are followed. Communicate with pool users and other colleagues when performing all tasks

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.

Requirements

You must be in possession of a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and training should be up to date.

You are responsible for ensuring that all training required to maintain your National Pool Lifeguard and First Aid Qualification is undertaken.

You must be flexible in your approach to work and prepared to cover additional shifts at other Community Use Schools.

 Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland

The post requires a mandatory health assessment.

Responsibilities Supervise all pool users Spotting potential hazards and preventing accidents Carry out rescues and other emergency action when required. Give first aid as required. To undertake water testing Ensure that all pool areas and changing areas are maintained in a clean and safe environment. Ensure that toilets, changing rooms, shower and swimming pool are ready for use. Ensure that all health and Safety procedures are followed. Communicate with pool users and other colleagues when performing all tasks. The Individual A good standard of education National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) Excellent customer service skills Good interaction and team working skills Good Organisational skills Excellent communication and social skills Approachable and calm under pressure Excellent time keeping skills Ability to provide a regular and effective service

In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Take ownership Focus on customers Work together Embrace technology & information Deliver results

 For Further Information Please Contact: Sheena Clements, 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 402614 (Direct Line) or e-mail sheena.clements@fife.gov.uk

Please Click Here to be directed to the Recruitment Page of our Fifedirect site for information on Fife Council's Recruitment and Selection processes.

 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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