SLA04726 - Swim Teacher

South Lanarkshire Council

  • Location: Hamilton
  • £8.74 to £9.15 per hour, Grade 1 Level 1-2
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SLA04726

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture

Location: Various Locations throughout South Lanarkshire

Hours: Casual – As and when required

Duration: Casual - As and when Required

South Lanarkshire Council administers the recruitment process on behalf of South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture.

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture have an award winning swimming development programme which delivers high quality lessons in our nine pools. Due to the continued expansion of our programme which currently delivers lessons to around 10,000 people a week, we are looking for enthusiastic, high motivated Swim Teachers who love teaching swimming to a variety of abilities and age groups.

Applicants must hold a current UKCC Level 1 qualification. Please do not apply for the post if you are awaiting your result. Please submit your application when you have achieved your qualification.

You will also be required to obtain National Rescue Award for Swim Teachers and Coaches or equivalent.

All successful candidates will be expected to apply for PVG Scheme registration and complete induction before commencing any paid work.


As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003. 

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture. Please note: if you are successful for this post you will be required to cover the cost of the PVG check.

Please refer to and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Applications online

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.


Closing Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018

Applications must be made online at

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