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Lifeguard/ Recreation Assistant

Legacy Leisure

Cardiff International Pool and Gym

South West

up to £10.75 per hour


Lifeguard/ Recreation Assistant

Full Time - 40 hours

Part Time - 17 hours

Cardiff International Pool and Gym

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

The Opportunity

  • Reporting directly to the Duty Managers, the successful candidate will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.
  • You will work specified contracted hours per week (shift work) and must have a customer-focused approach.
  • Your main duties will include lifeguarding, supervision of the public and various cleaning tasks around the facility.
  • Includes evenings and weekends working 40 hours per week.

The Person

  • The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and experience of working in a busy wet/dry facility.
  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential.
  • You will be a team player, and self motivated with a willingness to learn
  • A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential.
  • First Aid at Work certificate, Pool Plant Operators qualification as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Training to achieve these qualifications will be provided

What can Legacy Leisure offer you?

  • Incremental annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Legacy Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply
If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

The Parkwood Leisure Holdings Ltd Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applications by: 04/12/2022