Activity Leadership Apprentice

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.

 

 

Job Title Activity Leadership Apprentice
Location
Wembley
Reference Code
BW935
Contract hours

30+ Hr / week (inc evenings and weekends)

Salary

£117 Per week

Number of vacancies  1
Potential qualification and progress 

Activity Leadership Level 2

Estimated start date

September- October 2019

Length of apprenticeship

12-15 months

Eligibility criteria

No previous qualifications required.

Application closing date

 23 September 2019

Summary

An exciting opportunity to gain hands on practical experience as an Activity Leadership Apprentice. This role is ideal for someone who is passionate about the fitness and leisure industry, and will help you to develop a number of core customer and fitness related skills. You will be working a combination of both Gym and Leisure side, and have responsibility for guaranteeing a positive member experience. On successful completion of your apprenticeship will obtain a level 2 Activity Leadership qualification, including a National Pool Lifeguard certificate and Fitness Instructing level 2. You will also be supported in gaining functional skills in math, English and IT if required.


The role and responsibilities

The job will involve:

  • Providing exceptional customer service to all members
  • Assisting with gym tours and inductions
  • Supporting the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons 
  • Adopting a customer service focused and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment 
  • Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines
  • Creating personal exercise plans for members
  • Supporting and delivering community engagement linked to increasing swimming participation
  • Supporting the coaching team when required to maintain continuity of teaching and excellent customer service
  • To teach swimming when needed to fit the needs of the programme
  • To cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme
  • You will support the swimming lesson programme under the guidance of the General Manager or equivalent and the Regional Aquatics Manager
  • You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the centre.

 

Skills and experience

  • Must be a strong and confident swimmer
  • Have a smart and professional manner
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic & Energetic
  • A real team player
  • Dedicated to completing the relevant qualifications

If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process, in order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you are able to do the following:

  •  Jump/dive into deep water
  •  Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds
  •  Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds
  •  Surface dive to floor of pool (deepest part) 
  •  Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits

 

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.