Tadley Health & Fitness Centre


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Looking for a Career in Health & Fitness?

Jump in and join the team at Tadley Swimming Pool. For 15 years the pool has provided a range of activities for the local community, and we are looking for two motivated individuals who want to start or further their career in the leisure industry.


Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard role, 40 hours (Mon-Sun)

Pay £4.89-£7.50 per hour (dependent on experience)


Purpose of Job / Key Objectives

The Recreation Assistant’s role is to work within the centre ensuring customer safety and high standards of service and customer care at all times.  The role will involve supervision of specific activities, maintaining high standards of cleanliness and the safe handling and set up of equipment.

Principal Duties

  • Provide supervision of swimming pools to ensure customer safety at all times
  • Provide supervision of dry-side activities to ensure customer safety at all times by preventing accidents and incidents and by taking the appropriate action in the event of these occurring
  • Ensure equipment is set up in order to meet the needs of the programmed activities
  • Undertake cleaning tasks as required to ensure the centre is well presented and monitor standards of cleanliness in customer critical areas such as changing rooms and toilets
  • Monitor customer use within the centre and ensure unsafe practices are promptly dealt with or reported as appropriate
  • Maintain high levels of customer service at all times
  • Maintain a full product knowledge of the services and activities available at the centre
  • Attend training sessions in order to demonstrate competency and maintain a valid qualification
  • Follow the processes laid down in the SLIMS (Serco Leisure Integrated Management System), in particular, the Pool Normal Operating, Pool Emergency and Centre Emergencies Procedures
  • Consistently and actively apply good housekeeping principles, such as turning off lights and equipment when not in use, in order to contribute to our strategy to reduce utility consumption and carbon footprint.
  • Undertake any other duties as required within the Centre as directed by your line manager

Essential Skills

  • Ability to remain vigilant, alert and attentive
  • Ability to be calm and in control in pressurised situations such as emergencies
  • Customer care skills
  • Communication skills
  • The ability to set and achieve high standards of centre cleanliness and presentation
  • Health & Safety awareness
  • The ability to deal with customers of all age groups and levels of ability
  • Sustain a level of fitness to enable the physical aspects of the position to be undertaken

Personal Attributes

  • Committed to the Serco Values and Serco Leisure Mission Statement
  • High personal integrity and motivation
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Self motivated
  • An open, honest and confident personality
  • High standards of presentation
  • Flexible attitude

Contact us for more information 0118 981 7818