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Senior Recreation Assistant

Permanent  for Serco in Hook

Serco Leisure is committed to providing a safe, warm, clean, friendly, fun environment for the local community at an affordable cost. Honesty, integrity and a positive, can-do attitude are key to helping us deliver this mission and are values we expect from each individual.Basingstoke Aquadrome is a top of the range facility providing an excellent choice of sporting and leisure activities. Facilities include a Fitness suite, swimming pool with Flumes, Rapids and Splash Pools, Workout Studio as well as a Caf and a Health Suite. Serco is currently recruiting for a Senior Recreation Assistant role based at Basingstoke Aquadrome. The role will involve the supervision of specific activities, ensuring high standards of cleanliness and the safe handling and set up of equipment. Principal Duties:- Supervision of swimming pools ensuring customer safety at all times by preventing accidents and incidents. Ensuring appropriate action is taken when incidents do occur.- Supervision of dry-side activities ensuring customer safety at all times by preventing accidents and incidents. Ensuring appropriate action is taken when incidents do occur.- Ensure all equipment is set up to meet the needs of the programmed activities.- Undertake cleaning tasks as required to ensure the centre is well presents, monitoring standards of cleanliness in customer critical areas. - Monitor customer use within the centre and ensue any unsafe practice is dealt with promptly.- Adhere to processes detailed in Serco Leisure Integrated Management System, paying close attention to the Pool Normal Operating, Pool Emergency and Centre Emergencies Procedures.- Provide support to the Duty Manager, directly related to the monitoring and inspection of the facility. - Provide cover for the Duty Manager when required- Consistently and actively apply good housekeeping principles in order to contribute to our strategy to reduce utility consumption and carbon footprint - Undertake other duties as required within the Centre as directed by your line manager.

Skills and Qualifications:- The Senior Recreation Assistant will possess a current Royal Lifesaving society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and a current first aid at work qualification. - A Pool Plant operators certificate- Level 3 Qualifications in a relevant discipline are desirable. Due the nature of this role the following skills are essential:- Ability to remain vigilant, alert and attentive- Ability to be calm and in control in pressurised situations such as emergencies- A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels- Ability to set and achieve high standards of centre cleanliness and presentation- Health and safety awareness- Ability to lead and supervise other team members.If you feel you meet the criteria for the role please apply and upload a copy of your CV.Serco is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job added on 24-11-2014