Home Explore Leisure Assistant - School Holidays ONLY - Abbeycroft Leisure

Leisure Assistant - School Holidays ONLY - Abbeycroft Leisure



Applications for this role are now closed.

19th April 2021

Employer Description

About Us: We are a not-for-profit social enterprise, meaning we re-invest any financial surplus back into our services. What goes in – stays in! We work for the whole community, providing quality facilities and opportunities to lead a healthier, active lifestyle and manage 16 facilities across Suffolk with 1 in Cambridgeshire, on behalf of West Suffolk Council and Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council.

Main Description

Calling all Leisure Assistants, including those who would like to begin their Career in the Leisure Industry!

*School Holidays ONLY* 

Where is this Vacancy? Bury Leisure Centre IP33 3TT

What is this Vacancy? A Leisure Assistant is responsible for lifeguarding, maintaining excellent cleanliness standards and helping with equipment set ups and set downs whilst delivering great customer service.

How much will I be paid? Your hourly rate is dependent on your age and is between £8.21 and £8.91(Following national living wage changes in April 2021)

What hours are available? 14.75 hours (Average) per week – School Holidays ONLY

What would my rota look like?

  • Week 1 Tuesday - 11:00-14:30 Thursday - 10:00-14:30 Friday - 10:00-14:30
  • Week 2 Monday - 10:00-14:30 Tuesday - 11:00-14:30 Wednesday - 10:00-14:30 Thursday - 10:00-14:30

Are you? ·

  • Wanting to start your career in the Leisure Industry? ·
  • Great at delivering Customer Service? ·
  • A team player? ·
  • Able to have a flexible approach to a busy and varied working environment?

Can you? ·

  • Maintain cleanliness onsite and deliver maintenance tasks? ·
  • Be responsible for others’ safety and wellbeing? ·
  • Act on your own initiative?
If you are answering yes, you may be a great fit for this role and for Abbeycroft to achieve our Mission in Inspiring someone to do something that has a positive impact on their health and wellbeing.

* You may now be asking…*

Do I need qualifications for this role?

The role will require a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). Those applying without this qualification will have the opportunity to undertake full training.

  • The qualification requires you to be able to jump/dive into deep water, tread water for 30 seconds, surface dive to the deepest part of the pool (1.8m),
  • Swim 100m continuously on front and back, Swim 50m in less than 60 seconds as well as climb out of the pool unaided.

Are there any staff benefits?

  • All contracted staff gain free use of Abbeycroft Leisure’s Health, Swim, and Fitness Facilities.
  • We also have access to Westfield Health benefits, to help support your mental and physical health whilst saving you pennies in Highstreet stores!
  • A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post

How to apply

Apply by sending your CV and a short covering letter to Recruitment@acleisure.com

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 03/05/2021


£15,839-£17,826 pro rata


This job is located in Haverhill, Suffolk

More Information

More Info

About West Suffolk College

West Suffolk College is an ambitious vocational and academic College, with a stunning main campus set in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. We are committed to providing outstanding education to all our students.

Read More

My Page