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Get free lifeguard training and begin a career in leisure industry

Get free lifeguard training and begin a career in leisure industry

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:37

Get free lifeguard training and begin a career in leisure industry

Currently employing more than 1,600 people across the region, BH Live is a social enterprise and operates award winning event venues and leisure facilities across Bournemouth, Poole and Portsmouth.

It delivers 900 weekly group exercise classes including pool-based sessions such as hydro active, Aqua Zumba and SwimFit.

Swimming lessons are enjoyed by more than 3,500 people a week and there is a packed programme of pool-based activities for all ages and abilities including Wet & Wacky family fun sessions which have in excess of 46,000 attendances at a year.

Successful applicants would receive training for a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. This is one of the main entry qualifications to the UK leisure industry and is internationally recognised.

No experience is necessary although applicants must be able to confidently swim at least 50 metres, have a good level of fitness and be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills.

Following training, BH Live is looking to offer outstanding candidates a position in the team, either on a contracted or casual basis, to gain further experience and develop their skills.

Training locations include:

  • Littledown Centre, Bournemouth which is ranked among the top performing leisure centres in the UK and is accredited by quality scheme QUEST.
  • Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth the city's flagship leisure and event venue with a national-class 50m swimming pool among its facilities.

To find out more contact recruitment@bhlive.org.uk 01202 055535.

Tags: BH Live, Jobs, Lifeguard Training, Swimming