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Leisure Assistant

Sport, Security And Nursery Services

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £20,600 to £22,847 per annum
Grade:  Grade 05
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 29 November 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 09 December 2021
Reference:  R210483
Release Date:  Wednesday 10 November 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Sport Aston for a Leisure Assistant to join our team based on Aston University campus at the Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre.

We are looking for a flexible individual who is willing to learn new skills and embrace the development opportunities that Sport Aston has to offer to support future career advancement from this multi-functional role.

Our Leisure Assistants are the front line of our operations. This is a customer facing role and will involve reception duties, including answering the phone, dealing with customer enquiries and taking bookings and payments. You will also be engaged with lifeguarding, setting up and dismantling sports equipment, cleaning and minor maintenance of the building.

You must possess a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification together with basic numeracy and literacy skills. You must demonstrate flexibility in the approach to your work and be prepared to work early mornings, evenings and weekends on a shift basis. You will be a team player willing to go above and beyond for our customers. Ideally you will have some previous experience of work in a sports centre or swimming pool. Some previous supervisory experience would also be a distinct advantage.

An enhanced DBS Check is required for this role.

We offer a generous annual leave scheme with 25 days bookable leave and a further 13 days bank holiday and University closure days.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. 

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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