Recreation Assistant

Leeds, United Kingdom
£16,420 to £17,361 p.a.
Feb 21, 2020
End of advertisement period
Mar 11, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you customer focused and dedicated to providing an excellent service? Do you have excellent organisation skills with the ability to plan and prioritise work effectively? 

The University has recently invested £1.2M to expand ‘The Edge’ sports facility and provides state of the art fitness and class equipment, offering a range of classes and aquatics activities and 25 metre 8 lane swimming pool.

As a Recreation Assistant you will work as part of a small team ensuring that the environment is safe for use and that a high level of customer service is maintained at all times. Alongside your responsibility for lifeguarding, you will undertake a range of duties including cleaning tasks, setting up sport areas and moving equipment safely. There will also be a requirement for you to cover reception duties at some of our smaller sites, as required.  

You will have a current Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS) lifeguard qualification (or equivalent) and ideally have experience working as a lifeguard. You will have excellent communication skills and have a helpful attitude towards customers, with the ability to work independently and also as part of a team.

The role is full time, working on a shift basis which will include the requirement for you to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, University closure days and bank holidays. You will be primarily based at one of our designated sports facilities, however will be required to work at any of our sports facilities when required.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Lisa Naylor, Assistant Operations Manager
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5096, Email:  

Location:     Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:     Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:     Commercial & Campus Support Services
Section:     Sport & Physical Activity (SPA)
Category:     Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:     Grade 2
Salary:     £16,420 to £17,361 p.a.
Working Time:     35 hours per week on a shift basis
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Ongoing
Release Date:     Wednesday 19 February 2020
Closing Date:     Sunday 01 March 2020
Interview Date:     Wednesday 11 March 2020
Reference:     FDCCS1289
Downloads:     Candidate Brief