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Casual Leisure Assistant

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £10.49 to £10.70 P/H
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Contract: Casual
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: casual hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Closing Date: 14/06/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: NS/21/153210

10 x CAS hours

Band D


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.


We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.


We are looking for a number of casual leisure assistants who are able to work across all of our leisure facilities at short notice.

Key tasks of the role include:

Providing lifeguard duties across designated swimming pools.

Regularly patrol the gym area on rota and ensure all areas of the leisure facility and machines are clean and in good working order.

Ensure all areas are fit for purpose and report all defects to Line Manager.

To undertake general cleaning and labouring duties as required.

Regularly patrol outside facilities, collect tickets and supervise outside changing facilities including the issue of keys for changing areas.

An understanding of and an ability to deliver excellent customer service. .

All Leisure Assistants must participate in on-going training programmes.



Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Pool Lifeguarding Qualification.

First Aid at Work Certificate.

external customers.

Experience of working in a role which requires direct contact with the general public.

Desirable Criteria

Knowledge & Skills:

Aptitude with cleaning aids/machines.


Experience of dealing effectively with the public including enquiries and complaints.

Experience of working with basic tools and cleaning equipment.

Experience of erecting and dismantling sport equipment.


Should you wish to discuss informally, please contact Karen Abbott on 07770 747605.


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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.


All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.


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Further information on this vacancy

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