fbpx Apprentice Leisure Team Member | Basingstoke Sports Centre
From £4.12 per hour plus Benefits
Final Application Date: 
31st July 2019 at 5pm

 Are you looking for your first step into a career in the Leisure Industry?  We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to work full time and join our friendly and professional team. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain essential qualifications that will act as a springboard to your career in leisure in a friendly and supportive environment.  You will need to be a strong swimmer and able to study for a Level 2 NVQ. The duration of the apprenticeship is upto 18 months.  Upon the successful completion of your apprenticeship you would have gained a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ), First Aid at Work (FAW), Level 2 Swimming Teacher Certificate and/or Level 2 Fitness or Gym Instruction award.

We are looking to recruit apprentice Leisure Team Members to work 37 hours across weekdays including early mornings and evenings at Basingstoke Sports Centre. Your work based training will include water safety and supervision of the pools, assisting customers in the gym, setting up and taking down of equipment for different leisure activities, maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, providing high levels of customer service, first aid and swimming teaching.

At interview you must be able to:

·         Jump or Dive into deep water                                                   

·         Swim 50 meters on your front within 60 seconds

·         Swim 100 metres on your front and then on your back               

·         Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds

·         Surface dive to the floor of the pool                             

·         Climb out of the pool unaided without ladder/steps                               


BST (Basingstoke Sports Trust) is a charitable leisure trust based at Festival Place in Basingstoke, Hampshire. A truly independent Trust created in 1965, we manage two leisure facilities - Basingstoke Sports Centre and our club -bstFitness, which is located on Park Way in the town of Newbury.

Benefits include staff membership of Basingstoke Sports Centre and bstFitness in Newbury, which will give you free access to a wide range of fitness and leisure facilities as well as discounts at a number of retail outlets in Festival Place.

Interested applicants should fill in the application form at:  https://www.babcockavol.co.uk/babcockavol/Application.aspx?empid=18374&jvid=17342

or contact Karen Rotheram for more information on 0800 731 8199 and [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 31st July 2019.