Love Withington Baths (LWB) is a charitable organisation run by local people with a shared vision to provide accessible and affordable high quality leisure opportunities for its residents and local businesses (www.lovewithingtonbaths.com). Withington Leisure Centre is over 100 years old and contains a 60-station gym, a 22 x 6m pool, two studios, physiotherapy room and a small caf.
The role of Receptionist/Lifeguard
Reporting directly to the Facility Manager we are looking for a high-quality Receptionist ideally with previous experience in the leisure industry. The person will also be required to undertake lifeguarding responsibilities for which training will be provided if you do not already have the NPLQ. The role will require flexible working with a shift pattern including early starts, evenings and weekends. This will be 40 hours a week full-time but we will also consider part-time candidates. The role is wide and diverse so we are looking for someone who has a broad and proven skill set that can encompass the requirements of the role. The things we are looking for in our successful candidate include but are not limited to:
- Excellent communication skills
- Fantastic customer service including handling complaints
- Sales experience
- Database and systems management e.g. of our membership and swim school
- Finance including payments to suppliers and recording revenue
- Cleaning will also be required as part of this role
- The person we are after will
- Have excellent communication skills, verbal, written and IT based
- Have good numerical skills and be confident and comfortable handling cash/taking card payments
Be the positive and enthusiastic face of Withington Baths. As the first member of staff, visitors encounter, you will need to be adept in welcoming all people visiting the baths, you will need to be comfortable dealing with a wide range and variety of people and excel at making them feel welcomed and part of the Love Withington Baths family. Remuneration:
£16,500 - £17,100 annual salary
In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community. This post is also subject to an e hanced DBS check.
Please apply by submitting a letter of application, addressing the above points and your suitability for this position, along with your CV below.