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Sports Assistant (Lifeguard)

York Conferences Ltd
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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16,167 per annum
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We are looking for committed, enthusiastic and determined people to join us and make York Sport Village a success for all our customers.  York Sport Village is a fantastic £9 million sports facility set in superb grounds close to the University of York’s Heslington East Campus. Conveniently located near the Park & Ride at Grimston Bar, York Sport Village is easily accessible on foot, by cycle, car or public transport. We have 250 car parking spaces in addition to the Park & Ride and there is a regular bus service from the city centre.

Our mission is to inspire everyone to embrace active lifestyles, exercise and take part in sport and to offer the widest range of first class sport, health and fitness facilities, services and programmes in the city. We encourage everyone of all abilities to enjoy sport with a huge range of pay-as-you-go and membership options to suit everyone.

As a Sports Assistant (Lifeguard) you will be highly motivated, with a commitment to delivering first class service to all York Sport facilities users and an ability to contribute through fulfilling a wide range of practical duties, including lifeguarding. You must hold a current recognised lifeguarding certificate.

You will possess an ability to work on your own initiative and a commitment to working within a team. A strong interest in sport and leisure activities and in delivering high quality service at all times is required.

The position is 37 hours a week, working shifts 5 days over 7 to include weekends, bank holidays, early mornings and evenings.

The salary is £16,167.46 per annum.

YCL run an excellent reward scheme for staff with discounts from local businesses and offer an annual holiday entitlement of 38 days, including 8 statutory public holidays and closure days.

Closing date: midnight on 1 January 2019

York Conferences Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

      Athena Swan Bronze               

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork



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