Recreation Assistant

University of Surrey - Surrey Sports Park

An opportunity has arisen within the Operations Department for a proactive, self-motivated and highly organised Recreation Assistant to join our team.

The post holder willbe responsible for provision of the day-to-day operation of the centre. This will involve cleaning and maintenance, and the preparation of facilities and equipment for sessions and activities, which includes set up and dismantling in line with Health & Safety procedures. You will also provide poolside supervision, through effective lifeguarding and may have to perform water-based rescues on occasion.

Excellent customer service skills are essential and a clear understanding of Health & Safety in the leisure industry. A current valid National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is desirable but not essential.

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically. The team is passionate and high performing, and the business model required us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Sam Cartwright on 01483 683062 or email s.cartwright@surrey.ac.uk

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

Surrey Sports Park is committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity.

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