Life Guard 

Location: YMCA Hampton Pool 

Contract: Permanent:  Full Time 

Hours of Work: 40 Hours Per week 

Shift Pattern: Various hours of work 

Salary: £17,825.6 Per annum 

Closing Date: 5 January, 2018


YMCA London South West and YMCA East London have merged. This new organisation which is called YMCA London South West has resulted in a growing presence across South, South West and East London.  The Association is part of the affiliated YMCA Christian Movement, offering opportunities to young people and their communities to develop in mind, body and spirit in order to fulfil their potential.


During these exciting times for the association, we are seeking a Life Guard at YMCA Hampton Pool.  Managed by YMCA LSW, Hampton Pool is a community based charity providing swimming, health and fitness, catering functions and children’s programmes for the local community. We are currently seeking a vigilant and conscientious Lifeguard who will assist with delivering a programme of high quality swimming and dry-side activities, ensuring they are promoted and run efficiently throughout the year, in addition to ensuring the safety of our pool users and promoting the wellbeing of Hampton Pool. You will also undertake specific tasks as a member of the team to assist in the running and further development of the pool and its facilities.


It is essential that you are approachable with an aptitude for relating to and dealing with a wide range of people and to have a working knowledge of Health and Safety standards, emergency regulations and to comply with all requirements for both staff and the general public. It is essential to hold a pool lifeguard qualification; if not qualified, you will need to have achieved this within two months of taking up duties. The Pool’s services are very weather dependent, with different opening hours in the summer winter. The summer season can be extremely busy and the winter period quieter, but with our regular users and classes keeping staff busy.


YMCA London South West is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and will not accept a CV in lieu of a completed application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

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The closing date to complete this application is 5 January, 2017.


Charity No: 1041923