Lifeguards/ Leisure Assistant

The successful applicant will be involved in all key aspects of operational services across all areas of the Leisure Centre, including the Fitness Suite, Sports Hall, Swimming Pool and Reception. A National Pool Lifeguard qualification (NPLQ) is essential and a Level 2 Fitness Certificate is desirable.

Hours of work:
Midweek mornings 6.30am - 8.30am
Friday 3.45pm - 6.45pm
Weekend hours available

There may be additional hours available to cover for staff absences.

We hold staff training one Tuesday a month from 8.00pm to 10.00pm and Sunday 6pm – 8pm, therefore you will need to commit to attending this training session (for which you will be paid) in order to maintain your NPLQ qualification. Casual rate of £6.40 to £11.44 per hour (dependant on age).

Applications should be on Wildern School forms, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Further details about the Leisure facilities can be found at Applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 7th June 2024.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.


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