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Job Title Apprentice - Leisure
Job reference PMA54
Department Place Directorate
Grade National Apprenticeship
Pay From: £4.81 per hour To: £4.81 to £9.50 per hour - age related
Hours 37 per week
Closing date 25 September 2022
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Job Description
DO YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN SPORTS AND FITNESS?
DO YOU WANT TO EARN AS YOU LEARN AND ACHIEVE RECOGNISED QUALIFICATIONS?

If you answered yes to the above, this is a great opportunity for you.

Newton-le-Willows and Queens Park Health and Fitness Centres have both undergone significant renovation to modernise, improve and offer up to date fitness studios to our members and customers. We are looking for 4 enthusiastic and energetic young people to join our team and compliment our new look service.

This is a great opportunity to earn whilst you learn, gaining a host of leisure related qualifications which can put you on your way to a fantastic career within this exciting and fast paced industry. You will get direct, hands on experience of various services within our Centres, working alongside our experienced team members. Your main duties will include pool supervision, working in the Gym, cleaning, serving customers, reception duties and set up of equipment. There will also be the opportunity to get involved in our events and activities.

The offer is:-
- A 21 month contract (first 12 months - hourly apprenticeship rate £4.81 per hour and the following 9 months - age related National Minimum Wage rate (under 18 £4.81 per hour, 18 to 20 £6.83 per hour, 21-22 £9.18 per hour, 23+ £9.50 per hour)
- The chance to gain valuable work experience and a wide range of transferable skills.
- Comprehensive on and off the job training including National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, Swim Teacher level 2, Gym Instructor level 2 and First Aid at Work etc.
- The possibility of further opportunities after successful completion of the apprenticeship.

You will be supported by a Workplace Mentor and will have regular reviews with the Workbased Learning Coordinator throughout your programme.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

We welcome applications from the BAME community.

For an informal discussion please contact Jim Flatley on (01744) 671717
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