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Casual Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard

Salary:See vacancy description

Service Unit:Leisure

Closing Date:13/10/2022

Post Number:L018

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Casual

Salary: £10.19 per hour

Location: Leisure Centres

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About you

We are currently seeking committed and proactive individuals who are willing to go the extra mile in the role of a Casual Lifeguard/Recreational assistant within a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

You may be an experienced Lifeguard/Recreational assistant, a recently qualified Lifeguard, or someone who is looking to take first steps in the leisure industry.

It is preferable that you already hold a National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification (NPLQ) however, full training and certification will be provided for the right individual.

About the role

The post holder will ensure the safety and enjoyment of centre users and partake in the management of all aspects of daily activities in the centre. Providing a warm, friendly, professional atmosphere and high standard of customer care at all times. Please look over the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further requirements of the role.

We are recruiting a number of Casual's to work either at Northbrook Pool, Riverside Leisure Centre or our brand new leisure centre in the heart of Exeter, St Sidwell's Point on an ad hoc basis covering 7 days per week.

Please indicate in your application when you would be available to work. Hours will be discussed at the interview stage.

About the team

We are amidst an exciting period within Exeter Leisure. Riverside Leisure Centre has undergone a full refurbishment of its wet side facilities and our new flagship site St Sidwell’s Point, which is the UK’s first passivhaus leisure centre, has recently opened to the public. 

What next?

If we sound like the right fit for you and you feel like the right fit for us we would welcome your application. Please click on the Apply button at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively if you would like to find out more about the post, the team or working with us at the Council please contact Charlotte Tregedeon, Key Project Lead via email at

Our commitment

At Exeter City Council we are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

To support this commitment we will strive to implement reasonable adjustments to support any members of our communities who face barriers in recruitment processes, irrespective of the reason.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

If you would like further information on this please contact our HR Team at

Exeter City Council is a Mindful Employer



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Last updated 22 September 2022