Swimming Instructor

Yoo Recruit
09 Mar 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



Post Designation:Swimming Instructor

Division:Community Services

Responsible to:Duty Officer / Facility Manager


Location:A facility operated by the Sport and Recreation

Hours:As specified in letter of appointment. These will not follow
normal office hours and evening, weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required.

Job Purpose and Role

To provide instructional services through progressive stages in accordance with policies and objectives determined by the Council. To assist with the operation of facilities, ensuring excellent standards of customer care and service.

WV Active expect all employees to present a professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintain an excellent standard of customer service.

Essential qualifications for the role:
*Educated to GCSE level or equivalent.
*First Aid at Work Certificate (which includes a cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
*ASA Level 2 Certificate
*RLSS Rescue Test for Teachers qualification

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1.To ensure the safe and correct use of instructional facilities and equipment.

2.To inspect instructional facilities and equipment at least once a week and report to the Duty Officer any repair work which is required.

3.To organise instructional courses for all age groups.

4.To programme courses to enable a natural progression towards recognised examinations.

5.To maintain records for courses delivered.

6.To use a waiting list of potential users for enrolment onto new courses.

7.To maintain instructional equipment in a clean condition.

8.To work shifts in conjunction with other staff for the provision of a service covering the opening hours of the establishment.

9.To assist in the development and operation of a facility against the adopted management plan and relevant development plans.

10.To provide an emergency capability and administer first aid as and when required.

11.To provide effective customer care in responding to customers' enquiries for information.

12.To regularly update all facility notice boards as required to promote instructional activities.

13.To attend further training relevant to the post.

14.At all times, the Swimming Instructor must work within the established procedures and work practices determined by sport and recreation management.

15.To ensure that the Council's administrative procedures, systems, Standing Orders and financial regulations are adhered to.

16.To ensure that all practices comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

17.To liaise with Sport and Recreation management in a regular review of this job description to reflect changes in the needs of the service.

18.Wolverhampton City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check will be required for this post.

19.The postholder must at all times carry out his/her duties and responsibilities with due regard to the Council's Equal Opportunities Policy and Health and Safety Policy.

20.To carry out any other duties which are commensurate with the grading and designation of the post, subject to any reasonable adjustment, under the
Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

21.Wolverhampton City Council is committed to Corporate Parenting. Corporate
Parenting is the collective responsibility of the Council to provide the best
possible care and protection for children who are looked after.

YOO Recruit is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.