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Casual Sport and Leisure Opportunities
  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: randw/TP/14896/1547
  • Published: Wed 15/01/2020, 9:56 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 0.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £10.55 - £17.00 depending on experience and positions
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: London

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Casual Sport and Leisure Opportunities

Job Description

We are looking for passionate, dedicated people who, like us, are determined to make real, positive change to people who visit our sports centres to take part in a wide range of sports and fitness activities.

We have centres located in Richmond, East Sheen, Teddington, Hampton and Whitton. For more information on our centres and their facilities, please visit our website at:

Current opportunities within our Sports and Fitness Centres:

Swimming Instructors

£17.00 per hour plus holiday enhancement

(based at Pools on the Park – TW9 2SF or Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre – TW11 8EZ)

Our Swimming Instructors help people learn to swim, improve their swimming skills and gain confidence in the water. You'll need to have teaching qualifications awarded by Swim England (ASA) or the Swimming Teachers' Association (STA). A first aid qualification and some experience would be desirable.


£10.55 per hour plus holiday enhancement

(based at Pools on the Park – TW9 2SF)

Our Receptionists deal with all enquiries and bookings at the front desk.  No qualification needed – just a friendly and approachable person!

Whether you're a Swimming Instructor or Receptionist or working anywhere in our sports centres, you'll need:

  • Great customer service skills and be able to work well under pressure.

  • Good communication and organisational skills.

  • An ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • Relevant qualifications

To register your interest in working for us, please complete our short online application form including your CV and we'll be in touch soon.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  Sunday 2nd February 2020

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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