Leisure Attendant.

  • Ballymena, County Antrim
  • Up to £21575 per annum

Leisure Attendant

  • Ballymena, County Antrim
  • Up to £21575 per annum
  • Posted October 10, 2023

Job Description: Leisure Attendant
Location: Seven Towers Leisure Centre, Ballymena

Hours of Work: Casual on Call as and when required. Will include weekend working, bank holidays, and evenings. Successful candidates will be required to work Monday to Sunday, evenings, and public holidays as dictated by the needs of the service.
Date: March 2022

Assist with and ensure the safety of Seven Towers Leisure Centre users and maintain a high standard of cleanliness at all times.


Service Delivery

  1. Supervise the use of sports facilities including swimming pools and health suite.
  2. Undertake general lifeguarding duties associated with the swimming pools.
  3. Take statutory pool water/spa sample tests and advise Line Manager of any required adjustments.
  4. Distribute, erect, dismantle and retrieve equipment indoors and outdoors.
  5. Demonstrate the use of fitness and weights equipment.
  6. Undertake general and specific cleaning duties individually or as part of a team throughout the leisure centre.
  7. Collect user tickets, check armbands, and control access for various activity areas.
  8. Assist with outside recreation facilities under the Council’s control.
  9. Ensure the general safety of all public/users of the centre.
  10. Check all equipment and areas throughout the building for defects and report the same.
  11. Use specialized equipment within the centre in line with Health and Safety guidelines.
  12. Receive and store all stock.
  13. Provide job training to new starts and work experience students as required.
  14. Act as a steward during events or courses, assisting at special events and functions as directed.

General Responsibilities

  • Uphold the Core Values of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and work towards organizational objectives.
  • Participate in the Council’s Performance and Development Review process.
  • Fulfill legal Health and Safety duties, cooperating with the Council on Health & Safety matters and ensuring proper use of provided work items and personal protective equipment.
  • Contribute to anti-discrimination practices, Equality Scheme, and legal responsibilities regarding records management.
  • Maintain high standards of personal accountability and adhere to the Code of Conduct for Local Government Employees.

Closing Caveat: This job description provides guidelines within which the postholder is required to work and may be subject to variations to meet the changing needs of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria

  • Possession of a current lifesaving qualification: minimum National Pool Lifeguard Award or RLSS Bronze Medallion or equivalent.
  • Ability to pass swim competency assessment.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Setting Direction
  • Developing Own Capability
  • Communicating with Impact
  • Meeting Customer Needs
  • Achieving Results
  • Continuously Improving Services
  • Respect for Diversity and Equality (core competency)

Desirable Criteria

  • A minimum of 2 years’ post qualification experience in a commercial leisure environment.

This opportunity is no longer accepting applications.

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