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Vacancy Details

Sports Apprentice

Burnley Leisure
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/09/2019 at 09:00 AM
Burnley Leisure

Based at St Peter’s and Padiham Leisure Centres you will gain a broad range of experience-based knowledge of services provided within Burnley Leisure. As this role incorporates lifeguarding; a minimum swimming ability is required and you will be required to undertake a swimming test in addition to satisfying college assessments.

In partnership with Burnley College we will support you through a comprehensive training programme, including NVQs (National Vocational Qualifications), which are recognised by employers across the country.

We are looking for self-motivated people who aspire to develop themselves and are committed to learning. You will need a good school, college or work record of attendance, good communication skills and be able to satisfy basic literacy and numeracy requirements. Evidence of your ability to work in teams and support others will also be required.

Posts are subject to DBS clearance.

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Details of the pool test:

  1. Enter the pool safely
  2. Swim on your front / back for a distance of 200 metres (8 lengths)
  3. Swim under water for a distance of five metres
  4. Swim to the bottom of the pool

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Heather Alexander on 01282 664444

Interviews and pool test held week commencing 9th September

Start date: w/c 21st October 2019.

How to apply

We thank you for your interest in working for Burnley Leisure.

All online applicants will receive an acknowledgment confirming receipt upon submission.

If you are shortlisted you will be invited for an interview. If your application is not successful, you will receive an email confirmation. This is normally within 3 weeks of the closing date.

Details of when the interviews will be held are included within the vacancy advert. You will be able to choose a convenient interview appointment time.

References are normally taken up after the interviews have been held. There will be no offer of employment until satisfactory references, a medical clearance and DBS clearance (if required) have been granted.

Further information on this vacancy

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