Website Oxford Active Ltd

Active Camps

Monday – Friday school holiday role
Free childcare at one of our camps
Free on-site parking (site dependant)
Oxford Active Ltd has been running successfully for over 20 years, and to be a Lifeguard at one of our sites during the school holidays, you must have experience, hold a valid NPLQ and be 18+ years old. You’ll be working with children aged 4 – 14 years old, always ensuring the children’s safety, including during swim tests. As you are working with children, it is vital you have a good understanding of safeguarding children as well as being able to communicate effectively.
The Lifeguard hours are usually from 2pm – 5pm, but this may vary depending on the needs of the site. 
Active Camps runs from 8am – 6pm Monday – Friday (excluding bank holidays).
Your Duties
  • Lifeguarding duties while children are using the pool facilities
  • Conduct daily swim tests with all children before allowing them to swim
  • Working as a team to provide safe, creative, structured, and appropriate play opportunities for children aged 4 – 14 years
  • Follow our PSOPS
  • With other staff, being responsible for keeping premises clean and tidy
  • Working within all agreed policies and procedures
About You
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a current, valid NPLQ
  • Must have previous experience working as a Lifeguard
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, particularly with children
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team
  • Willingness to undertake appropriate training and keep up to date with your Lifeguarding training

When working at Active Camps, you will be supported by head office and the camp team. We can also offer training opportunities and career progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme with Spectrum Life
  • Flexible Shifts
  • Further training opportunities such as Paediatric First Aid
  • Refer a friend incentives
  • Free childcare for children aged 4-14 years at one of our sites
Active Camps is committed to safe practice in recruitment and selection that includes consideration of issues regarding child protection, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All staff will be expected to complete a DBS check if they are not already on the DBS Update Service and supply us with references. At Active Camps we strongly believe in respect and equal treatment for all persons regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, marital status, civil partnership status, colour, nationality, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, or physical ability. We insist that this respect is applied in every aspect of our business and in how we conduct ourselves.

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