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Casual Swim Teacher / Casual Assistant Swim Teacher  

 

Location: Various Sites
Hours: Various hours
Rate Of pay: Assistant Swim Teacher : under 21 £7.58. The rate of pay for age 21-24 is :  £7.70 and over 25 is  £8.21. The rate of pay for  Swim Teacher is : £10.91
Job description/ Person Specification

010 – Assistant Swimming Teacher

011 – Swimming Teacher

Do you have what it takes to be part of the team and to provide a first class customer service across swimming lessons within the OCL group?

Due to the hours available and the training provided, this role would be particularly suitable for those wanting to work on a part time basis around other commitments such as college, university, child care or other work commitments. Full training will be provided, commitment and the right attitude is all you require.

There are two roles available, Assistant where you will be in the water supporting participants and a teacher from the side of the pool, this is ideal for new and inexperienced teachers to gain experience. Teachers are on the side of the pool and will lead the lesson, this will require a higher level qualification but full support can be given to achieve this. The rate of pay for a contracted Assistant is £7.58 per hour for under 21’s. For those aged 21-24 is £7.70 and 25and over  £8.21. The rate of pay for a Teacher is £10.91 per hour.

A requirement for the role is to hold a current STA or ASA Swim Teacher qualification as well as an STA Safety Award for Teachers (SAT) or STA Pool Lifeguard (PLG) qualification. You will also be required to attend training for one and a half hours on a monthly basis in order to keep this qualification current and two quarterly CPD’s which will also be available throughout the year.

Working for the company is hectic and the expectations for high standards are always there – but the reward of teaching both children and adults to swim and seeing their progress will be fantastic.If this still appeals to you and you are looking to prove your skills as a swimming professional we want to hear from you.

Applications are invited from individuals who will be responsible for delivering a graded, progressive learn to swim scheme that fits within the Sports Development Continuum and meets the needs of the people of Oldham. The main duties of the role will include instructing swimming lessons, organisation of the swim tuition programme as well as associated administrative tasks. Operating procedures, policies and standards are to be achieved effectively with an emphasis on health and safety and customer care.

If after reading above you feel that you have what it takes and want to join a great team, apply on line at www.oclactive.co.uk/vacancies .OCL are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all. A DBS check is a requirement of the role.

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Casual Leisure Attendant  

 

Location: various
Hours: Adhoc hours
Rate of Pay: The rate of pay for the role starts at £6.62 per hour, rising to £7.70 at age 21 and £8.21 at age 25.
Job description/ person specification 008 – Leisure Attendant

Do you have what it takes to be part of the team and to provide a first class customer service across sports centres in the OCL group?

With continued growth in our sites it will be hectic and the expectations for high standards are always there – if this still appeals to you and you are looking to prove your skills as a leisure professional we want to hear from you.

Applications are invited from individuals who are responsible for all aspects of the operation of the centre, and to ensure that the operating procedures, policies and standards are achieved effectively with emphasis on customer care.

The role of the Leisure Attendant is to undertake pool supervision, the safe erection and dismantling of sports equipment, dealing with customers, cash handling, reception duties, cleaning and housekeeping and general control of facilities and activities to a high level of customer satisfaction. You will oversee the general safety of the public and the facilities.

It is desirable that individuals should hold a current STA Pool Lifeguard qualification but is not essential as training can be provided. However, to achieve this qualification the ability to be able to swim will be required. A DBS check will be a requirement of the role.

If you are up for the challenge please apply online at www.oclactive.co.uk/vacancies. OCL are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

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Apprentice  

 

Location: Main OCLL Facilities
Hours: Minimum 30 hours per week
Rate of Pay: The rate of pay for the role is  £3.90 per hour
Job description/ person specification 025 – Apprentice

Our team need you. We are looking to recruit 8 Apprentices to work at various OCL facilities including Chadderton, Failsworth, Oldham, Royton and Saddleworth. This is a great opportunity to earn whilst you learn, gaining a host of leisure related qualifications which can put you on your way to a fantastic career within this exciting and fast paced industry.

OCL are looking for superb team members who should have exceptional customer care skills and an infectious enthusiasm to provide the best possible standards of service to the Oldham community. We are looking for individuals who are representative of our local community and the customers who use our facilities.

The Trust’s mission is “A Community More Active, More Often”, and working in a customer facing role our Apprentices are key to this. The role of the Apprentice is to support the everyday running of the facility, ensuring that the best possible service is provided to each and every one of our customers.

The training provided may include First Aid at Work, Gym Instruction, Health and Safety, Manual Handling, Pool Lifeguard, Swim Teaching and Pool Plant Operations.

Individuals will be supported to achieve a National Vocational Qualification at Level 2 or 3, relevant key skills and also undergo in-house training.

There are currently various hours available and where possible there is flexibility to work around individual’s commitments and hours which will be discussed at interview. Hours may include evening and weekend work. The rate of pay for the role is a minimum of £117 per week, however there is the opportunity to pick up additional hours on a casual basis which are paid up to £8.21 per hour.

The role of Apprentice will occasionally require flexibility to work across various units and the place of work may be varied from time to time.

The Pool Lifeguard qualification is a requirement of the role and therefore will require successful candidates to be a strong swimmer and also have availability to attend the Pool Lifeguard training course running from the 22nd – 27th July 2019 at Royton Leisure Centre.

As part of OCL’s total reward package there is a generous holiday entitlement which is over and above the statutory minimum, a pension scheme into which the company contributes, you will be provided with full uniform and any equipment required to undertake your job role. Also offered is free parking, use of the facilities and discounts at the cafeteria. OCL take pride in being an excellent employer of excellent staff.

If after reading above you feel that you have what it takes and want to join a great team, apply on line at www.oclactive.co.uk/vacancies

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday, 2nd of June 2019. OCL are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all. A DBS check is a requirement of the role.

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Board Member  

 

JOIN OUR BOARD…

Can you support us as an independent Non-Executive Director in our mission to make Oldham ‘A Community, More Active, More Often’?We manage the Council’s leisure facilities on their behalf, as well as delivering on a wide range of initiatives to help encourage people to adopt healthier lifestyles in and around Oldham.

We are seeking to strengthen our team with an individual with significant financial expertise who will oversee our Finance and Audit Subcommittee in the role of Chair.

Directors will support the company in determining and monitoring progress of the strategic objectives and policies, as well as accounting for the company’s activities. The Board meet quarterly, usually on an evening and there will be requirements for support outside of the meetings which may take the form of attending meetings or involvement in special projects as well as leading the Subcommittee mentioned above.

We are looking for positive individuals who will act to promote the success of the company whilst exercising independent judgment, skill and diligence.

We would particularly like to hear from you if you have links to or live in the borough of Oldham and have a genuine interest in leisure activities and promoting healthy lifestyles.

The roles are non-remunerated but you will support on playing a key role in improving the leisure provision in your town. To apply please send a copy of your current CV along with a covering letter confirming how you would meet the requirements of the role to hr@ocll.co.uk.  The closing date for registrations of interest is Sunday, 30th June 2019. Further information about the company and current Board Members are available at https://oclactive.co.uk/about-us/

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