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Workforce Skills Sports & Skills Resource Assistant in Harrogate, United Kingdom

Sports & Skills technical resource and lifeguard assistant

The Sports & Skills department at the Army Foundation College, Harrogate are recruiting a full-time 37.5-hour week, multi role store person, bike mechanic and pool lifeguard.

Note. If not qualified, Lifeguard training and or bike maintenance training will be provided.

About us: The Army Foundation College is situated on the outskirts of Harrogate. A purpose-built site for army recruits (Junior Soldiers). Pearson TQ are the education providers for the 16-17-year-old Junior Soldiers. The Sports & Skills Team, deliver a vast array of sports & skills, adventure training and management of the Duke of Edinburgh Award to the junior soldiers.

Contract: Responsible for procuring and maintaining sports equipment. Pool lifeguard duties. Deputise for the manager.

Skills Essential :

  • Computer literate in basic office 365.

  • Able to work to changeable timetables which will include some evenings and the occasional Saturday.

  • Ability to work on your own and as a member of a team.

Skills Desirable:

  • Experience in Management/Supervisory skills

  • Experience working or understanding with the Military or other uniformed services.

  • Experience with equipment management.

  • Swimming Pool Lifeguard.

  • Qualification in bike maintenance.

  • Sports Coach, a coaching experience, or outdoor education instructor.

  • Experience in working with young people.

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and applicants will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.

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Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: On-site

Req ID: 15680