Rivermead Leisure Complex in Reading, Berkshire is looking for a Multi-skilled Sport & Recreation Apprentice. If you love sport, fitness and exercise, this apprenticeship could help you build a career out of your passion.
This varied 12-15 month apprenticeship will train you in a variety of sports and recreation activities to not only support a busy public leisure centre but also to give you a wide-ranging skill set that will help you build a long-term and interesting career. During this apprenticeship, you’ll wordk towards your NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership as well gaining qualifications to work as a Lifeguard.
You’ll need to:
- Be a strong swimmer – you’ll have to do a timed swim test before you start
- Be friendly – you’ll be helping lots of our customers
- Be hard-working – our leisure centres open weekends and early mornings (don’t worry, you won’t have to do them all the time!)
- Enjoy learning – we’ll train you to get a range of different qualifications
These apprenticeships are based in Better Leisure Centres, which are run by GLL – the UK’s largest leisure operator – so if you’re hard-working and pass your apprenticeship, you’ll have the opportunity to build a long-term career with us.
In return, we offer:
- Discounted membership at our Better Leisure Centres
- Free uniform
- Competitive salary
- Ride to Work scheme
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.
Up to £20,033 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.