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Lifeguards x 2 (Inclusive Swim Club)

Responsible to: Programme Manager
Location: Hammersmith, London
Salary: £15 per hour plus holiday pay
Contract: Zero hours
Hours: 4 hour sessions every Saturday afternoon during term-time only

About Us

Greenhouse Sports’ vision is for every young person to have a fair chance to succeed. We aim to develop social, thinking, emotional and physical skills for young people in London’s most disadvantaged communities through high quality, intensive sports programs delivered by inspirational coaches, enabling them to fulfil their full potential.

The Greenhouse Inclusive Swim Club is an award winning ASA Accredited inclusive Saturday provision for young people with special educational needs aged 8-18 years old. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive individual with an ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. This role would suit a candidate who has some previous experience of lifeguarding. You will be committed to Greenhouse’s aims of providing high quality inclusive sports opportunities to young people from inner city communities.

The Role

The Lifeguard positions will be based at our weekly Saturday swimming club in Hammersmith. You will be responsible for ensuring the safety of all members by preventing and responding to emergencies during weekly club sessions and at gala events.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have a current valid NPLQ Certificate and good knowledge of CPR and emergency procedures. The ability to stay calm and effectively manage emergency situations is essential. You will display a strong commitment to working within a team as well as the willingness to be flexible with working hours.

All Greenhouse Sports staff are provided with comprehensive Professional Development and are expected to commit fully to Greenhouse Sports’ Safeguarding Children Policy.

To Apply:

To view the Job Description & Person Specification click here and to apply please click here.

All completed forms should be emailed to

Deadline for applications: Sunday 21st August 2016 at 23:59hrs
Proposed interview date: August 2016
Start Date: As soon as possible

Greenhouse Sports is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and obtaining satisfactory references from past employers.