SLA02211 - Senior Recreation Assistant (Wetside)

South Lanarkshire
12 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture

Location: Hamilton Water Palace, 35 Almada Street, Hamilton

Hours: 37 hours per week

Duration: Fixed Term until 31 March 2017

South Lanarkshire Council administers the recruitment process on behalf of South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture.

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team at Lanark Lifestyles as Senior Recreation Assistant. You will be responsible to assist the Duty Officer/Recreation Officer prepare and deliver events on time and the daily operation of the Centre, undertaking a range of duties including pool supervision and dryside facilities.

A current Pool Lifeguard qualification and a pool plant operator’s certificate are essential. A first Aid certificate is desirable.

Please note the successful candidate will be expected to work evening, weekends and public holidays.


As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.  Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or protected adults. 

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

The successful candidate will have to pay the fee for completion of PVG application.

Information for internal applicants  - This is a temporary position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

As the application process has changed, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the revised format and content of the form by clicking on the following link to access the applicant user guide.

 Applicant User Guide

Applications online

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 October 2016

Interview date: Friday 11 November 2016

South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

See also:
Senior Recreation Asst (Wetside) with Lifeguard duties.docx