Brighton & Hove City Council Lifeguards Service is recruiting for Qualified UK Beach Lifeguards to supplement and support the current seasonal team.
You must have a valid UK Beach Lifeguard Qualification to be considered for this role.
About the role
With over 11 million visitors to Brighton & Hove each year, you will play a major part in keeping our beaches safe and enjoyable for all who use them.
In a typical summer season our Lifeguard & Seafront Team have responded to 134 incidents saving 46 lives and reunited 45 missing persons – it’s fair to say no day is the same, you will face challenges and you will make the difference in keeping people safe.
What we are looking for:
UK Qualified Lifeguards to join our current team of Beach Lifeguards already manning the beach.
Fixed Term & Casual Contracts until 4th September 2022
£10.01 / hour
You will also be required to attend in house training throughout the season if recruited.
Casual contracts will be considered to compliment the service dependent on commitment to hours.
If your application is successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to an interview and a beach assessment including a swim test
Conditional offer: As well as References, Right to Work and DBS checks - all candidates must hold a valid UK Beach Lifeguard Qualification before their start date.
Queries regarding this vacancy, please contact The Seafront Team at:
email@example.com or 01273 292715
Shortlisting and interviews happen on a frequent basis until the expiry date stated above so please submit applications as soon as possible. This advert may be withdrawn if the vacancies are filled and headcount complete.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
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Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.