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Recreation Assistant


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £20,963 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 06 February 2023
Reference:  089622-R

An opportunity has arisen within the Operations department at Surrey Sports Park for a full-time Recreation Assistant.


Working on a rota of an average of 40 hours per week including every other weekend, early mornings and evening shifts. This is a full-time, permanent contract (please do not apply if you are looking for casual hours).


We are looking for a proactive, self-motivated and highly organised individual to join our friendly and busy team. The role is active and varied and you will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the centre. The role includes, but it not limited to, lifeguarding, providing first aid, setting up sports equipment and maintenance work. 


An RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is essential for this role, but training and funding will be provided for candidates who pass the swim test and interview.


If you hold excellent customer service skills, are passionate about sport and fitness, and enjoy working as part of a team please apply. 

Our offer includes:

    Free Full Access membership at Surrey Sports Park

    33 days of annual leave

    Volunteer leave

    One free Tastecard

    Free access to Surrey University’s Personal Development Courses

    Varied and supportive working environment

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application. If you have any queries regarding the application process or wish to speak informally about the role, please contact Toby Bookham -

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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