SLA02114 - Senior Recreation Assistant

Expiring today

South Lanarkshire
15 Sep 2016
25 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture

Location: Lanark Lifestyles, Thomas Taylor Ave, Lanark

Hours: 35 hours per week

Duration: Permanent

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.

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.


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.

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.

Interview date: Monday 3rd October 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.


Closing Date: Sunday 25th September 2016

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