Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard - Flexible Hours | Mytime Active

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Position: Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard
Reports to: Duty Manager
Location: Bromley
Salary: £17,076.80 per annum pro rata
Job Type: Flexible Hours – Will include early mornings, evenings and weekend shifts.

About The Role:

We are looking for Recreation Assistants to become our everyday champions, providing supervision to our swimming pools and creating a safe and fun environment to the communities we serve.

Our Recreation Assistants keep busy ensuring everything is in its place. You cannot underestimate the importance of pool safety and neither the responsibility that come with this vital role. Your role will be varied with regular pool rotations, thoroughly cleaning the pool and other assigned areas, to setting up equipment and delivering excellent customer service. In this role you will be equipped with the skills to potentially save a life.

If you are calm under pressure, highly responsible and is a natural with people from all walks of life, this could be your opportunity to develop your career in such a vital role within our leisure facilities. We look for people with passion, personality, integrity and real can-do attitude who understand the importance of delivering excellent customer service.

The ability to be able to swim 2 lengths in under 90 seconds and pass a swim test is important to take to you through to the next stage. A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification would be great, but we can provide that training for you.

Possible Locations:

  • The Pavilion
  • Beckenham
  • Walnuts
  • West Wickham
  • Biggin Hill
  • Darrick Wood

About us:

We are a growing business looking for the brightest and best to join us. At Mytime Active improving the wellbeing of our customers and the communities where we work is at the heart of what we do.  As a leading social enterprise, we are committed to supporting customers and employees to achieve an active and healthy lifestyle through well managed, accessible and good value leisure, golf and health services. 

If you want a job that is rewarding and helps to change people’s lives for the better, then you’ve come to the right place. You will be fairly rewarded for your efforts in an organisation that understands the value of it’s people.


In return, you get:

  • Free access to Mytime Active Leisure and Golf for you and one other;
  • Competitive annual leave package;
  • Holiday purchase scheme;
  • 20% off food and beverage at Mytime Active sites and free hot drinks (whilst on duty);
  • Stakeholder pension;
  • Exceptional achievement award scheme;
  • Employee discount and salary sacrifice scheme; and Childcare vouchers.

How to apply:

Please apply with a CV and covering letter, stating why your skills and experience make you ideal for this position to

*All offers of employment are conditional upon you signing the contract of employment and the following being secured:

  • Satisfactory health clearance;
  • Two satisfactory references;
  • Proof of attainment of qualifications;
  • Evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom; and
  • If applicable, satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Diversity at Mytime Active

*Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection.  Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership.  Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.