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Swim Manager

Lampton Leisure



£26000 - £29604/annum


Posted: 17/05/2024

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Swim Manager


Permanent, Full Time

Heston Pools and Fitness

About Lampton Leisure

We set established high standards with our exuberant, friendly, driven professional approach across all our sites in Brentford, Chiswick, Hanworth, Heston, Isleworth & Osterley. Our leisure centres boast a full range of facilities including fitness studios, health suites, swimming pools, indoor & outdoor courts, pitches, tracks, and café facilities. It is our mission to provide inclusive and safe environments where we deliver supportive and professional services for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to make a real difference and an enjoyable customer experience for all users of the Centre’s facilities.

About the Job

Responsible for the day-to-day running of our swim school, swimming lessons, and swim school programming, as well as acting as a Duty Manager for a min 2 shifts a week. Our swim managers work collaboratively with other departments across the business to ensure an innovative programme of activities, that support and give back to the local community, are delivered on time and within budget.

Key Responsibilities include:

Day-to-day management of swimming teachers
Carrying out the deputy manager role when on duty management shifts.
Achieve centre financial targets and KPIs, by maximizing Swim School occupancy 
Assisting with school swimming booking processes 
Track, measure and report on the effectiveness of aquatic programmes
Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends effecting wet side, making appropriate recommendations for strategic and tactical development.
Deal with any H&S incidents, accidents, safeguarding concerns & report on the management system. 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have a passion for swimming and the ability to influence and motivate staff. You will have experience working in wet operations ideally and be now looking to move into a senior or management position. Excellent communication skills and experience of leading a team in your career is also essential. Employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check & reference checks.

Qualifications Required

 Ideally hold, or be looking to attain a:

Level 2 Swimming Teacher Qualification
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
First Aid at Work Certificate
Pool Plant Operation Qualification 

In return Lampton Group will offer you

Free parking at all Leisure Centre Sites
22 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
Free gym membership 
- discounts and offers from top brands and services
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave 
Pension Scheme  
Refer a Friend Scheme offering up £250 for each new employee referred
Staff wellbeing services, including access to online GP, occupational health and EAP
Flu Jabs   
Eye care vouchers and support towards glasses 
Cycle to work scheme 
Electric Car salary sacrifice scheme  

Due to the needs of the business and the department, we may interview suitable candidates before the closing date. This job may also close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

About Lampton Group

The Lampton Group of companies (the “Group”) was established by the London Borough of Hounslow (the "Council") in 2012 in order to fulfil two main objectives: to deliver social value services on a local level; and to be commercial; fostering an entrepreneurial spirit and promoting growth. The Group has a social heart with a commercial head and delivers outstanding services across the Borough of Hounslow.

We are made up of five distinct business areas:

Services - delivering first class repairs, maintenance, and facilities management to Council and Lampton Group owned residential housing.
Recycle - delivering domestic refuse and commercial waste collection as well as  recycling services.
Greenspace - delivering horticulture and conservation services, and parks maintenance.
Leisure – delivering six leisure and sports centres, with facilities offering everything from state-of-the-art gyms, multiple swimming pools, tennis courts, soft play, a running track and more.
Homes – delivering up to 1500 new build homes over the next 5 years by re-developing local authority land into residential and mixed-use projects.  

Our companies represent a bold, new and ambitious approach by a London Borough. Underpinning everything we do are our CORE values: Customer First. One Team. Respectful. Energised.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of what we value as an organisation. Lampton Group is an equal opportunities employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other status protected by law. Our recruitment team are happy to support with any reasonable adjustments that are needed within the recruitment process. 

Important information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA)

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