Casual Recreational Assistants

Shetland Recreational Trust

AddressAith, Bixter, Shetland ZE2 9NB
Closing Date5pm, Wednesday 16 June 2021



Post: Casual Recreational Assistants
Location: West Mainland Leisure Centre
Rate of Pay:
£11.37 per hour inclusive of Island Allowance  
Hours of work:
Hours will be as required and when available


Overall Purpose of the Job

To work as part of a small team delivering a high standard of service to customers, which ensures they can make full and safe use of the facilities. To assist with the effective and efficient day to day running of the Centre.

Successful applicants will hold National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) or have ability to gain this within three months employment. Training will be provided.

If applicant does not hold NPLQ – a swim test* must be completed prior to Interview.



You must be able to complete the following:

  • Swim 100m on front continuously
  • Swim 100m on back continuously
  • Swim 50m within 60 seconds
  • Jump or Dive into deep water then tread water for 30 seconds
  • Retrieve object from 1.5m of water, climb out of pool unaided

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Mr. Ian Simpson, Facility Manager, on 01595 807713.


How to apply:
For an application pack please contact the Business Support Department on 01595 741016 or email during normal office hours. Alternatively you can download an application pack at


The closing date for return of applications is 5pm, Wednesday 16 June 2021

Interviews will be held week comencing 21 June 2021

A satisfactory PVG from Disclosure Scotland is required for this post.