Waterpark Assistant

Reference Number: WV135

Closing Date: 11th June 2024

Hours: 8 hours + (various hours available across termtime and holidays)

Rate of Pay: NLW/NMW

The Wave Destination Venue is looking for a Waterpark Assistant who shares a passion for fun and providing excellent customer service!

You will be part of a team who will be responsible for delivering a friendly, diligent and professional experience to all. You will be  supervising activities, maintaining standards of cleanliness and hygiene in the pool area, and ensuring that our customers are always in a safe and healthy environment during their visit.

We want our customers to have the best possible experience and go away with a positive impression of The Wave Destination Venue and CVLife.

You will have both great communication skills and amazing customer service. It is essential that you are an enthusiastic person with a willingness to learn new skills. This role is a great start to working towards becoming a Lifeguard with development opportunities, and ultimately a career within the Leisure Industry. We have Lifeguard courses running all year round.

The principle place of employment is The Wave Waterpark in Coventry.

We are looking for someone to work during the weekends, school holidays and occasionally to cover. Applicants must be at least 16 and left school (legal school leaving age). There is a variety of part time hours and days available ranging from early mornings, evenings, mid-week and weekend work. There will be the option of more hours during school holidays and less during term time.

DBS Clearance will be required for the successful candidate.  Please click on this link for further details: https://cvlife.co.uk/dbs/ 

Job Description

Reporting to: Duty Manager and Waterpark Supervisor


Coventry Sports Foundation and Culture Coventry Trust are operating as CV Life, so that the scope of this Job Description as a CV Life document extends to cover the employment contracts held with either Coventry Sports Foundation or Culture Coventry Trust.

Overall purpose and objective of the role

To assist the Water Park Supervisor & Duty Manager in the daily operation of the Sport Centre’s facilities and activities

Main duties of the role:

  1. To attend training/refresher courses as appropriate to maintain knowledge and understanding of the Waterpark facilities.
  2. To help maintain the cleanliness and appearance of the Centre and its surrounding site.
  3. To assist and provide relevant information to all customers using the facility.
  4. To patrol the Waterpark and changing facilities regularly and report any problems/breakages to a supervisor or Duty Manager.
  5. Operating Slides ensuring all safety measures are being followed/Issued.
  6. To provide assistance in the delivery of centre activities and programmes.
  7. To attend any relevant meetings and forums as required.
  8. To assist in emergency situations in accordance with the procedures detailed in the company’s Health and Safety policy.
  9. To provide and deliver excellent customer service as an ambassador to the company.

This job description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and may be reviewed and updated depending upon operational requirements and staffing levels.

Responsibilities for all employees

  • To embrace and lead by example on the Company’s key values of PRIDE, PASSION and PERFORMANCE or those that might at any time be subsequently re-defined.
  • To support the Company’s commitment to providing a safe environment for children, young people and vulnerable adults, ensuring awareness of the Company’s Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidance, and to be vigilant, reporting any safeguarding concerns without delay.
  • To undertake all duties and fully comply with all of the Company’s general standards and those relating to the specific requirements of the role.
  • To take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions at work, and to co-operate with health and safety matters to help everyone meet their legal requirements.
  • To co-operate with managers and colleagues to ensure environmental responsibilities are complied with.
  • To carry out tasks at a range of sites that are either operated or managed by the Companies / Trusts or where services are delivered by the Companies / Trusts
  • To be involved in any aspects or opportunities for sharing of good practice, expertise and responsibilities within the Companies / Trusts. To generally help promote the work and public image of the Companies / Trusts, always maintaining high standards of customer service and personal appearance.
  • To attend and fully engage with all internal training and development requirements and opportunities, and maintain such qualifications as required by the demands of the role.
  • To interact positively with customers adopting a friendly and professional approach at all times.
  • To comply with the General Data Protection Regulations when dealing with, maintaining, sharing and storing information.
  • To undertake other duties as specified, which are appropriate to the qualifications, experience and general level of the post.

Person Specification

Essential Personal Attributes

  • Outwardly enthusiastic and self-motivated.
  • Show a flexible approach to work.
  • Supportive to others.
  • Adaptable and approachable.

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Working knowledge and experience of the day to day duties within a leisure facility.
  • General knowledge of Health and Safety practices surrounding sports and leisure facilities.

Essential Qualifications

  • First Aid at Work Qualification to be gained during employment.

Essential Special Skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team or under own supervision.
  • Ability to use initiative in unsupervised settings.
  • Communication skills.
  • Customer care skills.
  • Literacy and numeracy skills.

Special Circumstances

  • At least 16 and left school (legal school leaving age).
  • Ability to work unsociable hours including evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays.
  • Ability to travel between sites.
  • Interest in working with underrepresented and disadvantaged community groups/individuals.
  • DBS Clearance

If you have any enquires, please contact our Human Resources Team by emailing recruitment@cvlife.co.uk

Job Reference WV135
Closing Date 11th June 2024
Department Operations
Hours 8 hours + (various hours available across termtime and holidays)
Salary NLW/NMW
  • Great development opportunities
  • FREE health and fitness membership* **
  • FREE health and fitness membership for a family member or friend* **
  • FREE uniform for applicable roles
  • FREE training for applicable roles
  • DISCOUNTS on various Centre activities*
  • FREE entry to venues*

(*not applicable to casual workers)
(**The two benefits combined can be worth £1000!)


People from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse backgrounds, disabled, deaf and neurodivergent people are under-represented in our workforce, so we particularly encourage applications from candidates in these groups.

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