Allsorts Swimming Lifeguard

Swimming Pool

JOB TITLE: Allsorts Swimming Lifeguard

EMPLOYED BY: Allsorts Gloucestershire

HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 4.30 – 6.30pm

LOCATION: National Star College, Ullenwood Manor Rd, Ullenwood, Cheltenham GL53 9QU

PAY: £12.50 per hour + travel

JOB DESCRIPTION: Swimming Pool Lifeguard

Mileage paid at:
£5 – within 5 miles of National Star College
£10 – 5 miles or more from National Star College

Allsorts is a charity that supports children with additional needs, aged 0 – 25. We have a thriving Swimming Programme that includes swimming lessons for disabled children, and recreational swimming sessions for families. Our club takes place in the warm water of National Star College, Cheltenham, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. We have exclusive use of the swimming pool, which enables us to provide the best possible experience for our members.

We are looking for Lifeguards to join our team and help us to provide more lessons for our members. We follow the learn to swim programme via Swim England, which we modify where appropriate to meet the needs and engagement levels of our members. We deliver 30-minute swimming lessons across a two-hour period (4 lessons total).



  • NPLQ Certificate and AED Certificate.
  • Experience lifeguarding in a swimming pool.
  • A willingness to learn new skills to support children with additional needs to access and learn to swim.
  • A positive attitude towards disability and enabling children with additional needs to learn to swim, or to be safe in water.


  • Previous or existing experience supporting children or adults with additional needs, in any environment.
  • Previous or existing experience supporting or teaching children or adults with additional needs, within a swimming pool.
  • Safeguarding experience for children and / or adults, in any environment.

This post is subject to basic DBS check and references will be taken up in line with the Allsorts safer recruitment policy.

To request an application form, please contact Sally Dyer on 01453 750474 or email [email protected]

For a chat about the role, please contact Head of Sport Max Pemberton via 01453 750474 / 07872562777 or email [email protected]

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