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Trainee Surf Coach (and Lifeguard)
Includes employee housing?
The position is
Full time,Part Time
Important details about this position
The Wave are on the lookout for aspiring surf coaches to come and join us for the 2024 season!
We understand a barrier to achieving the required coaching qualifications can often be the cost and the location of course providers. We want to make this easier for aspiring Surf Coaches. We will therefore cover the cost of you training upfront, provide equipment and ensure you have guaranteed work for the season ahead.
The first step of your Surf Coach training will be completing our first RLSS NVBLQ Lifeguard Course, running from 21st - 31st March 2024. You will then work as a Lifeguard for a period of time before joining the first ISA course, running 11th April 2024.
In order to be considered you must be able to commit to the following:
Available for the duration of the 6-day RLSS NVBLQ course at The Wave
Can meet the timed swim target of 400m in 7.5 minutes
You must be available to work shift work, weekends and the duration of the school holidays
Being part of a team that consistently pulls together to ensure that we are able to deliver The Wave vision through the products and experiences we offer
Able to surf our intermediate wave setting here at The Wave
Able to commit to a 28 hour per week (possibly more) fixed-term contract throughout out 2024 season
Able to provide us with a clear DBS check certificate dated after any offers of employment and prior to commencing the course.
Provide two satisfactory employment references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer
The Training Contract
You will be required to enter into a training agreement, whereby, subject to completing a minimum amount of hours during your employment you will incur no charge for the cost of the course. For individuals who don’t meet these hours, a proportionate charge will be deducted on your final pay. The training agreement will set out the full cost implications.
What happens at the end of the contract?
It may be possible for the participants to continue working for us as part of our casual bank of workers at the end of the fixed-term contract. We also hope that we would see you return as part of The Wave family in subsequent seasons.
Recruiting for diversity is not simply a tick box for The Wave, it is our ethos, the right thing to do and the smartest way for us to do business. We are an Equal Opportunities employer, committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating all unlawful discrimination.
Candidate Essentials: You must have the following to be considered for this job.