Careers

Thanks for your interest in a job with Brimhams Active.

We're always looking for people to join our awesome team of colleagues. If you share our passion for helping people achieve their health, fitness and wellbeing goals, you'll fit right in.

We offer a competitive salary, paid holidays and a range of benefits including discounted membership of all Brimhams Active facilities.

All applicants are required to complete the application form and attach their suitability statement and CV.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

Our current vacancies are listed below.

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Head coach - swimming

Job title: Head coach - swimming
Salary: £27,741 to £29,577 (pro rata)
Contractual hours: 28 per week
Basis: Part time

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic head coach to organise, develop and deliver our successful coaching programme and lead on the Aquatics pathway with the Learn to Swim manager enabling swimmers at all levels to reach their full potential.

Minimum swimming qualifications: Level 2 Coaching Award or Swimming Coach Certificate

Ideally Level 3 Coaching Award or Swimming Coach Certificate

Knowledge and experience of dry land training

Have previous experience of coaching at all levels plus previous involvement in competitions. Candidates must hold an RLSS pool lifeguard and first aid qualifications or be willing to work towards and a commitment to ongoing CPD including staff training

As you will have access to children and vulnerable adults you will need a Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau, Harrogate Borough Council will issue the application form and pay the required fee.

For further information please contact Natalie McGuire at natalie.mcguire@brimhamsactive.co.uk or on 07759132109.

Please note that Harrogate Borough Council does require all applicants to complete the council's application form and attach their CV and suitability statement.

Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

Please note that Harrogate Borough Council does require all applicants to complete the council's application form and attach their CV and suitability statement. Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

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Lifeguard

Job title: Lifeguard
Hourly rate: Competitive
Hours: Full time, part time and casual / annualised hours available 

We are looking for fun and passionate individuals to join one of our exciting teams within North Yorkshire.

No experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

Key skills and responsibilities

  • an interest in swimming and the ability to swim confidently
  • excellent communication skills
  • proven ability to work as part of a team
  • proven experience anticipating and solving problems
  • extremely observant and attentive

NPLQ Lifeguard qualification is desirable but full training could be available for the right candidate.

In return, we offer free car parking, local government pension scheme, training, and development opportunities.

The position is subject to an enhanced DBS and other pre-employment checks.

If you feel this role is something you could be interested in and would like to know more, please get in touch with Sophia Pawson on 01609 533807 or email sophia.pawson@northyorks.gov.uk

We will not accept applications from agencies.


Job description for the lifeguard role
Person specification for the lifeguard role
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Swim teacher

Job title: Swim teacher
Hourly rate: Competitive
Hours: Full time, part time and casual / annualised hours available

A swim teacher qualification is preferred, although all applications will be considered with the training opportunity to work towards Level 1 and/or Level 2. Job offers will be dependent on candidates' availability to meet the business requirements and conditional on passing the relevant qualifications (if no qualification) within an agreed timeframe.

You will be required to plan and deliver swimming lessons for a range of abilities following the Swim England ‘Learn to Swim' Framework. You will also be required to continually assess the lessons and record the outcomes using the Learn2 software

Candidates will need a flexible approach to working hours on a casual basis covering sickness and annual leave with the opportunity for contracted hours as they arise.

Key skills and responsibilities

  • enthusiastic and positive attitude towards teaching and swimming
  • excellent communications skills
  • proven ability to motivate and inspire confidence in all swimmers
  • experience persevering with situations that might not be going to plan
  • ability to be professional, well organised and punctual at all times, whilst being responsible for developing and implementing the lessons

In return, we offer free car parking, local government pension scheme, training, and development opportunities.

The position is subject to an enhanced DBS and other pre-employment checks.

If you feel this role is something you could be interested in and would like to know more, please get in touch with Sophia Pawson on 01609 533807 or email sophia.pawson@northyorks.gov.uk

We will not accept applications from agencies.

Apply online for the swim teacher role

Fitness instructor

Job title: Fitness instructor
Hourly rate: Competitive
Hours: Full time, part time and casual / annualised hours available

Are you an inspirational, qualified, and experienced, Instructor?

If so, we are looking to expand our fitness team so that we can support a wide range of members all with different fitness aspirations. We want your personality to shine through and create a positive, friendly and knowledgeable environment for customers to come and achieve their goals.

Key skills and responsibilities

  • leading on induction sessions for new members
  • excellent communication skills in order to interact with all members
  • experience in planning and delivering fun and engaging lessons to improve participants' mental and physical wellbeing
  • proven ability to demonstrate activities and machines
  • shown that you can follow health and safety guidance and maintain equipment

In return, we offer free car parking, local government pension scheme, training, and development opportunities.

The position is subject to an enhanced DBS and other pre-employment checks.

If you feel this role is something you could be interested in and would like to know more, please get in touch with Sophia Pawson on 01609 533807 or email sophia.pawson@northyorks.gov.uk

We will not accept applications from agencies.

Apply online for the fitness instructor role

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