Aquatics Supervisor

Location Lewes
Discipline: Education
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: £26,209- £26,942 DOE
Contact name: Careers

Contact email:
Job ref: 006802
Published: 23 days ago
Startdate: ASAP



Chailey Heritage Foundation has an exciting new opportunity for Aquatics/Swimming Supervisor to join a unique place to work.


       LOCATION: Onsite*


       HOURS: 37 hours all year round 8am-8pm shift basis 2 Saturdays per month*


Why Us  


Chailey Heritage Foundation is a leading charity dedicated to providing exceptional education and care for children and young adults with complex neurodisabilities, physical disabilities and health needs. Our state-of-the-art facilities and expert colleagues create a nurturing environment where individuals can thrive, reach their full potential and make a difference to their lives and that of their families.


There is a real sense of making a difference and belonging to something very special. 


We don’t just offer jobs; we provide opportunities to be part of a team that demonstrates empathy and a genuine passion to help others and a capacity to build rewarding relationships.  We will provide extensive support, and training, as well as opportunities for career progression.


What you’ll be doing:

  • As the Aquatics Supervisor you will be supporting the Aquatics Manager in the effective operation of the Hydrotherapy pool. You will take responsibility for colleagues providing the highest standard of delivery of care and safety.
  • You will facilitate the delivery of the Aquatics program and support the Young People to achieve their potential by delivering Aquatics Curriculum Objectives.
  • To carry out Manual Handling assessments for Young People
  • Liaise with colleagues who use the facilities
  • Ensure you follow all Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure all users of the pool are safe in their sessions
  • In the event sessions are unable to take place, work alongside the Education Assistants in the school to arrange suitable physical activities as a alternative
  • Under the direction of the Aquatics Manager, maintain records of those who use the pool.
  • Assist in all personal care for the Young People before and after the swimming sessions
  • Deliver excellent customer service at all times
  • Train colleagues in pupil support methods in the Aquatics environment.
  • Ensure you have appropriate up to date National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, attending any relevant training that will support in keeping knowledge and skills up to date.


What you bring to the table:


Skills and Experience:


  • ASA/ STA Level 2 Teaching Aquatics
  • Previous experience in care or a teach/ coaching position within leisure
  • Supervisory experience
  • Good awareness of Health and Safety issues
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • IT and Administration skills
  • Kind and caring disposition
  • Ability to work on a flexible shift rota


Other useful skills and experience:

  • National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification
  • Pool Plant Operations Certificate
  • Lifeguarding Experience
  • Pervious experience within a leisure or club setting.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to use their knowledge and skills to transform lives through the healing power of water. 



Our comprehensive benefits package includes a diverse range of rewards and benefits, ensuring that there's something for everyone.


In addition to a competitive salary, we provide access to:

  • Discount facilities
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Cashplan
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health & Wellbeing Centre
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Free tea/coffee/kitchen facilities
  • Onsite Café
  • Free parking.

Plus, we cover the cost for all DBS checks and renewals!


For full details of the role, you can find the job description here. Aquatics Supervisor Job Description

Learn more about our organisation, our purpose and values here. CHF Website


Application Deadline:  June 1st and Interviews will take place if successful within 2 weeks of application.

Apply now for your chance to be considered to join a place where you can make a real difference.


For any enquiries please contact us by email: or via WhatsApp on 07923233178.


Chailey Heritage Foundation is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and young adults. Employment will be subject to the receipt of two satisfactory professional references, an enhanced DBS certificate and occupational health clearance. It is an offence to apply for any job in regulated activity with children and vulnerable adults if you are barred from doing so.

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