Water Assistant (Engineer)

  • Job Reference: 116248
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
  • Website: https://www.serco.com/careers
  • Location: Nottinghamshire (NG12 2LU), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £16,054.08 to £18,069.48
  • Sector: Leisure
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Undefined

Job Description

Job Title: Water Assistant (Engineer)

Location: National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham, NG12 2LU

Salary:  £16,054.08 to £18,069.48 per annum + Overtime opportunities

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Working Hours / Pattern: 39 hours per week, Monday to Sunday


Holme Pierrepoint Country Park, the home of the National Water Sports Centre has excellent water facilities, accommodation, a campsite, Outdoor Adventure Zone, Life Fitness Gym and marvellous nature trails for cycling and walking, it is a favourite destination for families, schools, corporate clients and individuals.


Here at National Water Sports centre an exciting opportunity has arisen, as we're looking at recruiting for Water assistants to work on our fun, vibrant and open planned sports centre.


Our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community.


As the Water assistant, you will be working on the preparation, repair and maintenance of the water facilities and equipment plus controlling and directing the use of water-based activities and associated facilities as part of a team.


You will also be accountable for different areas such as contributing to the management of health and safety within the workshop and preparation of the water facilities for activities and events.


You will help in facilitating a safe, fun and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities.


About You


It is essential that any potential applicants hold a driving licence. Furthermore, we are looking to hear from people who are a confident open water swimmer, those who can work well with colleagues but also to their own initiative and someone who looks and strives for self-improvement. 


You will need to be flexible as earliest start time could be 6.30am and latest finish time 8pm.


No experience needed as full training will be given to the successful candidate.

This is a position that is looking to get filled quickly. If the above sounds like you, please apply at the nearest convenience.



Why Serco  


Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 


 What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco and NWC discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting, varied and enjoyable work
  • A company that recognises your contribution
  • Excellent training and development opportunities




Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.


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