Lifeguard position

We are currently seeking a  number of lifeguards to join the Sports Complex Team.

Duties to be undertaken include:

  • Ensuring the safety of swimmers in and around the swimming pool and other Sports Complex facilities
  • Ensuring high quality standards of cleanliness are maintained on poolside, changing rooms and other Sports Complex facilities
  • Setting up and taking down equipment to enable member bookings in the Sports Complex
  • Assisting with administration of existing courses
  • Providing high quality customer care to the members when handling enquires and bookings
  • Liaising with other site departments in order to work together to achieve the overall objectives of the Sports Centre;
  • Maintaining personal lifeguard qualification and keeping skills up to date by attending staff training at the required intervals.

Job Requirements 

  • Working as a member of a small team, you will report to the Sports Complex Manager to provide high quality professional service to the members.
  • The successful applicant will be required to work on a rota averaging 35 hours per week, including early mornings and late finishes together with weekend and Bank Holiday working as required.
  • The successful applicant will be able to provide evidence of holding a current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.
  • Previous experience of working in a pool environment, plus additional coaching qualifications and a First Aid at Work Certificate would be an advantage.

Additional Details

Individual staff membership of the Sports Centre (after completing a probation period) is included as a benefit.

For further details about the job requirement and duties please contact the Sports Complex Manager, Ben Hughes, by emailing

To apply for the position, please send your current CV and a supporting letter to or post it to:

Ben Hughes
Bank of England Sports Centre
Bank Lane, Off Priory Lane
SW15 5JQ