To do this, we need to employ enthusiastic and committed people and in return provide them with first-class training and a great benefits package. That's what makes Fife Sports and Leisure Trust such a great place to work.
Scroll down this page to see the latest training opportunities or to see some of the benefits of joining our team.
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Throughout Fife, we have a shortage of trained Leisure Attendants and Swimming Instructors. By completing the NPLQ or SSTQ course you will unlock lots of employment opportunities. Please note, to complete the courses below participants must be 16 years or over.
In order to work with us as a Leisure Attendant, you will need to complete an NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) qualification. This is a 36 hour 5 day course which costs £260.
The next NPLQ courses start in 2023;
Click here if you would like to sign up to the NPLQ course and we will be in touch.
We are also recruiting Swimming Instructors. The Scottish Swimming Teacher Qualification (SSTQ) is the industry standard for those who wish to teach unsupervised to groups of swimmers with a range of abilities and is essential for seeking employment as a swimming teacher. This qualification is achieved from a practically based course and will allow you to gain the necessary skills and experience prior to progressing to an aquatics working environment. It will support your ongoing learning and development ensuring that you are fully prepared to deliver high quality lessons.
The 8 day course costs £550 participants can apply for funding from subsidy of £100 from Sportscotland. Candidates must apply directly to Scottish Swimming by submitting a SSTQ Subsidy form to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the first day of the course.
The next SSTQ course starts;
As a full-time or part-time member of staff, you can access many staff benefits.
One of the most popular is our Active Staff Card gives you access to all leisure facilities. This means you can swim, visit the gym or attend any of our fitness classes for free!
Staff receive regular training, this is done through our Learning & Development programme, courses include;
Both contracted and casual employees also have the opportunity to introduce up to 5 members of their family or friends to join our Leisure Active membership.
The discount offers 30% of any membership option
The Living Wage is calculated according to what employees need to live on.
The current rate is £10.90 and is independently calculated each year in November and applies to all employees aged 18 and over.
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Our staff have access to a Local Authority defined benefits Pension Scheme, with a generous contribution from the employer.
As part of the recognition and reward scheme. The winning staff members are chosen based on their ability to demonstrate behaviours that deliver a great experience to our customers and their fellow employees. Winners will receive a high street voucher of their choice.
Opportunities for hybrid and flexible working where employees have the opportunity to split their time between the workplace and working from home or remotely.
Staff can enjoy a total of 33 days including public holidays, 6 of which are fixed.
After 5 years of service, this number increases to 38 days.