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General Assistant- Holiday Club Leaders

Job Introduction

Role Purpose

  • To provide high quality, safe and engaging holiday club activities for children aged 5 to 13 years old
  • Set up and deliver various sport activities to children as per the prescribed program. This could include fun introductions to football, hockey, basketball, table tennis, gymnastics, dance, dodgeball etc.
  • Provide supervision and pastoral care to the children- this would include supervision during lunch, ensuring wearing appropriate clothes etc. 
  • To be constantly vigilant with regards to any Health and Safety issues.

2 Riversmeet Leisure Complex are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and driven individual to join their busy team for our popular holiday club program.

At Two Riversmeet we take pride in offering our staff a fun, vibrant, friendly place to work, whilst offering our customers the best service we can give them.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing team. The successful candidate should have availability during school holidays, Monday to Friday. The shift is typically 08:30-16:15. 

If you consider yourself to be reliable, a great team player, able to communicate with confidence and calm under pressure then we’d love to hear from you. We are looking for individuals who will show genuine commitment to the job, have integrity, a can do attitude and a passion for customer service.

Main Responsibilities

The role of General Assistant is a role with a lot of responsibility that range from setting up and packing away equipment, briefing and overseeing the activities as part of the Holiday Club program, including motivating and engaging the children to participate in a fun and enjoyable way. 

Ensuring safety of the children on the Holiday Club activity, including pastoral responsibilities such as directing children to the changing rooms and toilets, overseeing lunch. Potentially reminding children to take medication as prescribed. 

The Ideal Candidate

Would ideally have experience in working with 5-13 year olds in a similar capacity, who are positive, enthusiastic and confident. 

It would be desirable to hold a current and valid first aid certificate and have knowledge of safeguarding and Health & Safety.

Be available to work 08:30-16:15, Monday to Friday during school holidays. There are a team of Holiday Club Leaders so shifts are allocated based on availability and the best skills and experience for the activities to be delivered that day. 

If you would like an informal discussion with us prior to applying, then please contact Cat or 01202 817 777

We cannot accept CV's in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

Please be aware that further communication will be via e-mail.

Should you not receive an email within 21 days of applying for the position, please accept that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

About BCP Council

BCP Council provides services to a diverse community of 400,000 residents and employs more than 5,000 people.  Our area includes over 15 miles of beautiful world-renowned coastline.  We can offer career defining roles to transform and improve services.  By working with us, you can help deliver a vision of a thriving, word-class, prosperous and inclusive place for generations to come.

Our Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package for further details see here

As a result of the creation of BCP Council in 2019, we are working on simplifying our terms and conditions of service and will be creating a single pay structure which is to be applicable for all employees. It is important to us that we offer benefits that our colleagues value as part of their total employment package and we are reviewing these to make sure we have it right. We are in the process of establishing a timescale for implementation and colleagues joining us will be included in these changes. Expected to be in place 2024.


BCP Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the community and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Applicants to this post will be required to complete the appropriate level of Disclosure & Barring Service Check. Please refer to the Job Description or Role Profile for more details.



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