Recreation Assistant

3x 37-hour posts

1 x 28.5- hour posts


£16,432- £17,537 pro rata PLUS BENEFITS 

Starting at £9.30 per hour as part of the Living Wage Top- Up

Part- time hours also available at the Active Living Centre


(Employee benefits include access to local government pension scheme, competitive annual leave entitlement, employee health and fitness membership and discounted food and beverages in Newport Live facilities for all our employees)

Newport Live is an award winning not for profit sport, leisure and cultural trust; and registered UK Charity with an excellent track record of delivering innovative programmes and services to our communities and residents that ‘inspire people to be happier and healthier’.

We are looking to recruit an individual that has the drive and passion for working in a sporting and leisure environment and can demonstrate on a daily basis our core values of; CARE, PASSION, TEMWORK, INSPIRATION, INNOVATION & INCLUSIVITY. We are looking for an individual with an RLSS Pool Lifeguard Qualification or somebody who is willing to work with us to obtain this qualification / convert a similar qualification from another awarding body. 

The successful applicants will be based across the Regional Pool and Tennis Centre and Geraint Thomas Velodrome and will assist in ensuring all visitors of Newport Live venues experience a welcoming and safe environment that is fit for purpose, resulting in maximum enjoyment and repeat usage of venues.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Newport Live will commit to fully funding a RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification for any candidate who possesses the right values and drive to become part of our ever-growing team. Terms and Conditions apply, and a Training Agreement must be signed.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Newport Live enquiries on 01633 656757 and ask to speak with Carl Williams, or email [email protected] or Hayley Thomas-Jones. Email hayley.thomas-jo[email protected]     


Application Process

You can download an application form and job description via the Newport LIVE website alternatively they are available via e-mail request from [email protected]

Please return the completed application forms to [email protected]                           

*Please be advised you will be required to participate in a pool test


Job Descrption 

Application Form