Pool paint, clean and prep

The volunteers at Shoalstone Pool have set up a schedule for cleaning, painting and preparing the pool for the opening on Saturday 26th May. Essentially it’s every day from now to the 19th May. 8.30am start.

If you are on Facebook please see events at https://www.facebook.com/pg/shoalstone/events and indicate if you’re going.

If you’re not on Facebook, please email info@shoalstonepool.com

Thank you

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Lifeguard Jobs (soon)

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We are going to be advertising for lifeguards in a few weeks time. We’ll be looking for a Pool Manager, Senior Lifeguards and Lifeguards. Our season starts in late May and runs to early/mid September.

We will pay at least the 21-24 aged National Living Wage (more if you’re 25 or over) rate of £7.38/hour (plus holiday pay). So if you’re under 21, you’ll still get this rate. The Seniors and Manager will get more.

We understand that you might be at school or university or looking for short term employment…we will take all variables into account. You will need to have a current NLPQ (or equivalent) and be DBS checked.

Interviews currently planned for Saturday March 10th for manager and senior lifeguards; 13/14th March (5-7pm) for other lifeguards.

Watch this page and other outlets (for example our Facebook page) for the advert in a few weeks time. Or message us with your email if you want an application pack when it comes out.

The Directors of SPCIC are all volunteers, so you may need to exercise patience and empathy during this recruitment process!

Friday 21, Sat 22, Sun 23 April

***Volunteers please***
Today Jeremy, Nick and Charlie spent a few hours cleaning and getting the pool ready for painting this weekend. We need more than just the one lovely person who’s signed up already to help. So, if you have time, and fancy some alternative outdoor activity (and you can still dip in the sea and eat at Shoals!), please head down to the pool this Friday, Saturday or Sunday between 9am and 1pm, and ask for Charlie. The earlier the better 😉
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Our new caretaker

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Not just new, but our first caretaker. Thanks to the fundraising efforts of local volunteers, FoSP and Brixham Town Council we are employing a paid part-time caretaker. After interviewing a few applicants the job went to one of our existing volunteers, Charlie Gorton. Well done Charlie.

As well as looking after the pool and its surrounds, Charlie will be working with volunteer cleaners, maintenance, painters and others throughout the year.

We’re looking for a caretaker!

Since Brixham Town Council took over responsibility for Shoalstone Pool, we have relied entirely on volunteers to manage the site and carry out day to day maintenance. Our volunteers are still at the heart of everything we do, but we have got to the stage where we need a paid caretaker to oversee the site – and to help us take it from strength to strength.

It’s not just the pool itself that we are now responsible for: Torbay Council have handed over responsibility for the green, the car park and the toilet block as part of the lease. This brings with it increased opportunities, but also increased running costs – and a massively increased workload for our maintenance team.

We’re looking for someone local who is as passionate about preserving this pool for future generations as we are. Someone who has the skills and experience to be able to tackle the myriad of jobs that need doing around the site – who isn’t afraid to use initiative or to get their hands dirty.  Someone who has great communication skills, and can work with everyone from the volunteer directors to our excellent lifeguard team, from paid contractors to our indispensable maintenance volunteers.

If you think this could be you then please get in touch! We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Lifeguard jobs – 2017

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Fancy working outdoors over the summer at our lovely pool? We are currently advertising for lifeguards to be put on a rota between May and September 2017.

We will offer:

  • A highly competitive rate of £7.05 per hour (plus 12% annual leave payment)
  • Flexible shifts covering between 10 and 48 hours a week
  • A safe, supportive and fun working environment
  • The opportunity to be involved in a range of exciting events throughout the season

 

You will be:

  • An NPLQ qualified lifeguard (with First Aid)
  • Reliable, a good time keeper, and available to work flexible shifts throughout the summer season
  • Able to react calmly and effectively in challenging situations
  • Committed to working as part of a team, and with people from a wide range of different backgrounds
  • Keen to serve the Brixham community – both locals and tourists – and deliver a high quality experience to pool users

 

For an application pack, send an email to carl.alan.reynolds(at)gmail.com. Closing date midday on February 15th 2017. We look forward to seeing your application.