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Facilities Officer - Trainee

Swim England
Job Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
£21,893 - £24,831
Closing Date:
26th March 2019
Job Reference
Swim England

Swim England. based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, is seeking a Facilities Officer to join our team on a permanent basis. We are viewing this as a training opportunity and looking for someone who wants to commit to this career on a long term basis and complete an in-depth training programme over a number of years.

This is an exciting opportunity where you will be responsible for helping to deliver Swim England’s strategy through technical facility advice and consultancy. You will learn to influence strategic planning for the development or redevelopment of aquatics facilities ensuring the rationale for the design is strategically sound and underpinned by a sustainable business case. You will also be involved in stimulating the industry to innovate in the design of aquatic facilities, take learning from what has gone before and break new ground in seeking ways to overcome challenges.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Knowledge of the development of new build swimming pools and refurbishments of swimming pools and ability to learn more.
  • The ability to solve basic operational issues with swimming pool facilities and the ability to learn more.
  • Proven facility expertise within a fast paced and/or commercial environment.
  • The flexibility to travel nationally

Please see the attached job description for the full person specification.

Find out more about us – the Swim England family - and what we do via the links above.

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work status to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment.

How to apply

To apply for this role please:

  • click here to complete our application statement via Survey Monkey.
  • Send your CV and cover letter outlining the skills and experience you can bring to this role referring to the advert, person specification and job description to the email address below.

This should include any personal interests and unpaid activities. Include as much detail as possible to support your application, we receive hundreds of applications so make yours stand out! (We would recommend at least 300 words.)

Applications received without all elements above will not be considered for shortlisting.

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