The staff are brilliant, friendly and helpful, the facilities are excellent and the centre is always clean and tidy.

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Courses & Job Vacancies

We are passionate about the facilities we manage and this passion transcends throughout the organisation.  Our staff are a vital asset and at Wychavon Leisure we work hard to create an environment where our team can flourish.

Our success enables the continued investment in staff, equipment & facilities, ensuring the sustainable provision of sports, leisure and recreational services for the future.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Rivers team, the current list of vacancies can be found on this page. A list of courses and qualifications which are available through Wychavon Leisure can also be found here.


National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom and is also internationally recognised.

The NPLQ is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry.The NPLQ course is a minimum of 36 hours followed by a practical assessment on pool lifeguard theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR.


Job Vacancies

Group Exercise Instructors

Rivers Fitness are always looking for Casual Group Exercise Instructors to cover a wide range of classes and activities across our 4 centres.

Relevant fitness qualifications are required.

For more information, please contact Fitness Manager Nigel Grundy via email nigelg@wychavonleisure.co.uk

Level 2 Swimming Teacher

We are looking for a Level 2 Swimming Teacher to join our friendly and professional team at Pershore Leisure Centre.

Training will be given to successful applicants if required.

The successful applicant will have a strong passion for swimming be a good communicator both within a team and when discussing progress with customers.

We are looking for a teacher for our Thursday 3.30-6pm lessons and other hours on a casual cover basis.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

For more information contact Simon Tustin on 01386 552346 or email plc_dms@wychavonleisure.co.uk

Recreation Assistants/Lifeguards

We are looking for 2 energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team at Evesham Leisure Centre and 1 at Pershore Leisure Centre and deliver a quality customer service.

The R.L.S.S National Pool Lifeguard qualification is desirable but training will be given to the successful applicants if required. First Aid and coaching/teaching qualifications would be advantageous.

The ideal candidates will have an outgoing personality with good people skills, and a good understanding of leisure centre operations, as well as the flexibility to work on a shift rota basis working weekends and Bank Holidays.

Job Purpose

To Ensure:

  • The efficient daily operation of the Leisure Centre
  • Compliance with satisfactory levels of safety, hygiene and quality
  • That the Duty Managers are kept fully advised of all occurrences at the centre.
  • The correct image of Wychavon Leisure Community Association and service to the customers is maintained.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compliance with all aspects of the Health & Safety at Work Act and operational procedures
  • Assist the public as and when required.
  • Ensure the ongoing cleanliness of both premises and equipment
  • To provide lifeguard cover for the swimming pool programme
  • To assist in the promotion and running of activities within the programme.
  • Carry out routine check of building, plant and equipment and report any defects to the Duty Manager.
  • To undertake specific responsibilities as directed by the Centre Manager / Duty Manager
  • To cover other areas of work where necessary for the effective operation of the organisations facilities.
  • Any other duties which from time to time may be allocated commensurate with the grading of the post.

Special Conditions

  • The post holder must hold the National Pool Lifeguard qualification and First Aid At Work Certificate, or be able to obtain them within a predetermined time scale, and maintain the qualifications throughout the period of employment.
  • To work shifts as required including weekends and Bank/Public Holidays as appropriate.
  • The post holder will also be expected to cover Recreation Assistants posts at any Wychavon Leisure Community Association Ltd Leisure Centre during periods of sickness, holidays, etc.
  • Required to contribute towards, and participate in, any training programme to maintain the required qualification levels.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £7.73 to £8.20 /hour

Gymnastics Instructor

We are looking for a Level 1 qualified Gymnastics Insructor to join our team at Droitwich Spa Leisure Centre.

The sessions required are Saturday mornings 8:30am – 12:30pm.

£13.66 per hour

For more information please contact Sandra Webb, Duty Manager at Droitwich Spa Leisure Centre on 01905 827963.


We are looking for a Receptionist to join the Rivers team at Droitwich Spa Leisure Centre.

  • 14.75 hours per week
  • £8.71 – £8.93 per hour

For more information please contact the Duty Manager at Droitwich Spa Leisure Centre on 01905 827963.

For an application form please contact head office on 01386 562931.

Closing date: Friday 24th November

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