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Swim Wales, the National Governing Body for Welsh Aquatics support all of our affiliated clubs / swim schools in advertising their job opportunities. If you would like Swim Wales to promote your job opportunities please send a brief job description, link to your website, organisation logo, contact email or telephone number and closing date. Please email swimwales-admin@swimming.org


Opportunities at Swim Wales

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Aquatic Opportunities

Head Coach – Nexus Valleys Swimming Club

Position: Head Coach

Hours: Part-time

Location: Aberdare & Glynneath

Nexus Valleys Swimming Club is seeking an enthusiastic Head Coach to lead a dedicated team of coaches with the aim of guiding swimmers to reach their full potential. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is Swimming Coach Level 2 qualified or currently undertaking/willing to achieve this qualification within 12 months of appointment.

We are a friendly, ambitious development Club dedicated to the development of all swimmers. Our swimmers compete in a variety of competitions, from first time open meets and galas to Regional and National level meets. We are looking for someone with the drive and enthusiasm to continue the Club’s progress and growth generally. The person appointed will have the full support of an enthusiastic Committee and Chair who will support you in this role.

This is a part-time role, remuneration by expenses which can be discussed in detail via the contact information below.

How to apply:

Please submit a full CV, including references, with a covering statement about your interest in the position and what you could bring to the role and send via email to –

Nexusswimming@yahoo.co.uk

For an informal discussion please contact –

Chris Weller   07883 866004

Allison Green 07983 044314

Swimming Teachers x 5 Newport Live

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 suitably qualified Swimming Teachers to join our Swimming Team based at the Regional Pool and Tennis Centre & Active Living Centre programmes.
You will be a pivotal member of the team in delivering and maintaining effective and high-quality swimming lessons for children, young people, and adults as part of our integrated swimming programme.


You will hold a minimum of an ASA/STA Level 1 Swim Teachers qualification along with the relevant experience within coaching, demonstrating ability to deliver high quality swimming lessons to young people and adults across a wide range of abilities.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Newport Live enquiries on 01633 656757
and ask to speak with Richard Dale, Head of Business Development or email richard.dale@newportlive.co.uk

Application Process
Please visit Newport Live Careers | Home to complete and application form, alternatively, you can request an application form from Human.Resources@newportlive.co.uk.
Newport Live reserve the right to close this application early, should a sufficient number of applications be received.

Cardiff International Pool and Gym – Swimming Instructor Vacancy (15 hours)

Position: Swimming Instructor

Location: Cardiff International Pool and Gym

Salary: Level 1 £10.25 per hour & Level 2 £15.00 per hour

Hours: 15 hour position available

Closing date for Applications: 28/11/2022

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

The role of Swimming Instructor is a rewarding position that gives you the opportunity to educate and progress children through our swimming lesson programme. Our programme starts from parent and baby up to competitive level, incorporating RLSS approved water safety criteria to not just ensure that children can swim, but can also make safe and smart decisions around the water.

The Opportunity

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Build a career in the leisure industry
  • Be part of an experienced team

The Person

  • The successful candidate will be dynamic, show high levels of initiative and have exceptional customer care. They will also be able to ensure the highest levels of safety in the day-to-day running of the facility. Energy and enthusiasm is a must for this role as you will be promoting our philosophy of Quality, Care and Excellence in the service you provide.
  • A Swim England Level 2 qualification is preferred, but applications would be considered from Level 1.
  • The position is subject to a DBS check.

 What can Legacy Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal – discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Legacy Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas and enthusiasm to the role we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to Ben Hayward, Aquatics Manager at: benjamin.hayward@legacyleisure.org.uk

About Legacy Leisure

Established to support a national legacy following the Olympics, Legacy Leisure seeks to educate, inspire and support physical activity, to enhance the lives of our patrons and enable long term positive lifestyle changes. Legacy Leisure is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our patrons, and aims to offer a diverse range of physical and cultural activities that will engage and invigorate communities, be it through sport, the arts or other activities.

For more information visit www.legacyleisure.org.uk

Cardiff International Pool and Gym – Swimming Instructor Vacancy (5 hours)

Position: Swimming Instructor

Location: Cardiff International Pool and Gym

Salary: Level 1 £10.25 per hour & Level 2 £15.00 per hour

Hours: 5 hour position available

Closing date for Applications: 28/11/2022

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

The role of Swimming Instructor is a rewarding position that gives you the opportunity to educate and progress children through our swimming lesson programme. Our programme starts from parent and baby up to competitive level, incorporating RLSS approved water safety criteria to not just ensure that children can swim, but can also make safe and smart decisions around the water.

The Opportunity

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Build a career in the leisure industry
  • Be part of an experienced team

The Person

  • The successful candidate will be dynamic, show high levels of initiative and have exceptional customer care. They will also be able to ensure the highest levels of safety in the day-to-day running of the facility. Energy and enthusiasm is a must for this role as you will be promoting our philosophy of Quality, Care and Excellence in the service you provide.
  • A Swim England Level 2 qualification is preferred, but applications would be considered from Level 1.
  • The position is subject to a DBS check.

 What can Legacy Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal – discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Legacy Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas and enthusiasm to the role we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to Ben Hayward, Aquatics Manager at: benjamin.hayward@legacyleisure.org.uk

About Legacy Leisure

Established to support a national legacy following the Olympics, Legacy Leisure seeks to educate, inspire and support physical activity, to enhance the lives of our patrons and enable long term positive lifestyle changes. Legacy Leisure is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our patrons, and aims to offer a diverse range of physical and cultural activities that will engage and invigorate communities, be it through sport, the arts or other activities.

For more information visit www.legacyleisure.org.uk

British Swimming Chief Executive Officer Vacancy

British Swimming is the National Governing Body (NGB) for Swimming, Para-Swimming, Diving, Artistic Swimming, Water Polo, High Diving and Open Water (Distance Swimming) in Great Britain. We are responsible internationally for the high-performance representation of the sport and as such, our mission is to nurture and to support all swimmers, divers, and para-swimmers responsible for those medal-winning moments.

Our focus is on elite performance, international influence, and staging events. We also have a wider responsibility to work with the home nations and aquatics across Britain to ensure a healthy and growing sport. Our athletes’ history of achievement, and in turn ours as a NGB, provides us with an enviable platform for our next phase of development.

British Swimming are looking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer, one who is not only capable of continuing our recent levels of success but has the vision and ambition to look beyond this to help shape and then deliver our next strategic plan taking us from 2024 onwards. This exciting opportunity will require determination to deliver against challenging objectives operating in a high-profile role as the executive leader of one Britain’s leading NGBs.

We are looking to identify an individual capable of providing high quality, visible organisational leadership with the gravitas to exert influence across a range of national and international stakeholders. The successful candidate will lead a team of c. 65 colleagues covering the full range of corporate functions and will ideally have experience of driving income streams through the development of exciting commercial relationships.

Measured in style and courageous in outlook, you will be comfortable operating in an often-challenging leadership role and will be excited by the prospect of enabling our already world-class performance capability in the pursuit of inspiring our aquatic athletes to go even further.
McBride Sport has been retained on behalf of British Swimming to conduct this search process. Click to here to view the candidate pack and for an initial confidential discussion please contact Neil Edwards on +44 (0) 7858 518415 or email nedwards@mcbride-sport.com

Closing date: Friday 18th November 2022

Click here to download applicant information pack