The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre
Lifeguard next to pool

Career Opportunities

To view details of career opportunities available at the The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre or other Shropshire Community Leisure Trust affiliated facilities please contact us.

Please see below the types of roles we recruit for here at the leisure centre and the skills and qualifications required.  


Would you like to work with children and young people?  Can you spare a few hours a week to help make a difference? Would you like to gain new qualifications and experience?  Why not become a volunteer?   We are currently looking for volunteers from all backgrounds with all types of experience.

Duty Manager

The duty manager is responsible for the day to day management of the leisure centre, the supervision of staff and health and safety.  We are looking for a real people person with excellent customer care skills, problem solving and time management skills.  The applicant must be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.


The lifeguard is responsible for supervising the swimming pools, cleaning and the setting up and dismantling of equipment.  Applicants must hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and possess good communication skills.

Swimming Instructor

Swimming instructors are responsible for teaching the H2O Swim Life swimming lesson scheme to children and adults of all ages and abilities.  Applicants must hold a Level 2 Full Teachers qualification and current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.


Receptionists are responsible for taking payments and bookings and providing information to customers both in the centre and over the telephone.  Applicants must have excellent customer care skills, a good telephone manner and pleasant personality

RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

National pool lifeguard course

The Quarry Swimming and fitness centre will be running a lifeguard course during Summer Holidays (28th July – 2nd August 18)

The Course will start: Saturday 28th July 9:00am

Course will Cost: £200 for Under 18’s, £280 for 18+

Candidates must be 16yrs old on assessment day and be able to complete some prerequisites.

Please contact the reception for more information. 03450007003

Course dates and times

  • Saturday 28th 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday 29th 9am - 5pm
  • Monday 30th 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 31st 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 1st 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday 2nd 9am – 5pm Assessments .

Please bring swimming clothes every day and we do have a café on site for lunch

Tel: 0345 0007 003