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Lifeguard or Pool Attendant

A swimming pool with people in and lifeguard sitting on a chair

Lifeguards or pool attendants look after the safety of people using a swimming pool, or are in open water, and rescue anyone who gets into difficulty.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

As a pool attendant your wages in Scotland would be in the range of £8.50 to £13.00 an hour.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobs are in local authority swimming pools, health and fitness centres, hotels, activity holiday centres, leisure centres and with the RNLI.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
6027
0.2 %
RISE
2028
6039
  United Kingdom
2023
65733
1.2 %
RISE
2028
66542

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

More Information

For more information please see organisations listed below:

Video

Courtesy of RNLI

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