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As one of the largest and busiest residential Outdoor Activity Centres in the UK we pride ourselves on the dedication of our team of instructors and shore-based staff, who support and deliver a fantastic experience to everybody coming through the doors.

If you are enthusiastic about the outdoors and want to join our team, please check back here regularly for any job vacancies. Job opportunities will also be posted on our social media pages.


Instructional Development Programme

Plas Menai offers paid work placements of between 6 and 11 months providing you with valuable experience and additional outdoor instructor qualifications. 

The programme is open to anyone who holds at least one water-based instructor qualification. It includes a PAID monthly living allowance and full board and accommodation. 

We are currently recruiting for next season. Application form 

Freelance Instructors

During busy periods we do use freelance instructors. If you would like to be considered as part of our freelance instructor pool, please contact the Centre on 0300 300 3112 and ask for the Operations Manager or Chief Instructor.

Currently we have no shore based job opportunities

Currently we have no Instructional job opportunities

R123 - Casual Pool Lifeguard and Swimming Instructors

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Posted: 26/09/2019 09:36
Salary: £10.00 ph & £11.48 ph
Location: Plas Menai
Level: All Vacancies
Deadline: 18/10/2019 12:00
Hours: 0
Benefits: Standard
Job Type: Part Time

Casual Pool Lifeguard & Swimming Instructor 

Location: Plas Menai National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon, North Wales.

Plas Menai is the Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre for Wales, offering outdoor activities, sailing courses, powerboating, windsurfing, kayaking and much more. We also have a busy swimming pool with a varied programme of aquatic activity

We are looking for suitably qualified Pool Lifeguards and Swimming Instructors to join our swimming pool team on a casual/on call basis to cover staff holiday and sickness.

In this role, you will supervise the swimming pool and provide swimming instruction to children and adults in accordance with the centre’s Normal Operating Procedures. You will ensure the Swimming Pool area is maintained to the highest standards and provide a safe and fun environment for our customers.

You must be over 18 years of age and as a Lifeguard it is essential that you hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and have up to date IQL refresher training logged. 

As a swimming instructor you must also be over 18 years of age, hold a UKCC L2 Certificate in Coaching or Teaching Aquatics andhave a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and have up to date IQL refresher training logged

Due to the nature of this post the ability to be able to speak in Welsh is considered desirable.

If you have the presence and personality to work in a high performing team as well as the passion and drive to succeed, then we would love to hear from you. Applications are welcomed in Welsh and will not be treated any less favourably than those received in English.

For further information please visit or call Ali Yates for an informal chat on 01248 670964. Application will be via a CV through the sport Wales recruitment portal.

Closing Date: midday 3rd June 2019

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.