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Byline: New recruits are needed for ‘Britain’s best summer job’ – beach lifeguarding for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
Page Content: Recruitment opened nationally on February 1 for this summer’s crop of beach lifeguards. Candidates will need to prove they are courageous, selfless, trustworthy and dependable to make the grade and win the right to keep the public safe on our beaches this year.

In return they will receive world class training in search and rescue, lifesaving and casualty care techniques, as well as boosting their CV’s with invaluable skills that will wow future employers.

Recruits will also be trained in using the latest lifesaving equipment including rescue boards, rescue tubes and defibrillators.

Brett Shepherd, RNLI Lifeguard Manager, said: ‘I think working as a lifeguard has got to be Britain’s best summer job. Of course it’s incredible to be able to call the beach your office but far more importantly than that, you could save a life this summer. And the skills you’ll learn will benefit you for the rest of your life.

‘But make no mistake. This is a demanding job requiring commitment, skill and a clear head. We want people with the courage, determination and good sense to draw on their training and make the right decision if someone’s life is in danger.’

The RNLI is looking for individuals who possess an internationally recognised beach lifeguard qualification. A series of courses hosted by the RNLI and local lifesaving clubs will be held in the coming weeks and months to enable people to get this qualification. Although this does not guarantee a job as an RNLI lifeguard, individuals must also be fit and healthy and be strong swimmers.

Brett added: ‘Attendance on these courses does not guarantee a job as an RNLI lifeguard during summer 2014, but those who pass and display the qualities we are looking for will be in a strong position.’

RNLI lifeguards patrol over 200 beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. Last year they saved 100 lives, rescued 1,567 people and responded to more than 19,500 incidents.

New and returning lifeguards can find out more about applying for a job this summer on the RNLI’s beach lifeguard web pages. Also visit the RNLI’s lifeguard recruitment pages at www.rnli.org.uk/jobs.

Byline: New recruits are needed for ‘Britain’s best summer job’ – beach lifeguarding for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
Page Content: Recruitment opened nationally on February 1 for this summer’s crop of beach lifeguards. Candidates will need to prove they are courageous, selfless, trustworthy and dependable to make the grade and win the right to keep the public safe on our beaches this year.

In return they will receive world class training in search and rescue, lifesaving and casualty care techniques, as well as boosting their CV’s with invaluable skills that will wow future employers.

Recruits will also be trained in using the latest lifesaving equipment including rescue boards, rescue tubes and defibrillators.

Brett Shepherd, RNLI Lifeguard Manager, said: ‘I think working as a lifeguard has got to be Britain’s best summer job. Of course it’s incredible to be able to call the beach your office but far more importantly than that, you could save a life this summer. And the skills you’ll learn will benefit you for the rest of your life.

‘But make no mistake. This is a demanding job requiring commitment, skill and a clear head. We want people with the courage, determination and good sense to draw on their training and make the right decision if someone’s life is in danger.’

The RNLI is looking for individuals who possess an internationally recognised beach lifeguard qualification. A series of courses hosted by the RNLI and local lifesaving clubs will be held in the coming weeks and months to enable people to get this qualification. Although this does not guarantee a job as an RNLI lifeguard, individuals must also be fit and healthy and be strong swimmers.

Brett added: ‘Attendance on these courses does not guarantee a job as an RNLI lifeguard during summer 2014, but those who pass and display the qualities we are looking for will be in a strong position.’

RNLI lifeguards patrol over 200 beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. Last year they saved 100 lives, rescued 1,567 people and responded to more than 19,500 incidents.

New and returning lifeguards can find out more about applying for a job this summer on the RNLI’s beach lifeguard web pages. Also visit the RNLI’s lifeguard recruitment pages at www.rnli.org.uk/jobs.