Now Hiring Summer Lifeguards

Whether you’re joining us to help pay your way through uni or simply want to stay active and earn a salary, you can be sure that by being a Lifeguard with GLL, you’ll gain invaluable life skills and work experience that could be the start to a great career in leisure.

If you’re a strong swimmer, have great attention to detail and aren’t fazed by the responsibility of keeping thousands of adults and children safe over the summer, apply now or come to either of our Recruitment Open Days where you’ll get the chance to be interviewed and swim-tested on the day. Don’t forget your swimming kit and towel!

Saturday 22nd June, 11am – 5pm

Brixton Recreation Centre, 27 Brixton Station Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8QQ

Saturday 29th June, 11am – 5pm

London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 2ZQ


You’ll also get to speak to some of our people about what it’s like to be a Lifeguard / Recreation Assistant with GLL.

If you can’t make it on the day, visit our website to find out more and apply: and search ‘Recruitment Open Day’.




Are you looking for a better career?

As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer careers for everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Whether your ambitions lie in leisure, sport, libraries, events & catering, culture, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your perfect job at GLL.

We offer unrivalled and award-winning industry training and development. What's more, at GLL we have a range of benefits including pension schemes, discounted leisure centre and gym memberships, childcare vouchers and a ride to work scheme to name a few. We work hard, but we believe in work-life balance and offer a great social scene too. Don't take our word for it though, check out the video below to see what we do and what our people say about working for GLL.

If you’re just starting out, we have a range of apprenticeships available across England. Visit to find an apprenticeship and search for ‘Better’ or ‘GLL’.

The Better brand is operated by GLL who is an equal opportunities employer that welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

So, what's your next move?

Browse our current jobs

If you believe in making community services and facilities better for everyone and are passionate about what you do, search for one of our current jobs using the links below.