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Lifeguards are needed

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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is looking for people who are interested in becoming lifeguards in East Lindsey.

The charity, in partnership with East Lindsey District Council, will again be providing the lifeguard cover on Skegness, Mablethorpe and Sutton-on-Sea beaches during the summer.

A key part of a lifeguard’s job is to spot dangers before they develop and 95 per cent of the role is preventative.

They offer friendly and helpful advice, ensuring that people have a safe and enjoyable visit to the seaside.

RNLI lifeguards receive comprehensive on-going training, meaning that they are equipped to treat everything from minor cuts and bruises through to performing major first aid and lifesaving rescues.

The minimum age for applicants is 16 and candidates must have a high level of general fitness.

RNLI lifeguards earn a competitive rate of pay and can work up to 48 hours per week.

The charity will be running a lifeguard course for suitable candidates in Skegness from May 26 to 31

Sam Kendrick, RNLI Lifeguard Supervisor, said: “In many ways, it’s a dream summer job, spending your working hours on the beach, with the possibility of being a lifesaver, but there’s a lot more to being an RNLI lifeguard than fun on the
sand.”

For more information on how to apply to become an RNLI lifeguard visit www.rnli.org/lifeguards or for more information about the lifeguard course, contact 
Sam Kendrick, RNLI lifeguard supervisor on 07990 650382 or at sam_kendrick@rnli.
org.uk.

 

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