Start your career on the beach as an RNLI lifeguard! As we daydream of warmer weather and sunny days, the RNLI are already on the look-out for this season’s lifeguard team. The RNLI is in search of new recruits to spend the summer working on some of the UK’s most popular beaches, with applications now open for 2019’s beach lifeguards. Lifeguards on our beaches are essential in supporting the RNLI to reduce the number of people who drown at the coast, and to help keep people safe by providing essential local safety advice to the thousands of holidaymakers who visit every summer. RNLI lifeguards patrol over 240 beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. At the forefront of the RNLI’s lifesaving work, they responded to over 15,500 incidents and helped over 24,000 people in 2017. Through RLSS UK’s National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ), successful applicants will receive world-class training in search and rescue, lifesaving and casualty care techniques. RNLI lifeguards also receive good rates of pay and the chance to develop valuable skills for a future career. Find out more about how you can make a difference and apply to be part of this amazing lifesaving team click here.