Careers & Jobs

Fitness Instructor

Parkwood Leisure


Brough Park Leisure Centre


North & Midlands


£6.56 - £8.91 Per Hour

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Fitness Instructor
 
This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.
 
We have an exciting opportunity in our Staffordshire Moorlands contract.  Brough Park Leisure Centre is a busy community based leisure centre, comprising a 25 metre swimming pool,  50+ station gym, functional training area, group exercise / activity studio, 4 court sports hall and 3 squash courts. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.
 
The Gym Instructor has a varied and interesting role.  The activities in a Leisure Centre are wide ranging and the involvement with people is continuous.  This allows for an exciting day, using your skills on a diverse range of jobs.
 
Main Duties
  • To ensure the safety and enjoyment of everybody using the health and fitness facilities.
  • To promote excellence of customer service and motivate people to enjoy exercise through good communications and selling skills.
  • To take responsibility for all aspects of the daily operation of the health and fitness facilities.To work on a shift rota system to undertake the daily operations of the facilities.
  • To undertake Inductions, Fitness Assessments and Personal Programmes in accordance with the expressions brand.
  • To be aware of all Health and Safety issues within the Centre, and specifically the fitness and health facility, and to constantly implement and assess procedures, drawing attention to unsafe practices.
  • To guide, care for and assist all fitness users especially in areas of motivation, well-being, nutrition, and fitness testing.
  • To work as part of a team to achieve income and sales targets for the fitness and health facility.
  • To take responsibility for ensuring the health and fitness facilities are clean, tidy and well presented at all times.
  • To undertake maintenance work as required.
  • To make sure all equipment and facilities are safe and secure when not in use.
The Person
  • Will have excellent  interpersonal skills and a friendly disposition.
  • Will be able to operate tills and be competent in a variety of computer programmes.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer facing skills.
  • Will be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Will be able to demonstrate good organisational skills.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with customers, clients and staff.
  • Will be able to demonstrate clear identification with all customer requirements
  • As the successful candidate you must be flexible, reliable, and enjoy working as part of a team. You will ideally possess the REPS level 2 or equivalent qualification and be willing to work variable hours, including some evenings and weekends.
What can Lex Leisure offer you?
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development
Lex Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.
 
How to Apply
If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to andy.alcock@lexleisure.org.uk 
 
Closing Date
  • 18th June 2021
About Lex Leisure
 
Lex Leisure seeks to operate leisure venues on a commercial basis with a view to generating a surplus that can be used for our principal objective of supporting those who are disabled, physically or mentally or who require support or bespoke care plans to stay physically active. Lex Leisure, working with key partners, wants to empower disabled people to take a more active role in all aspects of sport and physical activity and for our facilities to be more inclusive and to provide a greater range of sporting opportunities for disabled people.
 
For more information visit www.lexleisure.org.uk
 

Applications by: 18/06/2021