Fitness Instructor, Full-Time (Richmond)
- Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service?
- Do you want to improve the health and fitness adults you meet?
- Then we need you to join our team!
Where you’ll be working:
Pools on the Park, Twickenham Road, Richmond TW9 2SF.
Facilities here include indoor main and teaching pools, heated outdoor pool and grounds, fitness suite, health suite, café and two studio spaces.
The Centre is open 7 days a week from 6.30am to 10pm.
What you’ll be doing:
You’ll join our fitness team, providing professional and friendly tuition, carrying out inductions and designing personalised fitness programmes.
Making sure that all fitness suite users are kept in a safe and secure environment, delivering great customer service and ensuring the facilities are clean and safe so that every customer has a great experience.
You will also be responsible for maintenance / cleanliness procedures within the gym.
Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing.
What we’ll need from you:
We ask that you have a Level 2 fitness qualification for this role, a first aid qualification and some experience.
You’ll also have knowledge and experience of fitness testing, inductions and designing personalised exercise programmes. Good customer care, financial, administrative, marketing and programming skills are essential.
A key element of your job will be to develop the business as well as retaining existing customers.
You’ll also need a good knowledge of Health & Safety issues and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of service.
What we can offer you:
£19,804 - £21,210 p.a., including LLW top up plus annual performance related pay
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a 36 hour working week (Full Time on Shift Rota) and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days per year, plus bank holidays on top of this.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.
Register online and upload your current CV and a supporting statement. Tell us what makes you the best person for the job!
Closing Date: Monday 22 April 2019 at Midnight. We will contact you by email to let you know if you have been shortlisted or not.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).
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