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Fitness Instructor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Fitness Instructor, Part-Time 17 hours
Shene Sports & Fitness Centre, London SW14 8AT
Actual starting salary £10,346pa

  • Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service?
  • Are you Level 2 Fitness qualified and interested in improving the fitness of adults you meet?
  • Then we need you to join our team!

Where you’ll be working
You’ll join the team at Shene Sports & Fitness Centre, Park Avenue, East Sheen SW14 8AT. Facilities include a fitness suite, cycle studio, class studio, all-weather pitch and multi-purpose sports hall.

The centre is open to the public weekdays from 6.30am to 10pm and weekends from 9am to 7pm. You’ll be working 17 hours per week on the following rota, but some flexibility may be required:

Tuesdays - 6 hours
Wednesdays - 5 hours
Fridays - 6 hours

This job is to start asap after pre-employment checks are completed.

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
You MUST have a Level 2 fitness qualification for this role, a first aid qualification and some experience. (Applicants without a valid fitness qualification with be rejected).

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
Actual starting salary of £10,346pa.

Salary progression scale for this role is £10,346 to £12,537pa.

We can also offer working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include a generous holiday allowance with bank holidays on top of this, plus a wide range of learning and development opportunities. 

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Apply now
If you are Level 2 qualified and experienced, upload your CV and apply for the job.

Please make sure you complete all stages of the application process as incomplete applications will be rejected.

Closing Date:  19 December 2022 at Midnight.
We will contact you after the closing date to let you know if you have been shortlisted for interview.

The closing date is given as a guide and we reserve the right to close this advert early, or once sufficient applications have been received. We strongly advise you complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Equality Statement
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.

Important Information
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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