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Fitness Instructor

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

The Role

Fitness Instructor, Full-Time 
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre, TW11 8EZ 
Actual starting salary £20,742pa  (Pay Award Pending)

  • 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 
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre, Vicarage Road, Teddington TW11 8EZ. Facilities at this centre include main and learner pools, hydrotherapy pool, fitness suite, spin studio and exercise studio. The centre is open to the public 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 for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing. 

What we’ll need from you 
You MUST be Level 2 fitness qualified for this role and hold a valid first aid qualification. Some experience would also be desirable. (Applicants without valid fitness and first aid qualifications will be rejected). 

You’ll need 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 service provision. 

You will be required to work a shift rota averaging 36 hours per week, which is likely to include a mixture of weekdays and weekends. (This is a full-time permanent role which will require you to work all year).

What we can offer you 
Actual starting salary of £20,742pa. (Pay Award Pending)
Salary progression scale for this role is £20,742 to £24,123pa. 

We can also offer working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include a generous holiday allowance of 39 days (includes bank holidays), 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, submit your CV application now. 

Please make sure you are suitably qualified before completing all stages of the application process (unqualified and incomplete applications will be rejected). 

Closing Date:  27 November 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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