Fitness Instructor, Part-Time, 10 hrs per weekend
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre
£5,605 to £6,585pa (actual)
Where you’ll be working
You’ll join our fitness team at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre. Facilities here include a main pool, learner pool, fitness suite, spin studio, exercise studio and hydrotherapy pool. 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 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. (Applicants without a valid fitness qualification cannot be considered for this role).
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.
This role has set weekend shifts and you’ll be expected to work 2.30pm to 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays each week (shifts include a 30-minute unpaid break).
Please be aware that following Government COVID-19 guidance, Teddington Pools & Fitness Centres is currently closed. The successful job applicant will be only be offered a start date once their employment checks have been completed and the centre has reopened.
What we can offer you
£5,605 to £6,585pa (actual range for 10 hrs p/w). Starting salary will be £5,605pa, subject to qualifications and experience.
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days leave (pro rata for part-time employees) including bank holidays and 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 pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
If you’re Level 2 fitness qualified, upload your current CV and a supporting statement. Tell us what makes you the best person for the job!
Closing Date: Monday 25 January 2021 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. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.
Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.
We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams.
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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