Health & Fitness Team Leader

Location
Exeter
Salary
£16242 - £17244 per annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Ref
00070965
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location: Sidmouth

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £16,242 - £17,244 + benefits inc. 6% Pension Contribution

This Social Enterprise provides a range of diverse cultural, sporting and physical activities throughout East Devon and South Somerset.

They are now seeking a motivated and committed individual to join their health and fitness team. You will support the Area and Leisure Manager in all aspects of the Health and Fitness operation, providing a leadership role for all Health & Fitness Team members, ensuring that all safety, customer and quality standards are met. You should have previous health & fitness experience in a related environment.

Your hours of work will be 37 per week, including weekends, evenings and public holidays on a shift basis.

Benefits include an Unlimited Membership, pension contribution, CPD opportunities to enable career progression within their expanding company and Employee Benefit Schemes including Cycle Scheme, Childcare Vouchers and a Health Cash Plan.

They provide CPD monthly training with Future Fit, with up to 80 REPs points per year and other training opportunities to enable career progression within their expanding Company, making the enterprise a great place to work.

Job purpose:
Support the Health and Fitness Team Leader in all aspects of the safe and efficient management of the Leisure Centre including assisting in promoting use of the centre and developing skills of customers with particular relevance to the Health and Fitness Studio.

Essential attributes:
- REPs recognised Level 2 gym instructors/fitness diploma or equivalent
- Minimum 2 years experience in the fitness industry
- Leadership and motivational qualities
- Interest in sport, health and exercise activity development
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work to targets and deadlines
- Friendly and outgoing personality
- Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation
- Able to work as part of a team
- IT skills

Desirable attributes:
- CIMSPA Membership
- Coaching qualifications
- Level 3 personal trainer qualification
- Experience with GP referral sessions
- Current First Aid Certificate

This enterprise actively encourages job applications from all members of the community. They are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery. They are only interested in your ability to do the job.