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Casual Health and Fitness Instructor

Permanent  for Serco in Vauxhall Barracks, Didcot

Serco Leisure is committed to providing a safe, warm, clean, friendly, fun environment for the local community at an affordable cost. Honesty, integrity and a positive, can do attitude are key to helping us deliver this mission and are values we expect from each individual.

Serco Leisure is looking to recruit a Casual Health and Fitness Instructor based at Oak Tree Leisure Centre. The Health and Fitness Instructors role is to provide inspiring fitness coaching to customers, providing advice, guidance and programming to customers on all aspects of exercise and related subjects in accordance with the Serco's customer Intimacy Health and Fitness programme.

Oak Tree Leisure Centre is a modern leisure facility that opened in 2006. It's a community based centre offering a wide range of facilities and activities.

Principal Duties

Provide clean, safe, warm, friendly and fun facilities.Provide safe, appropriate, fun and results focused fitness coaching to customers.Conduct customer inductions and fitness assessments.Support and guide customers to set SMART exercise goals.Maintain full product knowledge of the services available at the centre and advise customers accordingly.Adopt a pro-active approach to continuous service improvement.Contribute to planning and marketing strategies.Supervise all customers to ensure the correct use of fitness training equipment.Commitment to maintain REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals) registration and attend regular CPD (Continued Professional Development) training.Consistently and actively apply good housekeeping principles, such as turning off lights and equipment when not in use, in order to contribute to our strategy to reduce utility consumption and carbon footprint.Maintain a high standard presentation and cleanliness.Maintain equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines.The Health and Fitness Instructor will require the ability to empathies and work with customers of all age groups and levels of ability.

Key Skills and Qualifications

The Health and Fitness instructor should have significant experience of working within a similar environment.The Instructor needs to show excellent product knowledge and experience with high quality customer service skillsHealth and Fitness Instructors will possess a recognised qualification that allows entry at REPS Level 2 or equivalent. This should be maintained on a yearly basis in order to remain accredited.The Health and Fitness Instructor needs to be fully aware of Health and Safety and any training associated with this.

In line with Serco Leisure's policy, all employees will have to undertake disclosure barring service at an appropriate level.

If you meet the skills, demands and qualification requirements of this role please apply through the Serco website by uploading a copy of your most recent CV.

Serco is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Job added on 16-09-2014