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Casual Fitness Assistant

Based at Leisure at Cheltenham

Salary: £8.45 per hour

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone passionate about the fitness industry to help others reach their health and fitness goals, as well as developing your own knowledge within this role. You will need to be able to provide excellent customer service and be focused on member retention. Candidates should have a pro-active nature and be able to use their own initiative.

The successful candidate will help to oversee the general operations of the gym. The role will involve carrying out customer inductions, programme reviews, as well as delivering express classes and group fitness activities. Other key expectations of the role will be to contribute to daily and weekly cleaning and maintenance tasks whilst providing a high level of customer service and interaction. The role will also include opening and closing the gym, class set ups and any other reasonable tasks.

A Qualification in Level 2 Fitness Instructing is essential for this role. More advanced qualifications such as Level 3 and GP referral would be advantageous in your application.

Shift patterns include early shifts, evenings, weekends and bank holidays. You will be responsible for opening and closing the gym. We are therefore looking for candidates that are flexible and able to work a range of weekday and weekend hours.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Fitness Coordinator Faiz Bankrole on 01242 387 417.

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To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to jobs@cheltenham.gov.uk and please quote reference CT226 after the post title.

Closing date: Thursday 4th of July 2019

In order to comply with the Government’s Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), applicants will be asked to provide proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references; proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

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