Job Title: Fitness Instructor
Location: YMCA Wimbledon
Contract: Permanent
Hours of Work: Permanent, 16 hours per week (Shift rota) – 2 positions available
Salary: £8.37 per hour (Level 2 qualified) / £9.48 per hour (Level 3 qualified)
Closing Date: 12:00 midday Monday 29th October 2018

YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) is a charity and registered housing provider whose mission is to be an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive. As a member of the wider YMCA Federation, our vision is of places where young people thrive and communities flourish

The Association is the largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for around 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, care homes, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its Health and Wellbeing Centres, children, youth and family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres.

The Role

This role is based at our YMCA in Wimbledon, reporting to the Area Health and Wellbeing Manager. The post holder will be expected to work as part of a team providing a creative and motivating environment within our Health and Wellbeing Department, contribute to the day-to-day running of YMCA LSW gyms, induct and supervise gym users, provide for individual and collective health and wellbeing goals, conduct personal training and provide a safe and effective environment. If the post holder is suitably qualified, they will also be expected to deliver and assist with the exercise referral programme.

Ideally, we are looking for a person with previous experience in a similar role and who will bring energy, passion and commitment to this position. An understanding of the social housing/charity sector is essential.

Some duties include:

  • Assisting in or conduct tours as required by Membership or Reception staff. Be fully informed of sales and membership procedures, prices and terms
  • Promoting provisions detailed in the Association’s ‘Get Started’ Programme and provide feedback and improvements to it’s future delivery
  • Demonstrating a sound base knowledge in the delivery of exercise instruction, supervision and assessment to meet each member’s needs
  • Providing advice and attention to members both during and outside of consultations
  • Actively supporting and communicating social and educational programmes to members
  • If appropriately qualified (level 3 or equivalent), to recruit and advise personal training clients outside normal working hours

Applicants should have knowledge of the Exercise Referral System; hold a Level 2 or higher qualification approved by REPS; have knowledge of the health and wellbeing industry; have experience working in a health and wellbeing facility and have experience of working in a team environment.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

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Closing Date: 12:00 midday Monday 29th October 2018

Charity No: 104192