Exercise Referral Instructor

Job Description

Salary and Hours: Circa £19,177 pro rata per annum, 10 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Wymondham Leisure Centre

Other key information: Interviews to be held on Skype, role includes an element of working in the community, additional casual hours available


Be part of a team that has a wholistic approach to improving the wellbeing of residents


Role Snapshot… Are you looking for a career in fitness that focusses on rehabilitation and working with clients that have a health need to exercise? Do you want to take it one step further and provide support for clients in all aspects of wellbeing during your intervention? Find out more below…


What you could be part of…

Our Broadly Active exercise referral scheme forms part of the Early Help Hub and covers South Norfolk and Broadland districts. The Early Help Hub is a multi-agency team of over 37 partners with the joint focus of improving the health and wellbeing of residents. You will be given the tools you need to implement early interventions that prevent resident’s issues escalating and reduce the demand on other public services.


Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.


What you’ll be doing…

  • Deliver a 12 week gym-based referral scheme

  • Conduct regular health screening and report on the progress of clients

  • Work closely with hub partners to implement “no wrong door” approach

  • Build rapport with local surgeries to maintain regular flow of referrals

  • Work with clients to ensure their exercise routine continues post-intervention

  • Work to KPIs set to ensure scheme viability


You must have…

You must have a level three exercise referral qualification and experience of working in a leisure/fitness environment. A proven track record of maintaining a client base in a group training environment would also be preferable.


What’s in it for you…

Our package includes:

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years service plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees)

  • Opportunity to work your hours flexibly to improve your work life balance (where operationally possible)

  • Employer pension contributions of 15% with the option to make additional voluntary contributions

  • Access to our One Team Rewards scheme including discounts in high street shops and restaurants, employee assistance programme and car lease scheme – with more to come!

  • Payroll giving scheme

  • Regular reviews with your line manager, develop a personal development plan, as well as opportunities to undertake training

  • On site café

  • Compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need 

  • Support towards volunteering days in the community and encouragement to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.


You may still have questions about the role and can contact Dan Goodwin on 01603 430563 to answer these for you.


Please apply online for this role via our website.


Closing date: 13 September 2020

Interview date: 21 September 2020


Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.