Job title: Fitness Instructor
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, ME15 7RN
Working Hours: 20 per week on a rota basis, between Monday to Sunday, will include earlies and lates.
Salary: £6,822.00 to £9,266.00 per annum
Here at Maidstone Leisure centre our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for a Fitness Instructor to join the centre.
Maidstone Leisure Centre has undergone a major refurbishment and is one of the best leisure attractions in Kent, with five swimming pools, brand new family changing rooms, a two storey state-of-the-art gym, sports hall, children's soft play area and a 1,200 seated event hall offering a wide range of leisure activities for the whole family to enjoy, any age and ability.
As the fitness instructor you will provide coaching and guidance to our customers and provide a friendly, welcoming and sociable environment. You will provide advice, guidance and encouragement to customers in accordance with the Customer Intimacy Health and Fitness programme.
The role will involve a high level of customer interaction and there will be times when you will be required to assist other members of staff.
The successful candidate will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff, pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when required.
You will also have a good standard of personal presentation, communication and customer service skills.
It is essential that you have a REPS level 2 for you to be considered for this role and be actively working towards advanced instructor qualification (level 3)
Although not essential, having either a working background or interest in the leisure industry would be beneficial in your application.
Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You will be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer
- Free/heavily discounted use of all the facilities at the Centre
- Excellent Development and Training Opportunities
- A safe and supportive culture
- A chance to make a positive difference to the community
Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.
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