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Fitness Instructor - Great Dunmow

Job description

20hrs p/w - £10,837.00 p/a

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

Primary objectives for the Fitness Instructor will be:

  • To ensure the safety and enjoyment of everybody using the health and fitness facilities.

  • To promote excellence of customer service and motivate people to enjoy exercise through good communications and selling skills.

  • To take responsibility for all aspects of the daily operation of the health and fitness facilities.

  • To drive the Expressions brand and specifically to adhere to all operational and sales procedures.

The Fitness Instructor will focus day to day on the following tasks:

  • To work on a shift rota system to undertake the daily operations of the facilities.

  • To undertake Inductions, Fitness Assessments and Personal Programmes.

  • To be aware of all Health and Safety issues within the Centre, and specifically the fitness and health facility, and to constantly implement and assess procedures, drawing attention to unsafe practices.

  • To guide, care for and assist all fitness users especially in areas of motivation, well-being, nutrition, and fitness testing.

  • To work as part of a team to achieve income and sales targets for the fitness and health facility.

  • To take responsibility for ensuring the health and fitness facilities are clean, tidy and well presented at all times.

  • To undertake maintenance work as required.

  • To make sure all equipment and facilities are safe and secure when not in use.

  • To undertake any reasonable request to assist with the daily operations of the Centre.



As the successful candidate you must be flexible, reliable, and enjoy working as part of a team. You will ideally possess the REPS level 2 or equivalent qualification and be willing to work variable hours, including some evenings and weekends.


Among the personal characteristics sought the applicant:

  • Must be able to gain acceptance and respect from clients and the teams involved.

  • Must be able to build strong relationships with customers, clients and employees.

  • Must be able to communicate at different levels of the organisation, both listen and direct.

  • Must be able to meet the demands of the role by working additional hours when required.

  • Must be able to demonstrate clear identification with all customer requirements.

  • Must be able to maintain and, be committed to good employee relations and deliver quality training.

  • Must be able to perform recreation assistant duties when required.


The position of Fitness Instructor is classed as a regulated post and therefore requires a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not hold already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the post holder to be submitted for a DBS check.