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Fitness Manager - Hengrove Park Leisure Centre

Job description

Fitness Manager | Hengrove Park  Leisure Centre

Full time | 40 hours per week

The Person

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, multi skilled Fitness Manager to join our team at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre. This is an excellent opportunity to join a high profile, professional organisation with excellent career prospects.

Primary objectives for the Fitness Manager will be:

  • To ensure all Health & Safety procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times.

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

  • To take responsibility for all aspects of the daily operation of the gym and leisure facilities, including supporting the Duty Management team with operational support as required.

  • To ensure the development and growth of the expression's membership base.

  • To ensure the successful implementation and operation of the G.P. exercise referral programme.

  • To manage the group exercise programme including employed and self employed coaching staff.

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

  • To be aware of all Health and Safety issues within the Leisure Centre, and especially the gym.

  • To ensure that the financial objectives of the gym are achieved and the appropriate financial systems and procedures are implemented.

  • To achieve maximum levels of participation in all courses and activities.  Monitoring cost effectiveness and highlighting and rectifying areas of low performance.

  • To produce monthly performance records, statistics, targets and reports.

  • To identify and assess the feasibility of new activities which the Centre could provide.

  • To ensure all staff are kept informed of the Centre’s activities and special events.

  • To assist in the marketing and publicity of all activities and events and develop distribution networks for promotional materials and merchandising of products.

  • To ensure sufficient staff are available for the safe, high quality functioning of the fitness suite.

  • To identify, develop and deliver appropriate staff training and development.

  • To guide, care for and assist all gym users.

  • To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort.

  • To undertake maintenance work as required and to coordinate and facilitate maintenance works.

  • To make sure all equipment and facilities are safe and secure at all times.

  • To undertake induction’s and workouts.

  • To act as relief Duty Manager for the Leisure Centre Management Team on a shift rota system, during opening hours of the Centre. Support with ensuring the leisure centre is fully staffed at all times and that a safe and efficient service is provided for the public.

  • To assist in the management of the Leisure Centre’s quality assurance systems and procedures.

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required by the Centre Manager to ensure that the business objectives of the Centre are achieved.

Essential Skills


The post holder will preferably hold a qualification within a Leisure related subject. As the successful candidate you must be flexible, reliable, and enjoy working as part of a team. You will possess a minimum of REPS level 2 fitness instructor or equivalent qualification and be willing to work variable hours, including some evenings and weekends. A national pool lifeguard qualification is essential and must be maintained. An exercise referral qualification is also desirable.


What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person / Employee discount portal / Company sick pay / Career Progression and More!

We are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity. If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.