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Senior Fitness Instructor | Woughton Leisure Centre

Job description

Senior Fitness Instructor | Woughton Leisure Centre

Part Time

30 hours p/w


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Woughton Leisure Centre as a Duty Manager. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will have a hands-on approach to service delivery and a passion for delivering customer excellence.

The Person

Primary objectives for the Senior Fitness Instructor 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 facilities.

  • To ensure the development and growth of the membership base.

  • To ensure the successful operation of the Junior Gym programme.

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

  • To lead and manage a successful team of Fitness Instructors.

  • 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 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 promote customer engagement and improve retention through the implementation of new and innovative ideas.

  • 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 coordinate and facilitate maintenance works within the gym.

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

  • To undertake tours, inductions and workouts.

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

  • The post holder must be Level 3 qualified in Fitness Instructing/Personal Training. A qualification in Children's Fitness is desirable but not essential.

  • 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

What can 1Life offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Incremental annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

1Life is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.


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.

Closing date

  • Friday 13th October 2023