Job Advert: Fitness Instructor

Our Fitness Instructors are essential in creating an enjoyable and accessible service to our customers which exceeds their expectations. You will welcome customers, provide inductions, fitness tests and tailor made fitness programs, ensure the equipment is safe to use and used safely, and maintain a clean and inviting atmosphere. You will work with other members of the team to deliver and develop retention schemes including creating monthly challenges.

The successful applicant must:

  • Hold a minimum of Level 2 qualification in Fitness Instructing
  • Hold a current CYQ Exercise to Music
  • Hold a current Circuit Training Level 2
  • Have previous experience of working in a public or private sector leisure centre.
  • Have a keen interest in sport and leisure and the desire to succeed within the leisure industry
  • Have exceptional standards of personal presentation
  • Possess outstanding customer service attributes
  • Be able to communicate with a wide range of people effectively at all levels
  • Be able to work in a busy environment
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have a pleasant friendly personality
  • Have a flexible approach to work

It would be beneficial, but not essential to:

  • Hold a current Nutrition & Weight Management qualification
  • Hold a current Level 3 Personal Training qualification
  • Hold a current Community Sports Leader Award
  • Hold a Coaching qualification ie: FA Football Coaching 2
  • Hold a current 3 day First Aid at Work qualification
  • Hold a current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard qualification
  • Hold relevant skills, in other leisure disciplines

Appointment is subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and references.

Rate of pay & shift patterns:

Hours: Casual contract basis, up to 37.5 hours p/week
Shift Pattern: 06:30 - 22:30, 5 days over 7 to include Public Holidays and Weekends on a 3 week rolling rota
Salary: £7.06-£7.83 per hour, subject to NLW

This role offers:

Free gym membership at Oulder Hill Leisure Complex.
Flexible working.

Location & facilities:

Location: Oulder Hill Leisure Complex, Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, Lancs OL11 5EF
Facilities Swimming pools, fitness suite, sauna/steam rooms, sports facilities

How to apply:

Applications or CV's via post, dropped into reception in person or via email to

Applications are available via e-mail, CV's may be submitted.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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