Leisure Assistant

Brent Council
Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
£20,835- £21,591 p.a. inc. ( Pro-Rata)
23 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

Do you want to start a career in leisure?

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

We are currently looking for 2 part-time Leisure Assistants. The role is crucial to the centre success and you will be the first point of contact to answer queries and help members.

The main responsibilities will include gym instruction, writing exercise programmes and conducting various one-to-one appointments, coaching group classes and face to face customer interaction duties will apply.

The Person

You will need to be flexible, reliable and passionate about member needs as well as help, advise and train them to achieve individual goals. You will need to be pro-active and outgoing to communicate with members and develop a professional relationship.

Minimum Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction and previous experience is preferable. A proactive attitude and excellent communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to work as part of a committed team.

Closing Date: 15 September 2019 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: tbc

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced and barred from working with adults and children’ DBS Disclosure.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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