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Fitness Instructor

Chelmsford City Council
Chelmsford, Essex
Grade 5 - Starting at £22,944 per annum, pro rata rising to £25,284 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
31 Oct 2021

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Job Details

An exciting opportunity for two professional fitness instructors who have flair and imagination is now available at Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre, Chelmsford.

The Centre offers a fitness suite, free weights, two studios and activity room. The centre also has an indoor athletic track and full outdoor floodlit athletic facilities with an external throws area which is home to Chelmsford Athletic Club. Furthermore, the centre also has a 4-court sports hall. The external pitch is the home of Chelmsford City Football Club.

We are looking for an energetic, experienced and motivated individual to work in our fitness facility which is equipped with Technogym equipment. This is an ideal opportunity to work in a dynamic environment whilst developing your career. You will work alongside our team of fitness instructors in delivering the high level of customer service our users expect.

The applicant must have excellent interpersonal and customer care skills and a high level of enthusiasm and be qualified to NVQ/YMCA level 3 minimum.

Duties will include setting gym programmes, fitness assessments, delivering group exercise classes, small group training sessions, use of Microsoft and Gladstone (Leisure Management Software), personal training, assisting in promoting and selling of the service and the day-to-day operations of a gym.

There are two part time positions available for 20 and 17 hours each.

The successful applicant will be required to work on a shift basis as part of a rota covering the opening hours of the centre including early mornings, evenings, weekends and so flexibility is a must.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.


Working at Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford City Council’s core objectives are to provide high quality public spaces and increase the quality of life of the citizens. Chelmsford is also committed to promote a more sustainable and healthier environment.

As employer, Chelmsford has a strong focus on career growth and skills development, offering a variety of training opportunities for staff. 

Why work for Chelmsford?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great railway connections.
  • Interest free loans for bus or train season tickets.
  • Training and development.
  • Employees will have cash plan scheme to cover healthcare costs, such as dental or optical costs.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Work/life balance.
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01245 606606
Civic Centre
Duke Street
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