Fitness Instructor

The Role:

  • Meet all Health and Safety regulations, guidelines and policy, ensuring that emergency and contingency procedures are followed and all staff are knowledgeable in these procedures
  • Ensure all staff comply with COSHH regulations, manual handling and any other statutory regulations
  • Assist with the supervision of all gym staff ensuring adequate training and full documentation held
  • Provide supervision and adequate staffing of the fitness facilities, in liaison with the Fitness and Studio Manager, and ensure the gym is never left unattended
  • Strictly enforce all current rules and regulations appertaining to the use of the fitness facilities by both members and guests
  • Ensure the correct use and maintenance of all machinery and equipment, and liaise with management regarding the ordering of additional equipment or repair work
  • Undertake all cleaning duties as required and ensure high standards are maintained by all staff and at all times
  • Ensure uniform and appropriate safety clothing and footwear is worn by all staff members when handling chemicals and other such materials
  • Conduct Induction sessions and fitness assessments when required and give appropriate additional information and guidance about safe use of equipment and fitness related issues
  • Carry out and promote personal training as and when required
  • Assist with the co-ordination of the Exercise Class programme and teach classes when cover issues occur (classes taught must be specific to qualifications)
  • Handle member complaints in order to maintain member satisfaction and retention
  • Assist the Fitness and Studio Manager with the day to day running of the Fitness facilities including risk assessments, SOP’s, Rota’s, Gym Challenges and Wellness Events
  • Keep up to date with current trends and qualifications in the health and fitness industry and ensured this knowledge is passed onto teams
  • In general do everything possible to ensure the optimum service to members and their guests whilst using the Fitness Suite

Candidate Specification:

Essential skills & Experience:

  • Minimum Fitness Instructor Level 2 or equivalent qualification essential.
  • Proven experience in Personal Training and Exercise Classes an advantage.
  • Experience of working in a Health and Fitness Facility
  • Flexible and willing to assist in all areas of the complex, when required.
  • Excellent customer service skills with friendly, approachable personality and the ability to work under pressure.

Desirable skills & Experience:

  • Level 3 Personal Training Qualification or higher
  • Relevant, up to date, Group Exercise Qualifications
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
  • First Aid at Work Qualification
  • Excellent telephone manner, great communication skills, organized, numerate and IT proficient

Terms & Conditions:

  • 20 hours per week on shift basis (Alternate Weekends & Monday)
  • Paid annual leave of 20 days plus Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Free use of The Lensbury’s leisure facilities including gym & swimming pool
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

For further information or to apply please e-mail

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  • Classic British Hotels
  • British Tourist Authority
  • AIM
  • MIA
  • IACC
  • MPI
  • Fitness Industry Association
  • RYA Training Centre
  • British Canoe Union
  • Amateur Swimming Association
  • Dermalogica
  • Investors in People
  • Conference Cloud
  • Vision 2020
  • London & Partners

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