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Vacancy Details

Fitness Instructor

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade D SCP 5 - 6 £19,650 to £20,043 per annum
Netherton Activity Centre
Working Pattern:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/05/2022 at 13:31
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

We are looking to recruit a Fitness Instructors at Netherton Activity Centre.

We are looking for experienced and passionate fitness instructor to cover a varying shift pattern including evenings.  We are looking for individual who can work as part of a team. supporting, motivating and ensuring the safety of customers and visitors who use the fitness suite.  You will support our members on their fitness journey; building rapport quickly to engage and educate them on the latest fitness trends, encouraging them take part in gym floor classes & supporting them through their training. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential allowing you to deal with customers in a caring, friendly and professional manner.  Ideally you will have an enthusiasm for fitness, a passion for results and the drive to help people change their lives.

The role is to conduct health checks, inductions, run synrgy classes and prescribe safe and effective programmes for member and users.  To provide a presence on the gym floor and be available at all times to assist customers with their exercise programmes and ensure that they are using the equipment correctly. The positions will also involve membership sales and retention, actively promoting and encouraging customers and visitors to join as full paying members.  Member interaction and retention initiatives are key indicators within our business, and you will need to demonstrate skills in these areas.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach small group classes.


This position requires a Level 2 Gym Instructor Certificate, with the desire to work toward Level 3 and a current first aid at work certificate would be desirable. 

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate should ideally be able to demonstrate a level of experience and knowledge commensurate with the position.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate good coaching skills and have the knowledge to educate members on the latest fitness trends and health strategies
  • Small group exercise classes
  • Caring friendly manner, with the ability to support and engage with members
  • Health & Safety awareness

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.




Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed