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Healthy Lifestyles Instructor

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Sharley Park Leisure Centre, Clay Cross, Chesterfield
Salary details
£22,570 to £24,920 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
21 August 2022
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Dependant on the successful recruitment to the posts it may be necessary to appoint an additional candidate to backfill posts at interview

A vacancy for a full-time Healthy Lifestyles Instructor has arisen to join our successful, highly motivated team.

The post will be based at Sharley Park Leisure Centre, but a flexible approach is required as the successful candidate may be required to work at Killamarsh Sports Centre and Eckington Swimming Pool as service needs dictate.

Candidates must be exercise orientated, have a good understanding of a wide range of exercise activities and must hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification as well as Health Referral, Cardiac Rehab Phase 4 & Nutrition & Weight Management qualifications (or take & pass within 12 months).  Some teaching or instructing experience would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure carried out by the DBS at the Enhanced Level.

North East Derbyshire District Council is a dynamic and ambitious organisation that takes pride in delivering excellent services to our community whilst driving economic growth and environmental sustainability for the district.

To be successful you will need:

  • NVQ level 2 Gym Instructor (or equivalent
  • Exercise Referral Instructor qualification, e.g. Wright Foundation within 12 months
  • BACR Cardiac Rehab Phase 4 qualification/ or gain qualification within 12 months of starting post.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of a wide range of health and wellbeing activities
  • Flexible approach to working patterns and hours to meet service needs and customer expectations

Experience working in Health Referral Services & delivering fitness classes is also important.

For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference to people’s lives and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer a competitive salary, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent work/life balance initiatives.  Learn more about the benefits of working for us at: ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Apply today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Applications close Midnight on 21st August 2022.

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council Contact Centre on 01246 231111 or emailing: humanresources.bdc&neddc@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Malcolm Reed, Centre Manager at Sharley Park Leisure Centre on 01246 217278 malcolm.reed@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.