Sport, Health and Well-being Activator and Fitness Instructor

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Do you love fitness? Do you want to join a team who share your passion for fitness?

At the University of Nottingham, we are proud to be the Times and Sunday Times Sports University of the year 2021, with a history of success and sporting pedigree, including Olympic medallists and international-standard athletes among our students and alumni.

If you want to part of our exciting future, providing health & fitness, wellbeing, and exercise opportunities for our university community, we would love you to join our team.

The University of Nottingham are seeking to appoint a passionate and inspirational person into the new role of Sport, Health and Wellbeing Activator and Fitness Instructor.

The post holder will be responsible for the planning, coordinating, and delivering of a range of inclusive health & fitness-based activities targeting students within the Halls of residences as part of the Sport Health and Well-being Package, aimed at improving the student experience of first year students living in university accommodation.

The post holder will also work as part of a team, to provide a high quality, friendly, and professional service to the department’s customers within the University’s fitness facilities. This fitness instructor role will include new member inductions, writing fitness programmes, delivering fitness classes, giving help and guidance to members, walking the gym floor engaging and interacting with members.

Successful candidates will hold a NVQ level 2 qualification (or equivalent) in gym/fitness instructing and have knowledge and understanding of the important aspects of first year students residential experience in student accommodation.

All candidates will need to be flexible in their approach to their working week, noting that evening and weekend work will be required regularly to deliver successfully in the role.

We will support you to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career.  In addition, our team of experts in our Professional Development Department will work with you to find a course, funding or programme to help you fulfil your potential and take the opportunities you need to succeed.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, a generous holiday allowance and pension scheme and access to leisure facilities across our campuses.

We believe that sport is essential for the wellbeing of our staff and students and should be accessible to all. Our David Ross Sports Village is a sector leading facility of international significance; providing a premier training and competition venue for elite sport, physical activity and social & recreational sport.

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This is a fixed term, part time position of 29 hrs per week. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Tom Sherratt, email [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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