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Fitness Instructor

Lex Leisure

Sidcup Leisure Centre

South East



Fitness Instructor - Sidcup Leisure Centre

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

Located in the heart of Sidcup we are a modern facility offering a 25m Swimming Pool, 100 station Gym, Functional Zone, Indoor Cycling Studio, Dance Studio and Sports hall. We are currently looking for a Fitness Instructor who will report directly to the Sales & Fitness Manager.

The Opportunity

  • We are looking for a Fitness Instructor who can undertake Inductions, Fitness Assessments and develop Personal Programmes for our customers
  • To ensure the safety and enjoyment of everybody using the health and fitness facilities.
  • To promote excellence of customer service and motivate people to enjoy exercise through good communications and selling skills.
  • To take responsibility for all aspects of the daily operation of the health and fitness facilities.
  • To drive the Health & Fitness brand and specifically to adhere to all operational and sales procedures.

The Person

  • You should be enthusiastic about health and fitness and able to provide Quality, Care and Excellence throughout the service you provide. Driving our brand you must be able to work to targets, and adhere to our company and sales procedures.
  • The role promotes the safety and enjoyment of everybody who uses our facilities and motivates our customers to benefit from exercise.
  • As the successful candidate you must be flexible, reliable, and enjoy working as part of a team. You will ideally possess the REPS level 2 or equivalent qualification
  • You will be required to work on a rotating shift pattern which includes early mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • To be aware of all Health and Safety issues within the Centre, and specifically the fitness and health facility, and to constantly implement and assess procedures, drawing attention to unsafe practices
  • To guide, care for and assist all fitness users especially in areas of motivation, well-being, nutrition, and fitness testing
  • To work as part of a team to achieve income and sales targets for the fitness and health facility.
  • To take responsibility for ensuring the health and fitness facilities are clean, tidy and well presented at all times
  • To undertake maintenance work as required
  • To make sure all equipment and facilities are safe and secure when not in use
  • To undertake any reasonable request to assist with the daily operations of the Centre.

What can Lex Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Lex Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applications by: 30/11/2022