Careers & Jobs

Fitness Instructor

Lex Leisure

Breckland Leisure Centre & Waterworld

North & Midlands



Fitness Instructor (Full-Time) | Breckland Leisure Centre, Thetford

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.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Sales & Fitness Manager, this position provides the postholder with a genuinely rewarding experience and provides a springboard to a leisure management career in one of the most attractive and fast growing leisure management companies.

The role of Fitness Instructor is customer facing at all times and provides an exciting working day, every day, in a social environment with the opportunity to gain further skills and qualifications.

Additional earning opportunities may be available through the delivery of group exercise classes either on shift or as overtime.

The Primary Objective is to:-

  • To work on a shift rota system to undertake the daily operations of the facilities.

  • To undertake Inductions, Fitness Assessments and Personal Programmes in accordance with the expressions brand.

  • 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 other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Leisure Centre.

  • Portray a positive image of the Leisure Centre, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty.

The Person

Among the personal characteristics sought the applicant:

  • Must hold a current Level 2 Fitness Instructor or equivalent qualification or higher

  • Will have the flexibility to work a shift pattern of early morning, late evening, and weekend hours

  • Will be able to meet the demands of the role by working additional hours when required. 

  • Will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of how they wish to progress within the Leisure Industry.

  • Will be hard working, enthusiastic, and reliable.

  • Will possess good communication skills.

  • Will be a team player, and enjoy working as part of a team.

  • Will be able to perform Recreation Assistant duties when required

  • Must be able to demonstrate a clear identification with all customer requirements.

The position of Fitness Instructor is classed as a regulated post and therefore requires a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the post holder to be submitted for a DBS check.

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

 Please apply with a letter of application and CV to 

About Lex Leisure

Lex Leisure seeks to operate leisure venues on a commercial basis with a view to generating a surplus that can be used for our principal objective of supporting those who are disabled, physically or mentally or who require support or bespoke care plans to stay physically active. Lex Leisure, working with key partners, wants to empower disabled people to take a more active role in all aspects of sport and physical activity and for our facilities to be more inclusive and to provide a greater range of sporting opportunities for disabled people.

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: 29/01/2023