St Albans AL4 0DB

Hours: Casual

(Shifts include early mornings & late evenings)

Pay Rate: £9.97 per hour

Benefits: Defined contribution pension scheme, Health Cash Plan, discounted nursery costs at YMCA nurseries, free gym membership at our health clubs

One YMCA is recruiting for reliable, passionate, qualified Fitness Trainers to support our Health Club Managers and teams on a casual basis; providing cover and support when needed (peak periods, holiday cover, sickness/absence cover, bank holidays, etc.)

Perfect for someone who is just starting out in their fitness career and would like to gain some additional experience working in a gym setting with knowledgeable staff; this role is part of a creative, cohesive and skilled team, ensuring that member’s health & fitness needs are met.  Whereas the overall purpose of Health Club is to provide fitness services, the focus may vary according to the customer .

The key elements of this post are to:

  • To work with colleagues to ensure that the gym floor is staffed at possible at all times
  • To liaise with members to identify their needs and feed these back to the health and fitness team, and to work with members to develop and complete programs, offering advice and evaluation according to the individual’s
  • To ensure that membership rules and procedures are adhered to
  • Care of all member’s facilities, this includes gymnasium, changing rooms, sports hall, dance studio and any ancillary areas

*This list is not exhaustive of some of the duties the casual fitness trainer could be expected to carry out. Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • A universally recognised fitness qualification approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (level 3 or experienced level 2)
  • Knowledge of the health and fitness industry
  • First Aid certificate
  • Understanding of health and safety issues relevant to a fitness gym, the users and equipment
  • Experience of working in a team environment

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