Up & Active Instructor (Casual)

  • Service Unit: Up and Active
  • Grade: B to C - £12.61 - £19.51 per hour
  • Responsible to: Up and Active Development Officer 
  • Closing Date: 25th June 2019

Job Purpose

To deliver a range of exercise classes in both mainstream and community venues; motivate and encourage clients to become more physically active to benefit their health.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Ensure that all new clients complete a health questionnaire and attend an induction course before using the fitness equipment.
  2. To deliver exercise sessions/gym inductions as and when required, and provide follow-up advice on sound medical and physiological principles.
  3. To deliver a series of continuing activity for GP Referrals to provide on-going support and opportunities for social interaction.
  4. Promote and maintain good public relations, dealing with client comments and complaints in a responsible manner.
  5. Ensure that equipment in the facilities is fit for purpose and carry out Health and Safety inspections to ensure the equipment is safe to use at all times
  6. When delivering classes in community venues to be responsible for the appropriate monitoring of income, including collection of monies, fees and charges, sponsorship and fundraising etc.
  7. To foster and maintain good working relationships and project a positive and professional image of the organisation at all times.
  8. To ensure that all accidents and incidents are recorded and reported appropriately.
  9. To be responsible for setting up and dismantling all equipment required for each session to ensure that it is safe for use at all times.
  10. To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as are commensurate with the salary grading of the post.
Disclosure & Barring Service

Appointment to this post is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Health and Safety

Employees are required to work with their employer to ensure a working environment that is safe and without risks to the health, safety and welfare of employees and others who may be affected. This is in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, associated regulations and the Corporate Health and Safety Policy.

Equality Act 2010

If you are a disabled applicant or an employee who has become disabled and this will affect your ability to do any of the above duties the Council will consider making some changes it thinks are reasonable.

Examples of changes may include providing equipment, making alterations to the workplace or changing some parts of the Job Description.

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