Richmond Wood Norton Evesham Road,Wood Norton,Evesham,Worcestershire, WR11 4TY
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Fitness Instructor to provide a first-class professional exercise therapy service to our residents and the local community.
The Fitness Instructor will be based within our luxury gymnasium and swimming pool facilities and ensure our dedicated fitness activities are promoted and run effectively. You’ll be assisting our members in group and one to one work in setting their fitness goals, teaching a variety of classes and offering expert advice and encouragement to each member during their visit.
For 20 years Richmond Villages have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. Having won numerous awards, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A uniquely fresh concept in retirement living, we ensure our residents retain as much independence and choice as possible whilst helping retain their ‘zest for life’. We’re proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they remain with us.
Working hours and salary
40 hrs per week
Full time (5 days out of 7, some evenings and alternate weekends required)
Who we are looking for
Essential qualifications Level 3 Personal Training Qualification or equivalent, a current Lifeguard Qualification and 1st Aid Qualification. Ideally we are looking for someone who is aqua classed trained (pool maintenance would also be undertaken).
You’ll be skilled in the safe use of machine weights, free weights, cardiovascular and flexibility equipment.
- Exercise To Music Instructor.
- GP Referral.
- Adapting Exercise for the elderly.
- Falls Prevention/Postural Stability.
- Cardiac Rehab.
- Tai Chi Instructor.
- Aqua Instructor.
You will be responsible for the general safety and behaviour of all users, promoting a pleasant, fun filled atmosphere while ensuring safe exercise and having the ability to treat basic injuries and respond to any emergencies.
You will ensure all queries and bookings are handled quickly and effectively, whether by phone or in person, and make a positive impact on membership and revenue through encouraging participation and organising events such as fitness challenges and group activities.
What’s in it for you?
- Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
- Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
- Access to Wagestream – an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
- NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
- 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
- Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
- Refer a friend bonus scheme
- Uniform provided
- Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
- Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
- Cash plan (after 2 years’ service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions.
- Free flu vaccine
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
About Richmond Wood Norton
Set in the heart of the Worcestershire Countryside, close to the market town of Evesham is Wood Norton. Situated on the River Avon, the old riverside market town of Evesham is the centre of the famous horticultural Vale of Evesham – known as the fruit and vegetable basket of England.
From the tranquil banks of the river to the undulating hills and peaceful wooded slopes of the Cotswolds, the Vale offers some of the prettiest countryside in the United Kingdom. The quaint town of Pershore is 10 minutes away and the historic city of Worcester is just 25 minutes away. Also close by is the Georgian Town of Cheltenham and William Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon.
Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.