Richmond Painswick, Stroud Road, Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6UL
About the role
Our Wellness Spa with gymnasium, swimming pool and beauty treatment facilities now requires an experienced and highly motivated Fitness Instructor to provide a first-class professional exercise therapy service to our residents and the local community, and ensure our dedicated fitness activities are promoted and run effectively.
We are looking for an exceptional, highly motivated, experienced fitness instructor to work with our residents and guests in an exclusive, first class environment. You will ensure that the services are effectively to assist guests and enable them to retain their independence. 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.
Hours and Pay Rate
Part time, 12 hours per week
£9.25 per hour
Who we’re looking for
NVQ Level 2 Gym Instructor
You’ll be skilled in the safe use of machine weights, free weights, cardiovascular and flexibility equipment
You’ll have an outgoing, warm personality with excellent customer service skills who can understand the needs of an older clientele and be able to interact in a confident and empathetic manner
You’ll 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’ll 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 (£40) 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 18 months 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.
Who we are:
Richmond Painswick is a state-of-the-art retirement village set in beautifully landscaped grounds that include luxury independent apartments offering domiciliary care and an onsite care home with 24 en-suite beds offering residential and nursing care. Situated in the beautiful Cotswolds, on the southern slopes of Painswick in Gloucestershire. The village is just off Stroud Road near Stamages Lane Car Park and there is a bus stop on Stroud Road just before Cotswold Mead, just a 3-minute walk from the village.
The team are passionate about person centred care, offering an aspirational lifestyle to our residents whilst always helping them retain their independence. From events with the local community and charity fundraisers to birthday celebrations and entertainers – no two days are ever the same at Richmond Painswick. There’s a real sense of community here and as part of the team, you’re supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.
For over 20 years Richmond have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. We’re proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they stay with us. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A totally fresh concept in retirement living, we ensure our residents retain as much independence and choice as possible while helping retain their ‘zest for life’.
Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is accessed 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.