Senior Fitness Instructor - Maternity cover

University of the West of England, Bristol - Estates & Facilities – Centre for Sport

Job overview:

The Centre for Sport have a fixed term vacancy for a Senior Fitness Instructor to cover maternity leave and to act as a supervisor for the casual fitness instructors and to undertake the role of senior fitness instructor, in order to ensure the smooth operation of the Centre.

This will include its facilities, activity programme, some class cover and supervision of customers using the facilities. Ensuring at all times that health and safety regulations and normal operating procedures are adhered to.

The post is full time for up to one year to cover maternity leave or the earlier return of the post holder.

The role is based on the Frenchay campus working between two gyms on site. The role is on a rota and includes some early starts and working during the evenings but does not currently include weekend work.

The hours are:

Monday 14:00-21:00
Tuesday 07:00-16:00
Wednesday 14:00-21:00
Thursday 07:00-15:00
Friday 14:30-23:00 (an enhanced payment is made when working past 22:00)

These posts require an enhanced DBS clearance.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 25 Days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

Frenchay campus - we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

See the attached job description for the responsibilities and person specification for the role.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Laurence Gully on 0117 32 86200 or email to:

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