We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Wellbeing Hubs Physical Activity Instructor

Closing date: 25/05/2022

Reference: REQ103850

16 hours / Permanent

20,444 - 21,695 *

Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking for a motivated, friendly individual to work as part of a team that provides a great experience to everyone that visits our leisure facilities. 

As a fulltime Physical Activity Instructor, based at Plascrug Leisure Centre, Aberystwyth, you’ll lead on the delivery of our exercise programmes that includes fitness classes, gym inductions, personal training, holiday programmes and the ‘Fit4Life’ project. We are seeking an individual who thrives on getting the best out of others by helping them to learn new skills and meet their full potential.

We are embarking on an exciting journey which will seea number of our Leisure Centres become Wellbeing Centresand these roles provide an excellent opportunity to be part of that journey, as we contribute to the promotion of positive health and wellbeing of our citizens.

As a Physical Activity Instructor, you will assist the manager in the provision of an efficient and effective service and on a day to day basis will:

  • Be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering our fitness programme that includes fitness classes, gym sessions, personal training and gym inductions
  • Co-ordinate and deliver our holiday programmes which includes sessions for infants, juniors and teenagers in partnership with the Active Young People Team
  • Assist with the marketing and promotion of the centre and the benefits of health and wellbeing
  • Work alongside the NERS team to deliver the ‘Fit4Life’ project
  • Handle customers and parents with questions and queries regarding our exercise programmes

We are committed to providing a bilingual service to our customers so a degree of fluency in the Welsh language is desirable for this post. Due to our opening hours, you will be required to work evenings and weekends as part of a shift pattern.

We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.

Job Description and Person Specification

If you would like some further information about this role then please call Arwel Jones on contact 07929750703 or email Arwel.jones@ceredigion.gov.uk

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cymorth Cynnar – Community Wellbeing and Learning

We provide early help, prevention and intervention services to a range of groups and individuals across the County. Our aim is to identify need and offer support before issues and concerns become too great and more formal intervention is needed. Our key functions include:

  • Lifelong Learning and Skills
  • Leisure & Wellbeing
  • Youth Support Services
  • Early Help Services
  • Support and Intervention Services
  • Behaviour Support Services
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