Fitness Instructor

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    The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

    Charity

    The ExtraCare Charitable Trust are currently recruiting for a Fitness Instructor to work at our Bournville Gardens Retirement Village in Birmingham. The details for this vacancy are:

    Job Title: Fitness Instructor

    Hours: 20 hours per week

    Pay rate: £9.21 per hour

    Location: Bournville Gardens Retirement Village, 49 Bristol Road South, Birmingham, B31 2FR

    We encourage our residents to stay active and the results in terms of healthcare are impressive. Our Fitness Instructor will play a key role in this process, taking responsibility for our brand new state-of-the-art gym and supporting residents of all levels of fitness or frailty to enjoy the health benefits of exercise. You will ensure a high standard of cleanliness, maintenance and safety within the Gym at all times and encourage a friendly and professional atmosphere and ensure that all users are properly guided and supervised at all times.

    You will be able to instruct and promote personal inductions, fitness and nutrition and be involved in running courses and fitness classes suitable for all users of the gym.  Motivation and encouragement  of individuals of all ages and abilities are key.

    To succeed you’ll have at least an QCF Diploma Level 2 or equivalent fitness qualification and will be a motivator who can inspire others, whether that’s to take a 5 mile hike, or regain mobility following a stroke.

    ExtraCare is a registered charity established in 1988 and based in Coventry. Our vision is better lives for older people and our mission is creating sustainable communities that provide homes older people want, lifestyles they can enjoy and care if it’s needed. To deliver our vision and mission we essentially do three things:

    ·         We develop new villages

    ·         We operate villages and schemes

    ·         We support our villages, schemes and our ‘extra-care’ model through fundraising, advocacy and research

    Each village or scheme has 5 to 18 social, health and leisure facilities that are accessible to our residents, volunteers and local people representing all age groups living in surrounding communities. Our Charity Shops help fund care and well-being services for older people living at our each of our locations.

    Current benefits for this post include full comprehensive induction, statutory training, pension scheme, free Life Assurance, free village gym membership, Child Care vouchers, Cycle2Work scheme, Attendance Vouchers, and Employee Assistance Programme.

    This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.

    To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://careers.extracare.org.uk/job/23818 →