Skip to main content
  • Xcite Whitburn/Fauldhouse Gym Instructor WSPGI007

    Closing date:  Tuesday 4th July 2017 at 12 noon

    Salary:  £8.3325 per hour

    Hours:  36.63 hours per week (average)

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Saturday

    Sunday

    Week 1

    Xcite Fauldhouse

    08:45 – 16:00

    08:45 – 15:00

    08:45 – 15:00

    06:45 – 15:00

    09:45 – 18:45

    Off

    Off

    Week 2

    Xcite Whitburn

    14:15 – 22:00

    14:15 – 22:00

    14:15 – 22:00

    Off

    Off

    08:30 – 16:00

    08:30 – 16:00

     

    Apply Online

     

Job Description

Job Purpose – overview

West Lothian Leisure is a Community Benefit Organisation, a registered Scottish charity.  It is at the heart of the West Lothian community, helping people to improve their wellbeing and make healthy lifestyle choices.  We care passionately about the service we provide to the people who live, work and visit West Lothian. As a valued organisation that understands, cares about and engages with its community, we are the delivery partner of choice for West Lothian organisations responsible for improving people’s lives through sport, health and physical activity.

Your role as a Gym Instructor is to supervise customers to make sure they are exercising safely and effectively whilst working as part of a wider team to deliver excellent customer service.

Core Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Carry out gym Inductions, fitness assessments and consultations
  • Pro-actively engage with customers to meet their individual requirements
  • Demonstrate activities for clients to follow
  • Give advice on healthy eating and lifestyle
  • Stop behaviour that could be dangerous
  • Respond quickly in emergency situations
  • Undertake routine maintenance and cleaning duties
  • Deliver excellent customer service and resolve customer complaints should they arise
  • Set up and take down sports equipment
  • Process bookings and payments through cash and credit card transactions
  • Promote products and services to customers and visitors.
  • Maintain vending stock levels and process takings (at designated facilities)
  • Undertake general administrative tasks to support the delivery of programmes and services
  • Attend regular training to maintain job competence

The above list is illustrative, not exhaustive. Accordingly, there may be a requirement to undertake additional duties, consistent with the level of the post, as directed by management.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • A good ability to demonstrate the core competencies.
  • 2 standard grades or equivalent in Mathematics and English (or similar)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction
  • Eligibility to become a member of REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • Suitable and sufficient face to face customer service experience, preferably in a similar role.
  • Hold or willingness to obtain and apply knowledge/skills from Emergency First Aid qualification.
  • Hold or willingness to obtain, update and apply knowledge/skills from automated external defibrillator (AED) qualification.
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety responsibilities in a sports centre environment.
  • Willingness to continuously develop and attend training and development sessions in line with your personal training plan, on occasion out-with your normal hours of work, to ensure the required level of competence.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Successful study of a relevant subject at NC level or equivalent.
  • Level 3 GP Referral Gym Instructor Qualification
  • Coaching and/or sports coaching qualifications.
  • Hold and maintain National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.
  • A working knowledge of gym equipment.
  • A working knowledge/willingness to learn about the Charity’s policies and procedures/products and services.

Job Dimensions

  • Taking possession of security keys to open and close the leisure centre as may be required.

Core organisational competencies

  • Service delivery
  • Champions the service, focusing on individual customer’s needs and responding with service that surpasses their expectations.
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Being truthful, keeping promises and commitments and making ethical decisions.
  • Respect for equality and diversity
  • Understanding others’ behaviours and culture and treating everyone fairly.
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Personal responsibility for making things happen – being accountable for your own actions.

Additional information

  • This post is subject to a Basic check from Disclosure Scotland.
  • Hours will be worked on a shift rota basis and is likely to include evenings and weekend working
  • You will be required to be aware of current Health and Safety Policy and to take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.

Click here to apply online.

Latest tweets

&ou don't have to be a Member to enjoy what is available at Xcite! Pay-per-visit basis from just £2.50! westlothianleisure.com/join-us/pay-pe…

13m
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Swimming is available at 6 venues across West Lothian, with teaching pools for young kids! Swim:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

4h
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

The one bar gym workout that uses all muscle groups! menshealth.co.uk/workout/the-ba… Visit an Xcite Gym to try it: westlothianleisure.com/adult-activiti…

4h
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Due to the Roadshow today @ Xcite Craigswood Body Attack 5.30pm and Sh’bam 6.45pm is cancelled.

23h
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

When you visit an Xcite gym you'll find top quality Technogym Equipment. Visit: westlothianleisure.com/adult-activiti…

25 Jun
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Have a party that your child and their friends will always remember! 10%off ALL party bookings for Junior Members. westlothianleisure.com/junior-activit…

25 Jun
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Mental health benefits to playing sport! healthline.com/health/mental-… Play a wide variety of sports @ Xcite: westlothianleisure.com/adult-activiti…

25 Jun
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Round up some friends and family for a game of 5-a-side @ Xcite! westlothianleisure.com/adult-activiti…

24 Jun
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Teen Tone are fantastic sessions giving 12-15 year olds fitness fans the chance to workout in our Xcite Gyms!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

24 Jun
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Teentone is a fantastic sessions giving 12-15 year olds fitness fans the chance to workout in our Xcite Gyms!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

24 Jun
Xcite Leisure