Salary range: £22,185 - £22,995 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 20 hours per week
Location: Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre and other locations from time to time
Do you want to start a career in leisure?
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are currently looking for 3 part-time Leisure Assistants. The role is crucial to the centre success and you will be the first point of contact to answer queries and help members.
The main responsibilities will include gym instruction, writing exercise programmes and conducting various one-to-one appointments, coaching group classes and face to face customer interaction duties will apply.
You will need to be flexible, reliable and passionate about member needs as well as help, advise and train them to achieve individual goals. You will need to be pro-active and outgoing to communicate with members and develop a professional relationship.
Minimum Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction and previous experience is preferable. A proactive attitude and excellent communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to work as part of a committed team.
Closing Date: 11 April 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.