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Ref no:
GLA09298
Published:
9/9/2022
Closes:
25/9/2022
Location:
Bellahouston Leisure Centre, 31 Bellahouston Drive, Glasgow, G52 1HH
Salary:
£24,674.68 - £28,484.61 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them.  Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting for a Health and Fitness Co-ordinator to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers.  The Health and Fitness Co-ordinator has a strategic role in the development and promotion of health, well being and fitness. As an integral member of the citywide health and fitness team and the localized facility management team you will be responsible in developing new business opportunities, assist in creating health and fitness retention strategies as well as managing, developing and mentoring your gym instructor team. 

Your key role is to ensure high standards of staff performance, assist with achieving income targets and member retention growth. As well as ensuring safe and effective operational management of a fitness suite.  You will be expected to assist in the development of health and fitness in all spheres of business as appropriate. 

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:
• Health and Fitness SVQ Level 2 Qualification 
• Experienced in the Health & Fitness industry with excellent interpersonal and communicating skills
• Project management and event experience
• Be peripatetic and able to work in locations across the city.
•Ability to work on a flexible shift pattern (including regular weekend and evening working).
• Good IT skills with previous experience of operating software systems.

Glasgow Life services are the top performing services delivered by or on behalf of Glasgow City Council.  Three of the top four scores for satisfaction are achieved by our services, including Museums and Art Galleries, Libraries and Sport and Leisure Facilities.  None of this would have been achieved without the considerable strength of our workforce – building on our commitment to make Glasgow a successful and vibrant city. 

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays.  You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK.  Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/the-small-print/an-inclusive-employer 

This position requires a Standard Disclosure. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their Disclosure. 

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/work-with-us