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Vacancy Details

Health and Fitness Assistant

Employer:
Lancaster City Council
Salary:
£23,151 - £24,294 per annum pro rata
Location:
Salt Ayre Leisure Centre
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
15/07/2024 at 23:55
Reference:
20_24
Lancaster City Council

The Role

An exciting opportunity has come up at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre within the Health and Fitness Team. The main priority of this role is to help and improve those within Salt Ayre Leisure Centre to improve their physical and mental health through different forms of fitness and exercise.

This post is permanent. The hours of work for this position are 20 hours per week. Days of work are Monday to Sunday including early mornings and evenings operated on a shift rota basis. This post is based at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, but you may be asked to work at other facilities occasionally.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced clearance with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The successful candidate will also be required to have a minimum of Level 2 Gym instructing or equivalent to be considered for this post.

About You

You will identify with our organisational values of Pride, Ownership, Working Together and Ambition.

Our Benefits

Lancaster is a great place to work, as well as being part of something special you will also benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A range of employee benefits including discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, the opportunity to purchase extra time off, as well as discounts on days out, activities and retail.

Lancaster City Council has unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing both carbon emissions and the impacts of climate change.

We are an Investor in People, Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community. We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from all parts of our community.

At Lancaster City Council we aim to have a diverse workforce that is representative of the district that we serve, and provide a working environment where each employee feels able to bring their whole self to work. We welcome applications from all sections of our community and provide several supportive and inclusive workplace networks and safe spaces for employees to feel connected. Our workplace wellbeing strategy drives our commitment to staff wellbeing initiatives and ensuring that our organisation is a great place to work for all.

We are a disability confident committed employer.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to update all applicants individually. If you do not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then your application will have unfortunately been unsuccessful in progressing to interview.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed

Contact our Recruitment Team

Telephone: 01524 582000

recruitment@lancaster.gov.uk

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