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Future Fit Training is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Competitive Salary & Benefits
Job description:
Location: Primarily home-based with some travel to Head Office in Fareham and to our satellite centres

Want to work with an award-winning Health and Fitness Training provider and shape the future of the fitness industry? If so, Future Fit Training could be for you!

We’ve experienced rapid growth over the past year and as such we have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and passionate individual to head up our busy Training Department and lead our dedicated and experienced training team.

Reporting to the Learning and People Development Manager, you will take responsibility for ensuring the delivery of innovative, commercial thinking and market leading products in addition to providing our tutor, assessor and quality assurance team with an experienced and knowledgeable manager equipped to train, develop and inspire but above all, provide strong leadership to the team as we enter the next stage of our growth.

A thorough knowledge of exercise and fitness qualifications in addition to a proven track record in people management is essential.  You will also possess training and assessment qualifications and experience. A good understanding of quality assurance and compliance is also required, although a qualification in quality assurance is not necessarily essential.  You will also have experience of working in the fitness industry and have a grasp of current trends and developments within the sector.

As winners of the UK Active training provider of the year 2016 and 2017 as well as Supplier of the year for 2018, Future Fit are renowned in the industry for delivering first class qualifications and training.  Driven by a desire to make a difference to our learners and our industry as a whole, our annual Raising the Bar report aims to increase standards of training for fitness professionals and we are proud to be recognised for our commitment to supporting our learners throughout their training journey and beyond.

If you’re interested in applying, please send your cv and covering letter, along with your salary expectation below, by the closing date of 14 August 2018.
Right Directions is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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£45,000 - £50,000
Job description:
Do you have significant, senior management experience in active communities and facility management in the leisure sector and are you ready for a new challenge?

Are you passionate about our sector and do you have great organisational and people management skills?

Is helping communities, facilities and teams to improve year on year, something that excites you? Then look no further!

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join the senior management team at Right Directions to head up and manage the operation of Quest, the UK quality scheme we deliver on behalf of Sport England.

Quest has fundamentally changed over the last seven years and continues to evolve; do you want to be part of the decision-making team that makes this happen? The Head of Quest will play the lead role in the operational management of both the Active Communities and Facility Management schemes and work with Sport England and our other partners, which include Swim England, IQL, STA, Active Alliance, CSPN, ukactive and CIMSPA.

As well as significant sports development experience, you will have a proven track record in people management and working with external, strategic partners. You will also ideally have a working knowledge of Quest, either as an assessor or having achieved Quest accreditation. You will have a great eye for detail, with organisational, mentoring and leadership skills.

Do you have great ideas, together with the drive and dynamism to see the ideas through to the end? If so, this is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the leisure industry, as part of the leading leisure quality award.

Right Directions is a small, family-oriented business, with a big vision. While you will be based in Hertfordshire, you will work across the UK. The role is initially for two years, with potential to continue.

The salary ranges from £45,000 to £50,000, depending on experience. Please send us your CV, along with details of relevant experience and why you are ideal for this role and our team, by Friday 3 August 2018. Interviews will take place in early September, either at the Right Directions Head Office in Hertfordshire or at Sport England’s offices in London.

Ready to take the plunge?
For more information or an informal discussion please contact Sian Wheeler, Team Support Manager, on 01582 840098 or email your CV and covering letter. Look us up on www.questnbs.org
£18,034 - £20,097 per annum
Job location: Wigan, UK
Job description:
About this role:

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills to assist in the development and delivery of the Community Weight Management programme.

The Wellbeing Instructor will be required to teach sessions and support individuals across the borough, working closely with a leading UK based weight loss organisation.

Delivering group sessions and adapting activities to meet individual needs is an essential part of this role. Organisation and time management are also vital to ensure a high-quality service is delivered and targets are met.

You will be expected to provide up-to-date records on participants and their progress, as well as provide accurate monitoring and to assist in the evaluation information on each session and participant.

Skills and qualities required:

The applicant should have a recognised fitness qualification (NVQ level 2 exercise and fitness award) in at least two disciplines. For example, YMCA/NVQ Level 2 Exercise to Music, gym and free weights, circuits or aqua as well as a GP Exercise Referral qualification and current First Aid qualification.

The applicant will have experience of setting up and leading physical activity sessions with adults of all ages and backgrounds who have varied and complex health needs.

The post holder will be responsible to recruit and support volunteers and fee earners.

Additional information:

Further information about our Health and Wellbeing programmes can be found on our website.

If you would like further information about this role please click 'Apply Now' below.
£33,136 - £35,229
Job location: Huddersfield, UK
Job description:
An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen as the Centre Manager of Cliffe House with arm’s length responsibility for the Dram Centre.

Cliffe House is a grade 2 listed building once owned by the infamous Senior family. The Venue boasts 11 acres of land, and offers a variety of opportunities designed to support the national curriculum delivered in a high quality learning environment. School residential programmes are led by qualified and experienced staff.

Within Commercial Regulatory and Operational Services we aim to be innovative and creative in the way we work to deliver our services to our communities. We know we have challenging times ahead therefore strive to find better and smarter ways to work.

The Dram centre is a sports club which is home to Moldgreen rugby club along with a senior football team. The centre hosts a multi-use games area, studio, conferencing facilities and bar. The Dram centre is a vibrant hub to many local community groups delivering excellent outcomes within the locality.

You will be responsible for all day to day operations, maximising uptake, income and financial contribution from the bars catering and venues within your area whilst anticipating and meeting the changing needs of your customer base. You will also be responsible for service development along with maintaining standards, systems & procedures, recruitment, staff performance, sales, refurbishments, and problem solving.

You will be driven, motivated, sales, service, and standards focused with strong leadership skills and an inspirational approach that enables you to motivate people.

The successful candidate will work Monday – Friday with occasional weekend working to support business need.

ROLE

- Oversee the operational & financial performance of Cliffe House and the Dram Centre
- Recruit, train, and develop your team
- Motivate, enthuse, and inspire your team
- Control labour, and budgets
- Building facility management
- Implement initiatives to drive sales and maximise profitability
- Ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service
- Work to targets and KPIs'
- Maintain systems & procedures

ATTRIBUTES

- Experience/ knowledge of sport and recreation activities management
- Excellent people, communication, and man-management skills
- The ability to train, develop, and performance manage people
- Strong financial & commercial acumen (P & L accountability)
- A positive and outgoing personality and outlook
- Sales building skills
- Passion and drive to succeed
- A hands-on approach with a keen eye for detail
- IT literate - working with systems & process

An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check will be required for this job.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be short-listed for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Description. CV’s will not be accepted.

CLICK HERE FOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Closing Date: 12th August 2018

Interviews commencing week 13th August 2018.

Up to £39,015 per annum
Job location: Wigan, UK
Job description:
About this role:

We are looking for an ambitious professional to further develop our integrated physical activity, weight management, exercise and health programmes as part of a whole system approach to getting our people active and connected to their community. This is a rare opportunity to play a key role as part of one of the UK’s leading Leisure, Health and Wellbeing providers recognised nationally for being at the forefront of outstanding service provision.

You will play an active role in the integration of the health and social care system embedding our services within clinical pathways.

* Are you passionate and committed to inspiring those who are least active to become more physically active?
* Do you see innovation as part of your DNA?
* Are you an inspiring leader with a commitment to genuine collaboration and co-production?
* Do you have extensive experience working with colleagues in health, social care, voluntary community sector and commissioners?

We have a great opportunity for you.

An exciting opening has arisen to recruit a Health Lead for Inspiring healthy lifestyles. Working across our three Leisure Contracts in Wigan, Selby and Cannock Chase, you will be responsible for leading and managing the adult physical activity and weight management contracts.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and inspiring manager who truly believes in empowering people to use their assets, achieve aspirations and reach their full potential, alongside a passion to enrich people’s lives.

You will play a leading part in a large, wellbeing team with over 100 staff and will work closely with our public health commissioners and other lifestyle providers to enable the business to make a real impact on a range of public health outcomes.

Skills and qualities required:

The successful individual will possess:

* A relevant degree or equivalent experience alongside a leadership or management qualification.
* Excellent project management experience and skills with a strong track record of delivery, preferably within the healthcare or leisure sectors.
* Considerable experience working collaboratively at a senior level with an extensive and diverse range of partners from the public, private and voluntary sectors.
* Strong budget management skills with proven funding success.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, together with exceptional organisational skills and the ability to work at pace and meet deadlines.
* A genuine commitment to embedding a person-centred and asset-based approach. * The ability to lead and inspire a large team of staff.

Additional information:

Further information about our Health and Wellbeing programmes can be found on our website.

If you would like further information about this role please click 'Apply Now' below.
£42,019 - £46,013
Job location: Renfrewshire, UK
Job description:
Renfrewshire Leisure, following expansion to allow for the adoption of outdoor, sports, Active Schools and cultural services in 2015, is currently undergoing a redesign as the company looks to the future.

The new Indoor Leisure Services Manager will play a key role in delivering leisure centre based services within the Trust environment, providing clear strategic direction and high operational standards.  You will, supported by your two Area Managers and the centre based teams, lead on the development and implementation of the Renfrewshire Leisure strategy and Business Plan across the companies nine leisure centres.

The successful applicant will be expected to work alongside colleagues responsible for Outdoor and Community Services and Active School and Sports Services to create a cohesive leisure service providing pathways and opportunities to participate in leisure for the entire population of Renfrewshire and any and all visitors to the area.

We expect that you will hold a degree in a relevant subject and have proven evidence of continuing professional development, together with a track record of delivering excellent and innovative services and facilities in the leisure sector and the professional credibility, sector knowledge, energy, drive and vision to engage successfully with staff, partners and stakeholders.  You should offer proven, up-to-date experience of innovative service development and delivery, within budgetary constraints, in a leisure-based environment.  We are looking for a dynamic manager who will provide strong strategic leadership together with the determination, resilience and vision that will ensure a smooth transition for both staff and customers as the organisation adapts to the redesign and the ever-changing leisure landscape.

Reporting to the Head of Leisure and Community Services, and as a key member of Renfrewshire Leisure’s Extended Management Team, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the company’s Business Plan and Strategy.

Please note that this role is subject to job evaluation

It is intended interviews will be held 9th and 10th August 2018.

For a full list of the specific duties, essential qualifications, skills and experience and to apply, please click 'Apply Now" below.

up to £35,000 + c20% bonus
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the Beford Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, the business now operates over 130 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 more this year.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £10.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the [soon-to-open] {town] gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV below.
up to £37,000 + c20% bonus
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the coming-soon Tottenham White Hart Lane Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, the business now operates over 130 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 more this year.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £12.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To oversee the launch of the brand new facility
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the [soon-to-open] {town] gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV below.
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus
Job location: Leeds, UK
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the coming-soon Leeds York Road Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, the business now operates over 130 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 more this year.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £10.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To oversee the launch of the brand new facility
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the soon-to-open Leeds York Road gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV below.
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus
Job location: Tamworth, UK
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the Tamworth Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, the business now operates over 130 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 more this year.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £16.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the [soon-to-open] {town] gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV below.
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