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Recreation Assistant / Fitness Instructor
Thatcham, UK
West Berkshire
United Kingdom
Competitive salary
Full time
23 Feb 2020
30 Jan 2020
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40 hours
Kennet Leisure Centre

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at Kennet Leisure Centre as a Full time Recreation Assistant / Fitness Instructor.

We are looking for a real people person, ambitious, confident and above all able to motivate and encourage our members to achieve their goals. You will be part of the team working on shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekend work.

Ideally the candidate will hold the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) however full training can be provided for the successful candidate. In addition you will ideally possess the REPS level 2 or equivalent qualification and be willing to work variable hours, including evenings and weekends. There will also be opportunities to build a career within the leisure industry and the successful candidate will also be entitled to free use of the centre’s facilities.

The Person
The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and experience of working in a wet / dry facility. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and being able to work well in a team are essential.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, show high levels of initiative and have exceptional customer care. They will also be able to ensure the highest levels of safety in the day-to-day running of the facility. Energy and enthusiasm is a must for this role as you will be promoting our philosophy of Quality, Care and Excellence in the service you provide.
If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

What can Legacy Leisure offer you?
• Competitive salary
• Generous annual leave
• Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
• Employee health cash plan
• Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension Scheme
• Company sick pay
• Career progression
• Training and development

Legacy Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply
If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.
Please apply with a letter of application and CV to Matt Bowsher by clicking on ‘apply now’.
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