|Manpower is currently recruiting for a Gym Co-Ordinator to work within a day centre gym, based in Worthing for West Sussex County Council; this is an ongoing temporary position to work on an Ad-Hoc basis to cover holiday and sickness. |
You will be part of a team helping people who have suffered strokes and various other conditions to improve their health and fitness, by advising on the safe use of the gym equipment and creation of personal gym programmes. You will motivate customers, assist them in achieving the goals of the agreed personal programme and ensure the health, safety and well-being of the customer. You will be required to monitor, record and suggest revisions to the gym programme to ensure that the needs of customers are met and assess customer needs, and be responsible for updating and maintaining confidential customer files. You will be required to provide induction, instruction, supervision and support to customers in using the gym equipment safely and appropriately and also monitoring the correct use of the gym equipment and reporting any maintenance requirements to the Centre Manager.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified personal trainer/gym instructor who is able to competently organise their own workload and be able to respond to unanticipated problems, such as amendments to the gym programme whilst running the session. It is also desirable to have a First Aid certificate.
There will be periodic requirements for lifting or carrying, for example, assisting customers between wheelchair and gym equipment.
If you believe you have the skills and experience for this position, please apply today, or contact Manpower for more information.