Salary range: £20,835 - £21,591 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 1x36 hours per week, 2x18 hours per week
Location: Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre
Do you want a career in Leisure?
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are currently looking for a full time Leisure Assistant. The role is crucial to the centre's success in helping members achieve their exercise goals. The successful person will be the member's first point of contact to answer questions, demonstrate exercise techniques, offer exercise advice and organise/manage small group exercise classes. The successful person will also be responsible for writing exercise programmes, undertaking new gym user inductions and monitoring safe equipment use.
You must be flexible, reliable and passionate about helping members achieve their exercise goals. You will also need to be outgoing, proactive and possess good communication skills.
The minimum qualification required is a Level 2 Fitness Instructing certificate with previous experience of working in a gym environment. The successful person must also be willing to achieve a Level 3 fitness certificate.
Closing Date: 28 November 2019 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: tbc
This position is only open to redeployees currently working in Brent Council. External candidates are not permitted to apply for internal only roles. Forwarding ‘internal only’ roles to external candidates may lead to disciplinary action being taken.
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced and barred from working with adults and children’ DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.