This is a selection of jobs that I think might be of particular interest to advanced instructors and trainees. For more jobs try looking at the links to various employment websites (click here)
Organisation: YMCAfitLocation: Central London, United
£34,749 per annumClosing date:
40 hours a week
Do you want to be part of "a
world of good"?
We are one of the UK’s leading health and fitness training
providers at the cutting edge of the fitness training industry; one that offers
world class training through the sector’s most extensive and, importantly,
You will be leading our dynamic team of regional
managers and tutors, supporting them to create a financially successful,
target-driven business model through the development and delivery of excellent
client relationship management techniques and outstanding fitness courses.
You will ensure that all core programmes are appropriately staffed with
qualified tutors/assessors whilst driving financial sustainability at all times.
Motivating and coaching your team members will come as second nature to you due
to your industry experience and first-class communication skills. Fitness
qualifications considered essential for this role can be found on the job
If this inspires you to join us in helping to make the
lives of others happier, healthier and more fulfilled then get in touch today.
(CVs will not be considered).
Employer: Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location: West Bromwich
Location: Gerry Simon Clinic
Payscale: Band 3 £16,110 - £19,077 pro rata
Hours: 18.75 hpw
Job Ref: 43-LD
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a dynamic band 3 Clinical Exercise
Instructor to join the Gerry Simon Clinic team at Heath Lane, West Bromwich. We
are looking for an individual with a strong interest in learning disability /
mental health inpatient services.
The Gerry Simon Clinic is a 15 bed low secure forensic service for males and
consists of 3 residential bungalows and an administration / therapy facility
enclosing a secure central courtyard. The gym was a recent addition in 2011 as
part of a shared space development with the adjacent McArthur unit.
Working alongside an experienced senior clinical exercise instructor,
occupational therapy staff and ward nursing staff you will be expected to
provide clinical exercise and health promotion interventions both within and
external to the unit, in line with existing evidence based good practice under
the supervision of the senior exercise instructor, and occupational therapist.
You will be a highly valued member of the clinical multi-disciplinary team,
actively involved in the decision making process. The post holder will be
expected to support the development of the service by supporting physical
activity and clinical exercise provision within this setting.
Successful applicants will have excellent communication and team working
skills; be able to work under own initiative; have a good awareness of risk and
managing risk; have excellent time management and professional conduct.
The successful applicant will already have experience of promoting and
delivering healthy lifestyle advice and exercise to special populations; of
working within mental health/ learning disability services and have a good
understanding of the role and philosophy of Occupational Therapy. You will be
required to work flexibly between the hours of 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday, to
meet the needs of the inpatient service
You will be supported by regular supervision and ongoing CPD opportunities and
encouraged to contribute to the development of the service.
For more information or to arrange an informal visit please telephone Jim
Foley, Ward Manager on 0121 612 8408
Closing date: 9th April 2013
For further details and to apply for this vacancy please visit the NHS Jobs
website at www.jobs.nhs.uk, quoting reference number 285-43-LD. If you have any
difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team, Human
Resources Department on 0121 612 8103/8109.
Job Title: Health Improvement Practitioner (Physical Activity/Check4life) Employer: County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Location: Whitehouse Salary: £21,176 to £27,625 pa Closing Date:19/03/2013
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600,000 people. We are a high performing organisation with a track record of success.
We are looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual to contribute to the effective development, delivery and evaluation of the Get Active Physical Activity Programmes, which provide both population and targeted physical activity opportunities across the lifecourse in a range of settings, for example: walking and cycling, exercise referral, multi-activity, an equipment loan scheme and Check4Life (NHS Health Check) programmes.
The post holder will be responsible for supporting the planning, co-ordination, delivery and evaluation of evidence-based physical activity and Check4Life health check sessions across County Durham to encourage local people with diverse needs to engage, increase and maintain participation in a physically active lifestyle to contribute to improved health and wellbeing and a reduction in health inequalities.
You will be required to liaise with identified partners including community, public and private sector organisations to address local health needs and consult with service users in the design, delivery and quality assurance of the physical activity health improvement programmes.
Candidates will be in possession of or working towards a degree or equivalent in related area (e.g. sports science, health studies, youth and community work), with recognised exercise teaching or coaching qualifications, for example Gym Instructor, Exercise to Music and GP Referral. You will have practical experience of designing individualised physical activity programmes and delivering a range of physical activity sessions for people with long term chronic conditions and diverse needs.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication, teaching and training, motivational and time management skills and be flexible and creative in their approach to delivering physical activity health improvement programmes with the ability to travel independently across County Durham and Darlington.
Please note this position requires a Disclosure Barring Service check (DBS) formerly CRB.
For Informal Enquiries Contact: Lucy Swan (Health Improvement Specialist Physical Activity/Check4life) on 0191 5692847 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Stewart Doyle (Health Improvement Specialist Physical Activity/Check4life) on 0191 5692847 or email@example.com
Please note if you are successfully shortlisted we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly.
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community and actively promote equal opportunities.
The Trust has core values of Quality, Care, Respect, Leadership and Achievement which it expects all its staff to demonstrate. Full details of these are available on the Trust website: http://www.cddft.nhs.uk/working-for-us/our-core-values.aspx
See below for Job Description and Person Specification
Location: Stadium Business & Leisure Complex,
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Salary: £24,646 - £26,276 per annum (consolidated)
Closing date: 24 Feb 2013
For more: www.kirkleesactive.co.uk
Kirklees Active Leisure's aim is to get 'more people, more active, more often'
in Kirklees by providing and managing an excellent range of leisure facilities
across our Region. Through our 11 sites we are able to offer affordable sport,
leisure and recreational activities to the people of Kirklees encouraging
access to a fun and healthier lifestyle.
Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL) is the largest fitness operator in the Kirklees
area. With over 18,000 members our health and fitness product continues to go
from strength to strength with personal training becoming an increasingly key
aspect of our provision.
KAL currently has over 15 Personal Trainers currently working in our sites and
we are committed to developing our Personal Training product and increasing the
percentage of our members who benefit from working with a Personal Trainer.
To help us achieve our goals we are looking for a highly motivated individual
with a passion for Personal Training, development and delivery to take up this
new key position of Personal Training Support Manager working across all KAL
Some of the key responsibilities of the role include;
* Personal Trainer management / development
* Personal Trainer Product Development
* Source and develop links with training companies to assist in the recruitment
process of Personal Trainers
* Ensure continued and increased income growth
* Delivering high levels of customer service at all times in line with Kirklees
Active Leisure policies and objectives.
* Contribute to the ongoing development of Personal Trainers including both
personal and education aspects.
The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and communication
skills to allow them to coach a team of diverse Personal Trainers and work with
a variety of people to ensure Kirklees Active Leisure gets more people, more
active, more often.
Experience of managing people is essential along with business acumen and a
sound understanding of financial reporting.
The successful candidate will have a detailed understanding of the Personal
Training product and previous experience as a successful Personal Trainer.
It is essential for the successful candidate to have a passion for top quality
customer service as; KAL aims to deliver a customer experience which is second
to none. This will be achieved through focussing on member retention as well as
continual improvements to the product to improve the experience of every single
Personal Training client in the business.
For more information / an informal discussion on the post please contact Kelly
Potts on 07528 988 768
Interviews for the post will be held on Friday 08 March 2013.
Application Process: For more about this post see the link below which contains an Application Form and the Job Description /
Applicants should complete the Application Form and return this with written
evidence as to how they meet the criteria of the post as stated in the Employee
Specification – this can either be written evidence or a CV covering all areas
of the Employee Specification.
Job Reference: 618-PH0121
Job Title: Health Improvement Specialist (Physical Activity, H.
Area of Work: East Sussex County Council
Employer: Hastings and Rother PCT
Department: Public Health
Salary: £35,280 - £38,553 per annum
Closing Date: 3/3/2013
East Sussex is an attractive place to live, with beautiful
countryside, and stunning beaches all within easy reach of Gatwick and London.
It has pockets of urban and rural deprivation and a population of over 500,000
This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team
to provide specialist health improvement input to East Sussex County Council
and its partners.. The post holder will develop, deliver and/or commission
health improvement interventions and services in defined areas of work.
The post holder whilst based in Lewes may be required to travel across East
Sussex. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
We are currently recruiting to 5 Specialist Health Improvement posts in the
Public Health Department. Where candidates apply for more than one Health
Improvement Specialist post we will endeavour to conduct a single interview for
each applicant and consider them for all posts they have been shortlisted for.
For more information on the essential and desirable criteria for this role
please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For informal discussion, please contact Anita Counsell - Head of Specialist
Health Improvement on 01273 336045. firstname.lastname@example.org
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is
subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the
number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due
to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the
requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with
clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome
applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual
orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.
YOU NEED TO APPLY VIA www.eastsussex.gov.uk/ jobs
Please note the following before applying:
1. Closing date: we reserve the right to amend the closing date based upon the
number of applications received. Vacancies attracting a high volume of
applications may therefore close earlier than advertised.
2. Work Permits: at present we are unable to offer Tier 2 Certificates of
Sponsorship to migrant workers for any post, and applicants requiring
sponsorship in order to work in the UK will therefore not be shortlisted.
3. Interviews: all shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a
face-to-face interview. Telephone interviews will not be considered.
4. Unsuccessful applications: if you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of
your application, we regret that you will not have been offered an interview on
5. Criminal records: due to the requirements of certain roles, a Criminal
Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure must be obtained by the organisation. Please be
aware that anyone who is included in the Independent Safeguarding Authority
(ISA) barred lists will commit an offence if they engage, or seek or offer to
engage, in a regulated activity from which they are barred.
6. General: this post will be subject to review under the relevant NHS Terms
and Conditions of Service.
Location: Milton Keynes, United KingdomSalary: c£35,000 depending on experienceClosing date: 01 Feb 2013Reference: IRC668213* Key role in a team that's at the heart of our work* Real scope to make an impact* Stimulating mix of challenge and opportunityNetwork Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From the rejuvenation of King's Cross station and the upgrade and expansion of Thameslink, to Europe's largest civil engineering project – Crossrail - we are involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures this country has ever seen. We passionately believe that the good health and wellbeing of every employee is essential to the success of our plans to deliver a better railway. That's why we're focused on supporting individuals to stay healthy. And it's why we put such a high value on the work of our Health & Wellness team as they provide expert guidance and effective governance of wellbeing activities across the business. Analysing key data and identifying trends, you'll provide guidance on all health and wellness issues, including assessment and management of lifestyle-related health conditions. And with prevention equally high on your agenda, you'll also co-ordinate and support a variety of activities to promote health and wellness, including workshops, literature and health fairs. You'll need: * Impressive track record in health and wellness* Experience of completing health assessments * Degree or equivalent in Sports Science, Exercise Physiology or a related field* Ideally, REPS Level 4 or ACSM HFS/CESNetwork Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to creating a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.
Job Title: Specialist Physical Activity
Wage: £18,652 to £21,798
Employer: East Coast Community Healthcare CIC
East Coast Community Healthcare CIC is a social
enterprise, owned by our staff providing a full range of NHS funded community
health services across Great Yarmouth & Waveney and beyond. We aim to provide
high quality services in new and exciting ways to improve the health and
well-being of our communities. With over 850 staff, four hospitals and 37
services we are a ‘not for profit’ organisation as we reinvest surpluses for
the benefit of our communities.
Specialist Physical Activity instructor to join
the established Children and young Peoples activity team. You will be an
enthusiastic and motivated coach with a sports teaching and fitness background
and hold a minimum of one level 2 to level 3 NGB award and with a good
knowledge of a range of effective physical activity interventions. You will
have the ability to motivate and engage hard to reach young people covering 5
to 18 years in suitable and effective physical activity and be prepared to undertake
the necessary training to become a Specialist Exercise Referral coach for
children and young people aged 5 to 18 years.
You need to be flexible and prepared to work
evenings and some weekends and be able to work across the Great Yarmouth &
Waveney area, providing physical activity support and facilitating access to
appropriate classes to clients accessing the children’s and young people’s
activity Service. This may include running 1:1 clinics, school groups, and
support for families or providing face to face and telephone advice.
The Physical Activity Service provides individual
and group support in a variety of settings and locations. The successful
candidate will facilitate Physical Activity during school term time and holiday
time in schools and other community venues such as community physical activity
hubs and workplaces. Some sessions will be on evenings and weekends. You may be
involved in other duties related to promoting and delivering Physical Activity
The ability to travel is essential.
For further details regarding this post please
contact Justine Hopkins on 01493 744411 or Marten Payne 01493 744432
PLEASE NOTE ALL COMMUNICATIONS WILL BE MADE VIA
EMAIL. PLEASE ENSURE YOU REGULARLY CHECK YOUR EMAIL AND NHS JOBS ACCOUNTS.
Should you wish to speak to Human Resources
regarding this post please call 01502 718610 (office hours 9am – 5pm) or email
email@example.com. Please note CVs are not accepted as a means of applying
for a job. You are encouraged to apply online via NHS jobs. Paper applications
are available on request
Taken from http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/cgi-bin/vacdetails.cgi?selection=913016227
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 pro rata dependent on experience
Date posted: 22/11/12 11:29:03
About the Role
As a Programme coordinator you will be working in a large, highly motivated team within a high profile corporate environment across a number of locations. The Programme Coordinator will be responsible for the coordinating, management and marketing of the onsite physiology ‘Fit for Life’ schedule.
As Programme coordinator you will work closely with the on site physiologists and gym team to ensure that the Fit for Life is run as effectively and efficiently as possible and in line with the business needs. You will also work in liaison with the Fit for Life owner to ensure the continual development of the programme to support the wellbeing of employees. You will strive to ensure that the Fit for Life programme is kept up to date and participated in by a significant number of employees.
The successful candidate will bring innovation, passion and fresh thinking to an established programme
- A genuine passion and interest in Health and Wellbeing
- Articulate and able to demonstrate good communication skills within a demanding corporate arena
- Experience working professionally in a customer / corporate focused environment
- Highly organised and self motivated individual, with an ability to meet targets and deadlines
- Ability to be creative with marketing ideas and mediums
- Excellent I.T skills
About Nuffield Health
Nuffield Health is Britain’s largest and most pioneering healthcare charity, integrating fitness and well-being, prevention and cure. We’ve brought together our hospitals, clinics, fitness & wellbeing centres as well as our diagnostic units into one holistic healthcare service provided from over 200 locations. A not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest every penny we make into helping the people of Britain to lead healthier, happier lives. In today’s healthcare market, we’re in an enviably strong position.
Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Centres offer a state-of-the-art environment in which to further your career. Our innovative way of working integrates services that range from sports massage to Pilates to complementary therapies. You’ll also enjoy the fact that we put our clients at the centre of everything we do, which means you get the chance to deliver genuinely personal and tailored services.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer additional incentives. We also provide training and development opportunities to progress your career and maintain our high standards of delivery.
Destination Youth Ltd in Partnership with School of Sports Science, Liverpool John Moores University
Salary: c. £23,000
This is a 12 month fixed term post and the post holder will be based at Destination Youth, Crank, Merseyside. There is potential for a long term position post cessation of KTP term, to be employed by Destination Youth.
Destination Youth is an innovative sports science led physical education/ health and wellbeing business, aimed at the education, healthcare and commercial markets.
To collate and generate cutting-edge research to validate and inform the development of company products and services to encourage behaviour change and greater physical activity in young people.
Candidates should possess a First or 2.1 Honours Degree, or a relevant Masters Degree, in Exercise Science or a related discipline.
More information about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and advantages of being a KTP Associate can be found on the KTP website at www.ktponline.org.uk
For further information about this post and to apply online please visit our website: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/working-at-ljmu/ Alternatively contact Estelle Hargraves on 0151 231 2690 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
(speculative CVs will not be accepted)
Closing date for applications is Friday 7th December 2012
Interviews to be held the week commencing 17th December 2012.
LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships enable recently qualified people (known as KTP Associates) to work in companies managing challenging projects central to the development needs of participating companies
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships can provide you with:
A springboard to accelerate your career
The support of academic experts and KTP advisors
Opportunity to lead and manage a project with defined goals
Potential of a permanent post with the company partner at the end of the project
Opportunity to gain valuable experience in a commercial environment
This Partnership received financial support from the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme (KTP). KTP aims to help businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK Knowledge Base. KTP is funded by the Technology Strategy Board along with the other government funding organisations.
Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University
6 months fixed term (likely to be extended to 12 months)
£24,520-£29,249 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date: 26/11/2012
Ref No: 367
The Physical Activity, Exercise and Health research group, based within the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Research Analyst to work on the SportsLinx project and other physical activity and health programmes.
The post holder will be required to conduct multi-level analysis and manage the SportsLinx database, as well as conduct data linkage and respond to data/intelligence requests. A key part of the role will also involve disseminating findings to stakeholders and contributing to high-level peer-reviewed journal outputs and conference presentations.