Health and Fitness Instructor

Health and Fitness Instructor

Hours: Part-time hours
Contract Type: Permanent, part-time evening and weekends
Salary: £10.53 – £12.34 per hour, dependent on experience & qualifications – plus contributory pension and health cash plan scheme, enhanced annual leave
Location: BLGC Sites


About the role

As we prepare to reopen our new state of the art Youth Centre at Spa Road in Bolton, we are recruiting.  We are looking to recruit a Health & Fitness Instructor to deliver exciting programmes of health and fitness to young people from our newly furnished fitness suite, that will challenge, stimulate and provide new opportunities.

The ideal candidate will hold a nationally recognised Level 2 Gym Instructor or Fitness Instructor  qualification and will have practical experience of working in a gym and delivering gym and fitness sessions.


Main responsibilities

To prepare and implement a well-structured and progressive, age appropriate, health and fitness coaching programme for children and young people

  • To train volunteers and support them to deliver high quality fitness coaching sessions;
  • To encourage attendance in fitness activities, particularly by young people who do not usually participate in such activities, and provide appropriate inductions;
  • To assist in identifying talented young people and encourage further development through a number of different opportunities;
  • To be a positive role model and create a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage young people to participate in fitness activities;
  • To be responsible for the regular cleaning and maintenance of the gym equipment;
  • To help record and evaluate the sessions, and involve young people in the evaluation process;
  • To ensure that the members maintain a high standard of behaviour and discipline during sessions;
  • To ensure the participation of young people in activities and that their ideas contribute fully in the delivery and evaluation of activities;
  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people at all times;
  • To be an active member of the team and operate in line with the values and principles
  • To be alert to issues of safeguarding child protection, ensuring the welfare and safety of members is promoted and safeguarded, and to report any child protection concerns to the designated Child Protection Officers using the safeguarding policies, procedures and practice (training to be provided)


Downloads and Applying

For the full job description and person specification, click below to download the Candidate Pack.


Fancy joining the team?

To apply, please complete both of the online forms below.




We will be interviewing periodically and are looking to recruit for multiple positions.

Contact us if you would like come and meet us at our Recruitment Open Day on 25th April from 1.30pm – 4.00pm at Bolton Lads and Girls Club, 113-117 Deansgate, Bolton, BL1 1HA.


In addition, please provide the following information:

  • Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed);
  • Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application for the selection process.
  • In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an Enhanced DBS


We reserve the right to close the application process at any stage.
Therefore, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

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