Fitness Assistant - Allander Leisure Centre - EAD07576

East Dunbartonshire Council

Fitness Assistant - Allander Leisure Centre - EAD07576

£26218

East Dunbartonshire Council, Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 19 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 2c311d0f091a41668b7d8b37e3316961

Full Job Description

We are seeking to appoint a part time Fitness Assistant who will be responsible for delivering the day-to-day operations of THEGYM fitness facility within the newly opened Allander Leisure Centre. You will be required to undertake a range of duties within the THEGYM fitness facility, which will include client consultations, client 1-1 programming, group inductions, and the instruction of small group classes. You will also be required to ensure that the facility is maintained to the highest standard of cleanliness & repair. The Fitness Assistant will be responsible for the overseeing & general safety & behaviour of the public to prevent injury, misuse & damage to the facility., The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate's first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee's wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee's final salary.,

  • Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.


  • The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.


  • We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.


  • We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.


  • We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

    Possession of a recognised Level 2 Gym Instructors Qualification is essential as is the ability to work well with the public. A Health & Fitness related qualification would be an advantage., Disability Confident

  • About Disability Confident
    A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

    The post holder will be required to work outside normal hours, including evenings, weekends & public holidays.