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£18,745.54 - £20,445.29 per year
16 Sep 2016
02 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.

At Glasgow Life we believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow.  Glasgow Life has a significant role to play in ensuring Glasgow retains its position as a world class city following the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  We operate 156 venues across Glasgow including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Emirates Arena, Mitchell Library and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.  In addition we are proud to be responsible for Celtic Connections, the Glasgow Club and the City’s 32 local libraries. 

The Health and Fitness Co-ordinator has a strategic role in the development and promotion of health, well being and fitness. As an integral member of the citywide health and fitness team and the localized facility management team you will be responsible in developing new business opportunities, assist in creating health and fitness retention strategies as well as managing, developing and mentoring your gym instructor team.

Your key role is to ensure high standards of staff performance, assist with achieving income targets and member retention growth. As well as ensuring safe and effective operational management of a fitness suite.  You will be expected to assist in the development of health and fitness in all spheres of business as appropriate.

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:
• Health and Fitness SVQ Level 2 Qualification 
• Experienced in the Health & Fitness industry with excellent interpersonal and communicating skills
• Project management and event experience
• Be peripatetic and able to work in locations across the city.
•Ability to work on a flexible shift pattern (including regular weekend and evening working).
• Good IT skills with previous experience of operating software systems.

Glasgow Life services are the top performing services delivered by or on behalf of Glasgow City Council.  Three of the top four scores for satisfaction are achieved by our services, including Museums and Art Galleries, Libraries and Sport and Leisure Facilities.  None of this would have been achieved without the considerable strength of our workforce – building on our commitment to make Glasgow a successful and vibrant city.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment.

The hours for this post are 35 Hours per week. working a rotating shift pattern which includes evening and weekend working. These posts will be based at Bellahouston, Donald Dewar and Scotstoun sport centres.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us

See also:
Person Specification .pdf
Role Profile.pdf