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Job Vacancy - Personal Trainer (Support Worker), Possobilities

Possobilities are look for a Personal Trainer (Support Worker) to manage and operate a new purpose built, fully accessible gym facility designed to enable vulnerable people and those with physical barriers to lead healthy and active lives.

You will be working independently in the new PossoAbilities annexe managing a small team of volunteers. The small facility will primarily cater to people who would otherwise struggle to attend a gym, due to a range of real or perceived barriers including people in wheelchairs, older people, those in rehabilitation, people with significant weight issues. The specialist equipment is specifically designed to enable everyone to take park and the gym will be limited to 6 users at a time. You will sell the benefits of regular attendance at the gym, create individual workout programmes and then monitor individuals as they progress. You will be responsible for achieving reasonable sales and retention targets to ensure the venture is sustainable.

Working Hours:

They are willing to consider part-time or full-time, self employed or employed for the right candidate(s).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

· Delivering the highest quality of customer service

· Monitoring client progress via HUR tracking software

· Providing health, nutrition and lifestyle advice as appropriate

· Creating personalised training plans which clients can follow in the gym or at home

· Proactively marketing the gym

· Taking responsibility for sales and retention targets

· Creating transition plans if clients wish to move to mainstream facilities

· Teaching and demonstrating techniques and exercises

· Using data to improve the service

· Managing volunteers

· Ensuring health and safety policies are in place and adhered to

· Cleaning and monitoring of equipment

· Connecting people with activities and events in the main centre as appropriate

Person Specification:

· Passionate about the benefits of movement and exercise (E)

· Experience of using HUR or other hydraulic fitness equipment (D)

· Experience of working with people with physical disabilities or barriers to participation (E)

· Experience of meeting sales and quality targets (D)

· Supervisory Experience (D)

· Experience of creating fitness/wellness programmes for vulnerable people (D)

· Relevant qualifications including personal training and First Aid. (E)

· Minimum of 2 years experience in personal training (E)

You will be working with vulnerable adults and must be willing to undertake relevant checks

Application Process

Please submit your CV to mfyfe@possobilities.org.uk and a covering letter detailing your suitability for this exciting role

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: £17,000.00 to £20,000.00 /year

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