Health, Fitness and Leisure Assistant
Henshaws College, Harrogate
Closing date: Wednesday, 3rd Mar 2021
Hourly rate: £8.76 per hour/£16,854.24 per annum
Location: Henshaws College, Harrogate
Hours per Week: 37 (To be worked flexibly over 7 days)
Working Weeks: 52 weeks per year
Annual Leave: 25 days Annual leave plus 10 bank holidays (Pro-rata for term-time and part-time posts)
DBS : Enhanced with Child and adult barring
Henshaws Specialist College is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower children and young people living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want. Whether that’s preparing for employment, making friends or learning to live more independently, we enable our students to make their aspirations possible and goals a reality.
We are looking for a Health, Fitness and Leisure Assistant to work as part of our Health and Fitness Team
Henshaws Specialist College offers further education to young people with physical disabilities, learning difficulties and complex health needs. The College site boasts a fully accessible leisure centre with fully enabled gym, sports hall hydro- and swimming pool. The leisure centre team share the facility with a team of physio and occupational therapists
To assist the Sports & Fitness Centre Managers in the effective running of the Sports & Fitness Centre and to help ensure that all areas are maintained to a high standard and meet all health and safety requirements. The role will require a combination of administrative and customer focused skills and will include providing sport and fitness advice for all users of the Centre, along with a willingness to work flexibly in order to accommodate student needs and income generation opportunities.
Key responsibilities will include:
To support and assist the Sports & Fitness Centre Manager in any area of the Centre as required (gym/ sports hall/ swimming/ hydrotherapy pools)
Assist the Sports & Fitness Centre team in the delivery of student activities and physio programs under the supervision of the Sports & Fitness Centre Manager
Ensure all gym equipment is kept clean and well maintained
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Experience of working in a sports centre
Minimum Level 2 gym qualification
Qualification or a willingness to work towards National Pool Plant Operators Certificate and Lifeguard qualification
Closing date Wednesday 3rd March 2021 – 12 Noon
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.
Registered Charity No: 221888