Aquaterra Leisure

Active Health Facilitator - London

London Borough of Camden and Islington
£17,500 Pro rata
28 Dec 2016
28 Jan 2017
Job Type
Part Time

Active Health Facilitator - London Borough of Camden and Islington

£17,500 Pro rata - Maternity Cover (14 hours per week) and Casual hours

Aquaterra Leisure is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable candidate with a passion for healthy lifestyle initiatives for their local authority health referral programmes.

The ideal candidate should be a champion of healthy lifestyles, passionate about the positive power of physical activity and able to motivate others to change their behaviour.

Some of the main responsibilities for the role include:

  • To assist with delivering Exercise on Referral and Adult Weight Management Programmes (conducting assessments and exercise sessions) to ensure a service that meets or exceeds key stakeholder expectations including commissioners, referrers, participants

  • Deliver 1:1 and group exercise sessions in a range of environments sites including local leisure centres or other venues in the borough appropriate to ability and goals of participant(s)

  • To ensure all administrative duties for referral programmes are kept up to date, including database management.

The applicant should have experience in the following:

  • Working on physical activity and health initiatives with individuals with a variety of medical conditions
  • Working with clients with existing medical conditions on 1:1 and group basis
  • Delivery experience in a gym / studio environment

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • A formal qualification in a fitness / health discipline (Level 2)
  • Exercise on Referral Qualification (Level 3)
  • Membership of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at a minimum standard of level 3
  • High level of competency in Word, Excel and Power Point
  • High level of organisational and strong administrative skills
  • Ability and willingness to work outside normal office hours as required; to alter hours of work to meet the service needs; and to work at any location requested   

Desirable attributes would include:

  • Level 4 qualification (Cardiac Rehab, Cancer Survivorship, Obesity and Diabetes or Lower back pain
  • Exercise to music qualification or circuit training
  • Water Aerobics qualification

This position is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check