Health & Fitness Coaches


We are looking for Health & Fitness Coaches to work in our brand new Strength & Conditioning Gym as part of our brand new Community & Activity Village in Newark.  We are exceptionally proud and excited to open our Strength & Conditioning Gym which will hosts classes and sessions for all ages and abilities including children and disability classes.

If you are an experienced and passionate coach, we are looking for people to support the opening of this facility. This is a wonderful new addition to the local area and we are very excited to find our new Health & Fitness Coaches to make this a really inspiring venue for the local community.

Send us your CV and apply today

If you think that you’d be a great fit for this role and your experience can demonstrate an ability to provide high quality care and education for children apply today.

Job Title: Health & Fitness Coach
Department: Newark & Sherwood
Responsible to: Gym Manager
Location: YMCA Newark & Sherwood, Community & Activity Village, Lord Hawke Way, Newark on Trent, NG24 4FH
Hours: 15 (10 hours of coaching, and 5 hours of admin will be required per week)
Salary:  £10,938.51

Job Purpose
  1. Responsible for the delivery of a variety of high-quality strength & conditioning classes to a wide range of members
  2. Ensure the provision of excellent Customer Service and Safe Operation of the Centre
  3. Additional hours included within this role for administrative responsibilities, helping with marketing and promotion, member engagement and on-boarding
  4. Option to be able deliver PT sessions
  5. Support the development of an organisational culture that puts our Christian Core Values – Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility – at the centre of all we do.
Principal Responsibilities
  1. Coaching & Programme Delivery
1.1     Deliver strength & conditioning classes to members following the coach’s manual
1.2     Effectively communicate and coach a variety of skills and movements to a wide
range of audiences
1.3     Aid with the programming of class workouts
1.4     Create a friendly, fun & inclusive training environment for all members
1.5     Ensure the safe delivery of classes and that all H&S protocols are followed.
  1. Promotion & Member Engagement
2.1     Assist the Management in marketing and promotion of the gym
2.2     Actively seek out opportunities to engage with members and build professional relationships with
2.3     Ensure a good working understanding of the CRM system
2.4     Work with other YMCA support services and departments (especially Marketing&PR to generate content for social media and regular blog posts on our website)
  1. Ongoing Development
3.1     Actively engage in continual learning to improve coaching skills and delivery
3.2     Take part in in-house and external training
3.3     Attend coaches’ meetings
3.4     Provide ideas and suggestions on how things can be improved or done better.
  1. Facility Upkeep & Health & Safety
4.1     Ensure the gym is a safe and clean environment for members
4.2     Carry out any minor maintenance as and when required – to inform the Manager of any major maintenance/repair needed
4.3     Keep Management informed of any accidents/incidents, which occur on your shift, and to report any situation, which may be a Health & Safety hazard
4.4     Act as shift supervisor cover where required
4.5     Maintain professionalism and professional boundaries with both staff and
4.6     Ensure familiarity with all aspects of the gym operations including promotions, memberships, and other job roles.