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Wellbeing and Fitness Instructor - Sodexo

Job Title: Wellbeing and Fitness Instructor - Sodexo
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ashford
Salary: £3453
Reference: 58642
Job Published: February 27, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

You will lead, instruct, and motivate individuals and groups of all ages and skill levels in exercise activities. You will be required to demonstrate exercises and design routines to residents to minimize injury and promote wellbeing and fitness.

We house up to 572 women (approximately 14.5% of the national female prison population). The women in our custody have a diverse and complex set of needs and range from mothers and babies, young offenders, life and long term sentenced women, short to mid-term sentenced women, foreign nationals and women on remand. HMP/YOI Bronzefield is a closed local prison serving courts across the South of England. Our mission is to deliver quality of life services which make a meaningful difference to women in the criminal justice system by supporting them to change their lives for the better. To achieve this we focus on providing needs-based services and programmes to rehabilitate and improve the well-being of our women.

We have been awarded a bronze accreditation by Investors in People for our commitment to our staff, their development, engagement and investment in a sustainable future. Main Responsibilities

  • Organise and supervise a range of activities for residents using the Gym

  • Ensure the physical health and Well-Being needs of the residents are met

  • Run a range of PEI programmes that promote participation and complement the prison regime taking into account the diverse needs of the population

  • Promote healthy lifestyle opportunities for the residents whilst in custody, that can be continued upon release

  • Deliver accredited qualifications to Gym users and facilitate learner progression

  • Provide new users with full Multi Gym inductions

  • Responsible for the opening and closing of the Multi Gym and Sports Hall

  • Organise Sports Competitions and events for users

  • Promote and support Staff health and fitness programmes

  • Provide relevant reports as directed by the gymnasium manager to the required areas on time, ie regime monitoring, wages tool check sheets

  • Ensure the safe set up and storage the sports equipment

  • Deliver fitness sessions for Staff to promote health and well being

Candidate Description

  • Level 3 certificate in Personal Training and/or Level 3 Exercise Referrals

  • Yoga qualification or Spinning qualification

  • Ability to carry out data collation as set out by the Wellbeing Manager

  • Strong customer services skills and experience in the fitness industry, one to one and group exercise experience.

  • Customer service orientated attitude combined with innovative thinking

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a proven experience of managing client and/or customer relationships.

  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint


  • Zumba / Dance qualification

  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Application Description

Location - HMP Bronzefield, Woodthorpe Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 3JZ. Please note this is not located near Ashford in Kent. Job Introduction