Fitness Instructor - Skipton
Fitness Instructor - The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate offers a fantastic opportunity to anyone looking to join a rapidly growing business with an ambition to become a significant landmark hotel in the years to come. The hotel also plays host to a wide array of activities on the 1400 acre estate which includes; a Shooting Ground (CPSA Premier standard), Falconry Centre, The Land Rover 4x4 Experience, Fly-Fishing on the 24 acre lake or River Aire, Archery, Target Golf, Mountain bike hire (maps are given to the guests setting out trails across the estate) The existing Coniston Hotel team are very customer centered and if you pride yourself on delivering exceptional service then you will fit in well. ROLE OVERVIEW To provide a range of fitness services to members/guests including classes, personal training and gym instruction ensuring they are met in a professional, timely and efficient manner to support in achieving the departmental budget and standards. Responsible for: MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position: OPERATIONAL Teach classes qualified to instruct within the current offering Ensure correct procedures are followed with regards to fitness safety by correct warm up and cool down periods in classes. To be readily available to advise and support users in the gym To undertake induction training for all new members To undertake fitness testing and operate programming of fitness users If qualified, to promote and carry out Personal Training sessions To ensure that all fitness equipment, fabric, furniture & fittings are maintained in an operational, clean and tidy condition at all times Assist with general duties in the fitness department, to ensure smooth running of department Report any unusual occurrences immediately to your line manager To be able to work shifts with maximum flexibility as and when necessary To carry out any other duties as imposed by the needs of the business and requested by a senior manager FINANCIAL/COMMERCIAL To carry out accurate and timely monthly stock takes To strive to achieve both personal and departmental targets HUMAN RESOURCE To attend departmental induction and company orientation training To support excellent working relationships within the department To follow the SOP's for all leave (holiday, un-paid, sickness) To attend and contribute in all training booked by management To adhere to company dress code and to maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and cleanliness ADMINISTRATIVE Attend and contribute in monthly departmental meetings SALES AND MARKETING To proactively drive sales in all areas of the business To actively sell promotional activity and encourage bookings for events To ensure leaflets, around the business are constantly available and the area is tidy at all times. IT SYSTEMS Maintain data integrity of any electronic stock control system, point of sale, and SPA software HEALTH & SAFETY/LEGAL To carry out and log daily H&S checks in relation to the gym and studio and any outdoor areas used for fitness Ensure that all departmental equipment used is maintained and in good working order To always use the correct cleaning materials and in the correct manner at all times as laid down by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, (COSHH) Regulations 1988 and maintain your department COSHH Register Ensure safe working practices are adhered to at all times Proactively support the Health and Safety Policy of the Coniston Spa in conjunction with the Health & Safety at Work Act Comply with the Fire Safety Policy of the Coniston Spa To follow first aid procedures in the event of dealing with an accident Ensure you are familiar with the health and safety regulations laid out by the Coniston Spa To deal with any accidents quickly , efficiently and following the correct procedure To identify, deal with and alert the manager to any H&S issue Attend and contribute to Health & Safety Meetings as required PERSON SPECIFICATION ESSENTIAL A passion for customer service excellence Fitness Instruction qualification (Level 2) Ability to work as part of a team Reliable, Efficient and pro-active Keen for personal development and learning Ability to work calmly under pressure Previous work experience in a similar role First Aid Qualification (or willing to train) DESIRABLE Personal training qualification Further fitness qualifications Lifeguard qualification "Thank you for your interest in the Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa. If you have not heard back from us within three weeks, unfortunately on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we would like to keep your CV on file for the next 6 months. If you prefer us not to, please let us know."