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Want to work for the Y Club? Of course you do! Are you passionate about working in a customer focused environment and delivering exceptional service. We are currently recruiting for the role of Fitness Instructor. Join us at Manchester City Centre’s largest and friendliest Health Club.  Full information can be found here.

Fitness Instructor The Y Club Manchester

The Y Club is proud to be Manchester City Centre’s largest and friendliest health club.

We are currently recruiting for somebody to join our Fitness Instructor Team. To assist in the induction of members in the use of the gym facilities and exercise programmes, prepare sports facilities for the use of designated individuals and groups, to clean and carry out general equipment maintenance of all facilities along with reception duties as required and in accordance with the customer care procedures of the Y Club.

The role involves:


To assist Duty Managers and Club Manager in all operational aspects of the day to day running of the club.
Carry out inductions and programmes within the gym as and when required.
To carry out hourly cleaning checks in the gym, pool/plant and changing areas and ensure they are regularly serviced.
Assist with reporting and where possible, deal with basic equipment maintenance throughout the club.
To ensure a high level of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the club at all times.
To take exercise classes and cover any class when required by the Duty Manager.
Maintain a level of professionalism at all times.
To administer First Aid or to seek professional assistance in this area as appropriate
To ensure that the highest standard of safety and security for all users and their property is maintained at all times.
To ensure the safe use of all machinery relevant to one’s duties
To set up, dismantle and maintain sports equipment as required.
To comply with all aspects of Health and Safety as laid down in the Manchester YMCA Health and Safety policy.
Achieve all standards set at appraisal.
Assist in marketing of the club in terms of sales and promotion drives.
To carry out all aspects of reception duties including the handling of fees, taking booking and dealing with general enquiries.
To carry out all other duties as and when requested by the Club Manager and Duty Manager.

Essential Requirements

Qualified to Level 2 Fitness Instructor or above
Qualifications in circuits and spin
Good listening skills
The ability to carry out member gym inductions
Knowledge and experience of use of an electric cash register
The ability to deal with members and customers in a polite and efficient manner
The ability to work under pressure and on own initiative
The ability to co-operate with colleagues to work as an effective team
A flexible approach to working practices, including shifts
To be able to work on a rotating shift pattern weekend/bank holidays included

Desirable Requirements

Qualifications in Kettle Bells, Bodypump, MetaFit or any other fitness classes
A current First Aid & Life Guard Certificate
Minimum 2 years’ experience of working in a leisure or sport based environment
Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Access) or any other electronic hotel/leisure booking system
Full clean driving licence


To implement the YMCA Manchester safeguarding policy.
To report any safeguarding concerns to your line manager, to follow reporting procedures as outlined in the YMCA Manchester safeguarding policy.

In return

28 days holidays including public/bank holidays (pro rata)
Free membership for you and 1 free membership for partner, family member or friend
Free parking
Discounted room rates for yourself, friends and family at the Castlefield Hotel
Discounted food and drinks at the Castlefield Hotel
£9 per hour.

The position is 4 days per week (30 hours) shift work

To apply please email Rachel – RachelGJ@yclub.org.uk

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