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Sport and Wellbeing Advisor

Sports & Wellbeing

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £20,275 per annum, plus 10% enhancement for Unique Working Pattern
Full Time - Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 31 July 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1160119EW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to work in the University of Southampton’s Sport and Wellbeing facilities, which are open to its students, staff and members of the wider community. These include the Jubilee Sports Centre, Mayflower Gym, Wide Lane Sports’ Ground and the Watersports Centre.  An extensive range of sport and leisure classes, courses and facilities are available to our customers from 07:00 to 22:00 every day of the week.  We are looking for a sports professional to provide a consistently high quality sports and leisure service to our customers all year round.

The post holder should be qualified to GCSE/NVQ 2/City in Guilds or equivalent. Holding a Life Guarding NVQ/NPLQ Level 2 or equivalent and First Aid qualification is essential, as is being a Member of Register of Exercise Professionals Level 2 or equivalent. Relevant experience in the fitness and leisure industry is an advantage, along with the experience of delivering sessions to customers such as fitness classes and gym programmes. This is a full time post working on a rolling rota pattern.

The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated and organised Sport and Wellbeing team responsible for ensuring safe and efficient daily operation of the facilities, meeting accredited standards, and ensuring that our customers are advised or supported during their leisure activities, classes, courses or instruction. You should have proven experience in handling a diverse range of situations in a customer focussed environment.

As well as core benefits including maternity, paternity and adoption leave and sickness benefits, other benefits include access to arts and culture facilities, a range of staff discounts and flexible working policies.  

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed application form online at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1160119EW on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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