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Health Trainer/Personal Trainer (Permanent)

Sports & Wellbeing

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 01 July 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1384621EW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to work in the University of Southampton’s Sport and Wellbeing facilities at the Jubilee Sports Centre, which are open to its students, staff and members of the wider community. An extensive range of sports facilities are available to our customers from 07:00 to 22:00 every day of the week. We are looking for sports professionals to provide a consistently high-quality sports and leisure service in GP referral and personal training to our customers all year round.

The post holder should be qualified to HNC/A-Level/NVQ 3 or equivalent. Holding a GP referral and Level 3 personal trainer qualification is essential, as is being a Member of Register of Exercise Professionals Level 3 or equivalent. Relevant experience in the fitness and leisure industry is an advantage, along with the experience of delivering sessions to a diverse range of customers. These roles are full time posts working set hour working patterns.

The successful candidates will be part of a highly motivated and organised Sport and Wellbeing team responsible for meeting agreed KPI’s and accredited standards and ensuring that our customers are advised or supported during their allocated sessions. 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, childcare vouchers, a range of staff discounts and flexible working policies.

This post is offered on a full-time, permanent basis. You will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring service (DBS) check.

If you have any queries, please email

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1384621EW 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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