Exercise Referral Instructor

Location Reading
Discipline: Leisure and Fitness
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: £27,107.58
Contact name: Steve Beere

Job ref: 184146

GLL is looking for a GP Referral Instructor to work in our Reading Partnership. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a GP Referral Instructor, there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than a GP Referral Instructor job, it's a career.

 

The GP Referral Instructor is an important role in our Reading Partnership to help us deliver our health and wellbeing objectives in our Reading

Partnership. The GP Referral Instructor will be GLL’s key contact to link in with GPs and Health Professionals in the borough as well as working alongside the local authority. Working with a small team the GP Referral Instructor will manage and oversee successful delivery of the Healthwise programme.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Manage the Healthwise Programme and Healthwise team.
  • This role will oversee the delivery of Reading's Adult Weight Management programme, which will involve evening and weekend delivery work. 
  • Be the key contact for GPs/Health Professionals and the local authority
  • Complete practical as well as administrative elements of Healthwise
  • Represent Healthwise in internal and external meetings.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

 

As a leader within the leisure industry we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.

 

What you need:

  • Level 3 GP Referral qualification
  • NVQ Level 3 Fitness Instructor
  • REPS registered fitness professionals with patience, empathy, sensitivity
  • Experience of delivering and managing lifestyle interventions.

 

As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees:

  • A Values driven organisation

  • Learning & development to support career development

  • Good Pension schemes

  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.

  • A full time permanent position

  • Industry leading rates of pay

  • opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events

  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal

  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria

  • Health assurance

  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.

  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)

  • 25% off Red Letter Days

  • 25% off Buy A Gift

  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.

  • Ride to work scheme

  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses

 

About GLL:

As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres.

Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.

 

One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.

 

We offer two different types of work arrangements:

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time
  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool

 

If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.

 

So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.

 

Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer.

 

However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.

 

We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.

 

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.