Wellbeing and Fitness Instructor

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South East
£25,183 to £25,183 per annum
Salary Description:
£25,183 per annum
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HMP Bronzefield have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Wellbeing and Fitness Instructor to work within the prison.

You will lead, instruct, and motivate individuals and groups of all ages and skill levels in exercise activities. You will be required to demonstrate exercises and design routines to residents to minimize injury and promote wellbeing and fitness.

We house up to 572 women (approximately 14.5% of the national female prison population). The women in our custody have a diverse and complex set of needs and range from mothers and babies, young offenders, life and long term sentenced women, short to mid-term sentenced women, foreign nationals and women on remand. HMP/YOI Bronzefield is a closed local prison serving courts across the South of England. Our mission is to deliver quality of life services which make a meaningful difference to women in the criminal justice system by supporting them to change their lives for the better. To achieve this we focus on providing needs-based services and programmes to rehabilitate and improve the well-being of our women.

We have been awarded a bronze accreditation by Investors in People for our commitment to our staff, their development, engagement and investment in a sustainable future.
Job DescriptionSalary £25,183 broken down as £21,730 + London weighting (£3,453 per annum)

Excellent benefits including season ticket loans, free meals, free parking, subsidised gym membership, group discount schemes, pension and 28 days holiday
Location - HMP Bronzefield, Woodthorpe Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 3JZ. Please note this is not located near Ashford in Kent
Main Responsibilities
Organise and supervise a range of activities for residents using the Gym
Ensure the physical health and Well-Being needs of the residents are met
Run a range of PEI programmes that promote participation and complement the prison regime taking into account the diverse needs of the population
Promote healthy lifestyle opportunities for the residents whilst in custody, that can be continued upon release
Deliver accredited qualifications to Gym users and facilitate learner progression
Provide new users with full Multi Gym inductions
Responsible for the opening and closing of the Multi Gym and Sports Hall
Organise Sports Competitions and events for users
Promote and support Staff health and fitness programmes
Provide relevant reports as directed by the gymnasium manager to the required areas on time, ie regime monitoring, wages tool check sheets
Ensure the safe set up and storage the sports equipment
Deliver fitness sessions for Staff to promote health and well being

The Ideal Candidate
Level 3 certificate in Personal Training
Indoor Cycling Group Exercise Qualification
Yoga qualification
REPs / CIMPSA Member
Ability to carry out data collation as set out by the Wellbeing Manager

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 5 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Lucy Mellor

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