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Gym Support Worker

  • Closes: 12/07/2024
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Main Duties

  • To provide a relaxed and controlled atmosphere in which service users feel comfortable to exercise in
  • To be responsible for providing group or individual exercise sessions in which service users can reach their health and fitness goals.
  • To prepare and deliver physical activity programmes and instructor lead exercise sessions on consultation in line with good practice issued by appropriate national governing body guidelines.
  • To create a supportive environment in which clients may gain personal, social and heath benefits.
  • To be aware and keep up to date with current development issues and best practice within the appropriate physical activity and exercise industry sectors.
  • To be aware of any medical, psychological, or special needs of the service users and adapt the exercise, activities and teaching styles accordingly to best meet the individual’s needs.
  • To advise and educate clients on the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle and to energetically promote physical activity.
  • To observe confidentiality and always maintain a professional relationship with service users.
  • To liaise with nursing staff and inform them of any concerns or issues with individual service user’s physical health and fitness if necessary.
  • To provide safe, effective, fun, and progressive exercise sessions.
  • To be responsible for keeping up to date within the health and fitness industry and participate in development opportunities.
  • To ensure the retention of valid and appropriate governing body qualifications
  • To work flexibly in the interests of the service users.
  • To work positively and inclusively with other colleagues and clients to provide a workplace and service that does not discriminate against people on the ground of their age, sexuality, religion, race, gender or disability.

 

 

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