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Olympia Leisure Centre, DD1 4DF
£21,665 - £22,302 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city.

You will be working an average of 37 hours per week carried out over a 6 week rota, this will include weekend and evening hours.


You will hold a minimum of a level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification, a GP or Exercise Referral Qualification* and hold a current and valid First Aid Certificate.

*or be willing to work towards, and successfully attain, the qualification within 3 months of being offered the post.


To deliver a wide range of fitness services across Leisure and Culture Dundee programmes which will include working on mainstream and referral based programmes with those who experience multiple barriers to physical activity participation and those with long term medical conditions

The Individual

Where the successful candidate does not hold a relevant qualification in GP or Exercise Referral, there is an expectation that they attain the qualification within 3 months of being offered the post. Qualifications in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cancer Rehabilitation and a Level 3 Personal Trainer Qualification are desirable.

You will be experienced in delivering Gym and Circuit based exercise sessions for a wide range of clientele, in a group and 1:1 setting. In addition, you should be experienced in conducting 1:1 consultations and fitness sessions, as well as prescribing appropriate fitness plans. You will be approachable, reliable and have the ability to motivate other. In addition, you will possess excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, and be able to plan and organise time effectively.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Leisure & Culture Dundee.