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Sport, Fitness & Wellness Assistant (CitySpace) (2 posts available)

Student Journey - Institute of Sport

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £20,284 to £21,908 per annum
Fixed Term until 31/01/2023
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 October 2022
Reference:  0463-22
Further details:    Job Description    

CitySpace is the University of Sunderland's £12m sport and social facility, which features a 70 station fitness suite, dedicated strength and conditioning room, indoor climbing wall, sports hall, and multi purpose studios to accommodate a host of events and activities including our group exercise programme.

We are looking for a highly motivated, sports professional to work as part of the team responsible for providing a safe, clean and pleasant environment for CitySpace users, delivering high standards of service provision. 

To be considered for this role you must have a Level 2 Fitness qualification (or REPS equivalent). The successful candidate will maintain a proactive and effective support role across the breath of sport and recreation services.

In return, we can offer you:

  • a working environment with state-of-the-art fitness equipment
  • training and continual professional development opportunities, ideal for someone new to the industry, seeking experience in a supportive environment
  • a generous holiday entitlement (39 days inclusive of bank holidays and Christmas closure days) pro rata
  • enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • a range of employee benefits via our reward package My Lifestyle (cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and healthcare cash plans)
  • dedicated mental health support with onsite occupational health and counselling services
  • discounted travel
  • onsite nursery facilities

Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 10th October 2022.

Please email for inform enquiries.

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