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Personal Trainer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer at Sodexo Woodbank Hotel, you will be guiding and motivating clients to achieve their fitness goals through personalised exercise plans and fitness classes. You will provide individualised instruction, support, and encouragement to clients of all fitness levels, helping them to improve their overall health and well-being. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Take an active role in the planning, coordination, and execution of Woodbank fitness activities and services.
  • Instruct exercise classes as appropriate to the skills, qualifications, and experience of the post.
  • Conduct comprehensive fitness assessments to evaluate Woodbank clients' current fitness levels, health status, and goals in line with qualifications and Training Policy.
  • Stay current with industry trends, research, and best practices in fitness training, continuously expanding your knowledge and skills.
  • Maintain a professional and supportive environment in the gym or training facility, ensuring cleanliness, safety, and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Build strong rapport and communication with clients, fostering a trusting and collaborative relationship.
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to offer ideas and solutions for workflow improvement and enhancements.
  • Always comply with statutory and regulatory legislation, as well as Shell and Sodexo Health & Safety and internal policies.
  • Answer all incoming calls, emails, and instant messages politely and promptly, forwarding clients and inquiries as needed.
  • Ensure documentation and records are completed on schedule, following all policies and procedures.

What you bring:  

  • REP’s level 2 / 3 Qualification
  • Passion for Health & Fitness
  • Previous fitness instructor experience in teaching and coaching a wide range of population groups.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication with customers, clients, and staff at all levels.
  • Competent use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook in addition to strong administrative work practices.

What we offer:  

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment  
  • Competitive compensation  
  • Full training and full uniform supplied  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.

Package Description

Are you committed to transforming bodies and empowering minds, if so then we have a wonderful opportunity for you!

  • 15 hours per week
    • 3 Weeks Monday & Tuesday 2pm - 10pm
    • 1 Week Saturday & Sunday 7am - 2:30pm
    • We have a flexible approach to working hours
  • £14.48 per hour

Minimum Required Qualification REP's level 2 & 3

Please read the full job description attached to this vacancy


About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

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.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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