(FTC until October 2020)
Ref no: ACS00037
Location: The PEAK, Stirling Sports Village, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Part Time
Hours: 10 hours per week
As our Physical Activity Instructor you will support the delivery of the Inclusion through Activity Programme. Our Inclusion through Activity Programme is a fully funded project from the Changing Lives through Sport and Physical Activity Fund delivered by Spirit 2012 in partnership with The Robertson Trust, Scottish Government and sportscotland. Working across communities and facilities in Stirling you will contribute to the delivery of high-quality person-centred referral service to support individuals affected by alcohol and drug use to access, inclusive and appropriate physical activity opportunities.
Working as part of a team to motivate and positively engage with others is essential within this role. Candidates should have relevant qualifications in sport and physical activity including a Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification. Experience of supporting those facing barriers to participation is required along with experience of delivering high quality exercise and physical activity sessions.
To be responsible for the support and mentoring of individuals referred to the Inclusion through Activity Programme. To help encourage uptake of physical activity opportunities in the community. You will be required to undertake a variety of tasks including supporting the adherence and delivery of individual physical activity programmes, delivery of classes and supporting the link into wider community opportunities.
At Active Stirling we are driven by the desire to improve people’s lives through getting more people, more active, more often. We expect our team to live and breathe our brand values: people centred, ambitious, respect, team spirit and integrity to help our customers and colleagues. This means you’ll be a true team player with a positive attitude joining a team of focused and passionate people where you’ll put people at the heart of what you do making sure a consistent quality service is delivered. As such, you will aim to develop your skills and the service of your business area. You’ll get to work at a great place with excellent learning and development opportunities. Benefits include a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays, and free use of our leisure facilities plus free car parking.