fbpx Active Minds Instructor - Basingstoke | Basingstoke Sports Centre
£23.35 per hour
Final Application Date: 
Sunday 25th July 2021

Are you a people person who has an interest in customer wellbeing? Can you put people first and deliver excellent customer service? Are you passionate about Health and Fitness and issues around those suffering from mental health and anxiety issues? Do you have a CIMSPA recognised Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification and experience working with people to improve their mental health?

As part of our commitment to create healthier lives for everyone in the community, Basingstoke Sports Trust is looking to recruit an Active Minds Instructor to lead on our Active Minds programme, which has been developed in conjunction with North Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group. These 1.5 hour group sessions will cover topics such as healthy lifestyle and nutrition before completing a group circuit session. Sessions will run for 1.5 hours with an initial one session per week. The Active in Minds course is run over 12 consecutive weeks. Future plans are to run two 12 week courses per week as the programme develops.

You will be enthusiastic, a great team player, professional, self-motivated and have excellent organisational skills to offer the best service to the course attendees. You will get to engage with the course attendees, conduct seminars on nutrition, healthy lifestyles and the benefits of exercise. The position will also include completing health checks, developing programmes, monitoring attendance and produce end of course summary for the HNCCG and Senior Managers. You will also be expected to record progress during the 12 week course and obtain course feedback.

You will play an important role in helping to organise the sessions and will bring your passion to help support the course customers work towards their fitness and mental health goals. Your role will also encompass in maintaining a Covid secure environment, providing customers with reassurance and guidance so that they can participate in their activity safely.

The benefits we offer include:

  • Free Basingstoke Sports Centre Membership
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Discounted rates at local retailers in and around Festival Place

BST (Basingstoke Sports Trust) is a charitable leisure trust based at Festival Place in Basingstoke, Hampshire. A truly independent Trust created in 1965, we manage two facilities – Basingstoke Sports Centre and our club bstFitness, which is located on Park Way in the town of Newbury.  

The successful candidate will be placed subject to an advanced DBS check.


Interested? Please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] by email or by post to Basingstoke Sports Centre, Festival Place, Basingstoke, RG21 7LE.