PERSONAL TRAINER

OVERVIEW:

To provide personal training, sports massage and coaching to assigned clients to ensure safety and facilitate performance towards their planned goals.

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

  • Greet clients upon arrival
  • Review client worksheets
  • Review client food & exercise logs
  • Discuss activities since last workout
  • Review upcoming workout
  • Coach client through workout
  • Remind client of next workout
  • Complete training worksheet
  • Input client information into databases (Excel)
  • Review worksheets with supervisor
  • Make sure there are no surprises
  • Conduct and present research into key topics surrounding health, performance, function and rehabilitation
  • Attend all meetings when requested
  • Engage with clients outside of sessions through notes, emails & social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.)

REPORTING STRUCTURE:

Report to assigned Supervisor; you supervise no one.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

Excellent verbal communications skills. Excellent listening skills. Adept at adjusting to people’s moods and personalities. Must have the emotional stamina to be “at your best” with each client. Hard working and proactive. Ability to work as a team but also be left to their own devices.

PREFERABLE SKILLS:

Ideally the successful candidate would have good A-level qualifications (or equivalent), be an undergraduate or graduate in Sport 7 exercise Science or a related field and possess a current exercise, fitness or personal training qualification such as ACSM, NASM, Premier, YMCA, CHEK, and/or a current sports massage qualification.

TRAINING REQUIRED:

As part of your work you will learn how to:

  • Assess clients physiological load and write exercise programmes to address low, moderate and high overall levels
  • Assess functional deficits and imbalances in the core and back musculature
  • Design personalised exercise programmes that balance the autonomic nervous system
  • Understand how optimising posture not only improves function but increases overall wellness
  • Implement a plethora of exercises that enhance function
  • Greet assigned clients
  • Overall training protocol
  • Client worksheets
  • Ask questions according to a clients personality needs
  • Training worksheets
  • Handle client problems
  • What to do in case of emergency
  • Protocol for nutritional supplements
  • Chain of command
  • Expected behaviour
  • PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL:

    Quarterly, semi-annual, annual

    COMPENSATION:

    £15 per contact hour

    INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY:

    Owner & HR Consultant