Sport and Wellbeing Advisor

Southampton, United Kingdom
£20,675 to £24,461 + 10% enhancement for unique working pattern
07 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Sports & Wellbeing

Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £20,675 to £24,461 + 10% enhancement for unique working pattern
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 19 April 2021
Interview Date: Friday 07 May 2021
Reference: 1358021EW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to work in the University of Southampton’s Sport and Wellbeing facilities, which are open to its students, staff and members of the wider community. These include the signature Jubilee Sports Centre, Mayflower Gym, Wide Lane Sports’ Ground and the Watersports Centre. An extensive range of sport and leisure classes, courses and facilities are available to our customers from 07:00 to 22:00 every day of the week. We are looking for sports professionals to provide a consistently high quality sports and leisure service to our customers all year round.

The post holder should be qualified to GCSE/NVQ 2/City in Guilds or equivalent. Holding a Life Guarding NVQ/NPLQ Level 2 or equivalent and First Aid qualification is essential, as is being a Member of Register of Exercise Professionals Level 2 or equivalent. Relevant experience in the fitness and leisure industry is an advantage, along with the experience of delivering sessions to customers such as fitness classes and gym programmes. This is a full time post working set hour working patterns.

The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated and organised Sport and Wellbeing team responsible for ensuring safe and efficient daily operation of the facilities, meeting accredited standards, and ensuring that our customers are advised or supported during their leisure activities, classes, courses or instruction. You should have proven experience in handling a diverse range of situations in a customer focussed environment.

As well as core benefits including maternity, paternity and adoption leave and sickness benefits, other benefits include access to arts and culture facilities, childcare vouchers, a range of staff discounts and flexible working policies.

If you have any queries, please email

You will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring service (DBS) check.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email  Please quote reference 1358021EW on all correspondence.