Sport and Wellbeing Assistant

Southampton, United Kingdom
£19,209 to £20,600 Per annum
02 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Sports & Wellbeing

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £19,209 to £20,600 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 10 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1584821EW-R

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.

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 focused environment.

There is a requirement to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This post is offered on a full-time, permanent basis. You will be working set hour working patterns.

To view the University of Southampton’s wide range of benefits, please visit

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 Michelle Jose (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 1584821EW-R on all correspondence.

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