Youth Fitness Instructor
£7,430 per annum
Hours per week: Part time 15 hpw
Employment type: Permanent
Torus is an ambitious and well-established housing group with deep roots in our three heartlands of Liverpool, St Helens and Warrington.
Torus Foundation, the charitable arm of Torus, is committed in supporting the development of stronger communities; creating connected, independent and sustainable neighbourhoods, through empowering people to achieve their full potential. Dedicated to our staff, Torus families and communities, striving for happy and healthy lives for all.
The Foundation has distinct programmes to support employment and skills, health and wellbeing, financial and digital inclusion, and young people. We are expanding our programmes and are recruiting across all disciplines.
We are looking for dynamic and compassionate workers who enjoy developing their own skills alongside enabling our clients to grow, achieve and succeed. Are you a team player who would thrive within this inclusive culture? If yes, we want to hear from you.
About the role:
FireFit Hub is a state-of-the-art world class facility for young people and the community, delivering a range of youth work programmes and interventions. We are currently seeking a Sports Youth Worker - who can deliver a youth work programme that provides a range of sporting activities, teams and Duke of Edinburgh Award to challenge and further develop children and young people.
Please Note: As young people will be part of the interview and selection process all interviews will take place on an evening/ weekend.
Your main responsibilities will include:
To work as part of the youth team to deliver a high-quality youth work programme creating exciting and innovative opportunities for improving the lives of young people and the wider community.
To work alongside Gym & Fitness Team Leader to facilitate personal, social and educational growth in young people to help them reach their full potential.
Deliver, monitor and review activities in line with Torus Foundation’s Youth Impact Framework and Theory of Change.
To be alert to issues of safeguarding, behaviour management and incident reporting processes ensuring the welfare and safety of Fire Fit Hub members.
To be successful in this role you will have:
A professional Youth Work qualification and relevant Level 3 Sports or Fitness Qualification.
Experience of leading design, delivery and evaluation of fitness activities and projects with children and young people.
Ability to communicate and respond to the changing needs of young people.
Experience of delivering innovate and engaging activities to involve young people in decision making.
*Due to the nature of this role, any offers made will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
What we offer:
In return for your hard work, we can offer you a modern workplace that is challenging, supportive and gives you room to grow your skills along with:
22 days holiday rising to 25 plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Holiday purchase scheme
Company Pension Scheme – Employer contribution of 6%
Company life assurance