Self-Employed Personal Trainer

November 13, 2023

Job Description

Job title: Self-Employed Personal Trainer

Company: Places for People

Job description: Reporting Group:

Leisure – Operations

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We are Places for People Group, we’re a social enterprise that believes it’s people that make a community. That’s why we build homes and deliver services for everyone in the community to thrive. At Places Leisure we are changing lives by creating active places and healthy people for communities to thrive, and we want to be the UK’s leading health and wellbeing enabler.

We aren’t your typical company. We apply the same philosophy to our People as we do to our communities, ensuring our team is appreciated and supported. At Places for People, you’re more than just a number – you’re part of our cause.

More about your role

In return for a competitive monthly direct debit, you will have unlimited access to our outstanding gym facility to provide memorable Personal Training experiences.

You will have the opportunity to build rapport with our members, build your own client base to deliver a world class session, in accordance with the safety standard set by Places Leisure.

You will create an exceptional and fun activity environment by utilising and demonstrating your strong communication skills, along with your vast industry knowledge.

More about you

You need to be a highly motivated individual who inspires our members to achieve their health and fitness related goals.

You’ll need the following:


  • Qualified to fitness level 3 status
  • Personal liability insurance cover for a minimum of £5,000,000
  • To be recognised by CIMSPA as a Practitioner
  • To keep abreast of industry trends


  • Available to cover gym floor shifts
  • Experience of gaining and retaining clients


We are a large, diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.

We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:

  • We align with the Real Living Wage foundation
  • Full Health & Fitness membership for you, a nominated adult and up to 4 juniors
  • Flexible working (including part time working, shift work and more)
  • An opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Lots of opportunity to access ongoing personal learning and development
  • Access to our Company Pension scheme
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
  • Discounts of up to 50% on activities, centre shop and cafes
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

Armed Forces – We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant. Places for People will guarantee an interview for any candidate who has formerly served in the Armed Forces and who meets the essential criteria for the vacancy.

Disability Confident – We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident scheme certified as Level 2 Disability Confident Employer. This helps us to successfully employ and retain people with disabilities and health conditions. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview. The Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 for NI) defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has sa substantial and long-term negative effect on their ability to do daily activities.

Neurodivergent – Neurodiverse individuals have highly valuable skills, and we recognise that a traditional interview process sometimes works against them and doesn’t allow them to self-advocate. Neurodiverse applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview.

Expected salary:

Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire

Job date: Wed, 08 Nov 2023 08:41:56 GMT

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