Fitness Advisor (SP542)

University of East Anglia, Norwich





REF: SP542

Salary on appointment will be £23,078 per annum.

The Sportspark at the University of East Anglia is one of the largest sports complexes in the UK attracting over a million visits a year ( 

Our Fitness Advisers provide professional advice to our customers who range from the elite performer to those recovering from injury or illness. Our in-house training and professional development programmes will provide practical, operational experience to add to your academic background.  

You must have a Degree in Sports Science or Health/Fitness related subject; or be qualified to Level 3 or above; or have a relevant equivalent qualification. Please note we cannot accept applications not meeting this essential requirement.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and appointment will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis,we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview. 

Benefits include:

  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days.
  • Family and Work-life balance policies including considerable maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption leave.
  • Generous pension scheme with life cover for dependents, plus incapacity cover.
  • Health and Wellbeing: discounted access to sportspark facilities, relaxation rooms, 320 acres of rolling parkland, wellbeing walks, Wellbeing Ambassador network, medical centre, Occupational Health and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Campus Facilities: sportspark, library, nursery, supermarket, post office, bars and catering outlets.
  • Exclusive shopping discounts to help cut the cost of household bills, childcare salary sacrifice scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and public transport discounts.
  • Personal Development: unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses, specialist advice and training from our Organisational Development and Professional Learning Team.

Closing date: 28 June 2023

The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.

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