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Exercise Instructor (part time)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The MSK Physiotherapy Service in Bath and North East Somerset are looking for passionate individuals to join us to undertake this key role and provide excellent care and support to service users. We are looking for experienced Exercise Instructors on a part time basis to support our Osteoarthritis Pathway  and Physiotherapy Service, this position is primarily to support our Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Pathway, which provides education, advice and exercise to people over a 12 week period.

You will also be involved with rehabilitation for back pain, post-operative rehabilitation and other musculoskeletal problems. This will include some online/virtual classes and appointments.

This is a part time opportunity working 18.75 hours across Monday, Wednesday and Friday. You will be based at Keynsham Health Centre but there may be requirement to travel to our other bases in Paulton Hospital and St Martins Hospital.

Main Responsibility

  • Set up and run a number of exercise programs in various locations, including virtual classes.
  • Have an active role in booking patient appointments for the OA pathway, 1:1 sessions and classes
  • Accept delegated tasks from the team leader or senior physiotherapist.
  • Manage & prioritise own caseload without direct supervision but with guidance from senior colleagues.
  • Use judgement and initiative to produce exercise programmes, develop them and see them through to completion.
  • Evaluate outcomes and produce discharge reports.
  • Liaise with external agencies as appropriate.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone with experience of working in the field of healthcare but more importantly is having the willingness to learn and the enthusiasm to make a difference. 

We will expect you to be highly motivated, passionate about health and exercise, creative and committed to your own continuous professional development.  You will also need to be able to work under pressure and have a good understanding of providing person-centered support. 

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

Personal Specification


  • Registered with the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 3, and /or a Sports Science degree
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Demonstrate effective team working skills.
  • Good levels of IT literacy including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience and understanding of providing support and interactive training to group participants, colleagues and professional groups.
  • Confidence to work using own initiative under some supervision.
  •    Experience of developing relationships with external agencies and organisations (partnership working)
  • An understanding of the legislation that applies to care and health work.


  • Additional qualification such as exercise referral
  • Experience of working in a support practitioner role.
  • Experience of working in a health care setting.
  • Experience of explaining information to a range of work colleagues.
  • Experience of multidisciplinary and lone working.

Package Description

The team are focused on professional growth and development, and will ensure you feel valued every day. Alongside this, as an Exercise Instructor you will receive: 

  • Supportive team with regular supervision, mentoring and support 
  • £25,200 full time equivalent per annum and group pension. 
  • Variety of service users to work with in the community setting, no day is the same
  • Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance
  • Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year 
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.


While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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