Healthy Living Trainee

Are you passionate about sport, fitness, health and well-being? Do you want to turn your passion into a career? We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our Active Scilly team. This development role will allow you to earn healthy living qualifications whilst working at our health and fitness facilities.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, supporting the Active Scilly Supervisor to deliver a broad and varied range of activities that promote healthy living. The role also involves administrative tasks for Active Scilly including contact with customers via Facebook, Twitter and the Council website as well as data collection and the production of posters and leaflets.

Our comprehensive package of training will enable our trainee to earn qualifications in:

  • Lifeguarding                                                   
  • Gym trainer                                                                                                    
  • First Aid
  • Exercise to music                              


Once the core qualifications have been completed, the post holder will progress to the role of Healthy Living Assistant and play an integral part in the delivery and development of the Active Scilly service.

Candidates must be at least 16 years of age, be confident and competent swimmers, and committed to undertake all relevant theory and physical training required by the role.


Thinking of working for the Council of the Isles of Scilly? Here are just some of the benefits which we are able to offer to our employees:

  • A competitive salary
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
  • Generous Holiday allowance
  • A free confidential and impartial counselling service


For an informal discussion please telephone Susie Taylor on (01720) 424881 or email


Business Unit: 
Health & Wellbeing
Part Time - Permanent
24 per week
£16,123 - £17,072 per annum pro rata
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet

Please submit completed applications to or 
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 01720 424000