ELITE Gym Personal Trainer

Grantley Hall is an exclusive, five star luxury hotel and wellness retreat, nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. With 47 exquisite rooms and suites, four exceptional restaurants – ranging from fine dining to Pan-Asian experience dining and three sophisticated bars. The extensive development has also included the introduction of a tranquil spa and pioneering ELITE luxury gym and executive wellness facility, alongside a stunning events pavilion that seats up to 180 guests with a unique and glamorous champagne and cocktail bar.

Grantley Hall aims to be a leading UK luxury hotel and wellness retreat, bringing a touch of vibrant city centre style to the Yorkshire countryside. We will create a long-lasting legacy that celebrates the rich heritage and history of Grantley Hall. Offering a distinctly different and diverse range of experiences and exceptional customer service, and combined with the  warmth of our welcome, and relaxed Yorkshire charm we aim to create memorable moments for our guests to cherish and a magical place for our friends and colleagues to work. 

Magical | Respectful | Innovative | Passionate | Consistent

Grantley Hall is due to open in Spring 2019, we have an exciting opportunity for ELITE Gym Personal Trainer (Coach) to ensure our guests receive a five star service.



• 31 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing with service,
• Modern and spacious live in accommondation for eligible roles. 
• Grantley Gateway - discounts on supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, meals out, local attractions and cash back on online purchases.
• Increased maternity and paternity leave with length of service.
• We celebrate success. With a summer party, winter awards ceremony as well team events and incentives. throughout the year we also celebrate training achievements, birthdays, marriages, new babies and length of service awards.
• Pension - Eligible team members will benefit from a NEST pension scheme.
• 24/7 team assistant line.
• Complimentary nutritious meal when on duty.
• Team Member of the Month Awards.
• Refer a Friend Award.
• All team members will be issued with a bespoke Grantley Hall uniform


We are proud to be accredited by The Workplace Wellbeing Charter.
• We offer all team members free confidential and confidential assessments, personal fitness programmes and we can offer nutritional advice.
• We encourage a balanced diet by offering complimentary balanced meals whilst on duty,
• We are proud to be a mindful employer and we have mental health first aiders on site.
• We regularly hold health and well-being events to ensure we are supporting you and your goals accordingly.
• We have a confidential 24/7 team assistance line that offers you free telephone counselling as well as legal and financial advice and support.

Grantley Academy

The Grantley Academy is our dedicated training facility based at East Lodge within the Grantley Hall estate. We offer on the job training, personal development, coaching & mentoring, managerial and supervisory training coupled with professional qualifications specific to each individual’s requirements.
On arrival, each team member will receive a bespoke development plan to support them in their new job role and their learning journey with us. Whether the dream is of becoming the next Michelin starred chef, leading marketeer or head housekeeper, the Grantley Academy will help pave your way to success.

Joining us at Grantley Hall brings the opportunity of a 5 star career at a 5 star hotel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver all business operational tasks and functions efficiently to a high standard without compromise.
  • Comply with and maintain all Health & Safety of self and others in accordance with company Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • Attend all meetings and training as directed by Director of ELITE Gym & SPA and ELITE Gym Manager.
  • Complete all required online training annually as listed on Grantley Hall Portal (Flow).
  • Ability and knowledge on how to operate all management software systems.
  • Report customer’s comments/feedback, passing on suggestions and dealing with or referring complaints immediately to relevant management in order to resolve matters without delay.
  • Maintain current (in-date) and competent in skills required for this role.
  • Clean, tidy and maintain high standards of cleanliness of all equipment and facilities to ensure the highest standard are achieved and maintained.
  • Ensure ELITE Gym (including SPA pool) facilities are opened and secured during specified operating times.  This also includes daily walk rounds.    
  • Provide a first class customer service and experience by interacting confidently, professionally in a courteous manner to ensure all clients’ needs are met.
  • Conduct fitness assessments and testing to establish client’s fitness levels, skills and goals in order to design individual bespoke fitness programmes, using innovative and challenging exercises to keep clients interested, engaged and motivated.
  • Ability to analyse key information relating to your client in order to design and implement effective individual personal training programmes and packages.
  • Use your knowledge and skills to design, implement, monitor personal fitness programmes, and deliver products and packages expected of such a facility.
  • Educate and advise clients on areas such as heart rate monitoring, recovery techniques, hydration strategies, injury prevention, overtraining and acclimatisation training.  
  • Educate and advise your clients on how to reach their fitness and health goals.
  • Regularly track, monitor and record your clients' training progress and provide feedback and programme adjustments where required to meet the client’s needs and goals.
  • Conduct one-on-one or group fitness classes/sessions as and when required.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest evidenced based fitness training techniques and best practise.
  • Ability and experience to deliver performance and lifestyle analysis, advice and designing individual programmes based on data from performance monitoring equipment and systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to use/operate ELITE Gym’s specialist equipment including; whole body cryotherapy, medistream aqua massage, underwater treadmill, altitude training facilities, VO2 Max testing equipment and methods.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pool and plant room facilities, training and operation.
  • Assist with membership retention strategies for existing clients.
  • To carry out any other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of this job description.

Competencies & Qualifications


  • Level 3 or above Certified Personal Trainer Qualification
  • REPs Level 3 or above, or equivalent...accreditation certificate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent time keeping and organisational skills


  • Proven experience of working with performance enhancing equipment
  • Pool and plant training (Training provided)
  • First Aid (Training provided)
  • Knowledge and understanding on the use of specialist equipment including; whole body cryotherapy chamber, medistream aqua massage, underwater treadmill, altitude training facilities, VO2 Max testing equipment and methods (Training provided).
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar job role 


  • Ability to inspire and motivate your clients
  • Ability to deliver a high level of customer care
  • High levels of enthusiasm and drive
  • Have a friendly and outgoing personality