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Health and Fitness Jobs Location Guide: Newcastle

Health and Fitness Jobs Location Guide: Newcastle

Health and Fitness Jobs Location Guide: Newcastle


Newcastle is not all about accents and bad (but surprisingly entertaining…) reality television. In fact, in 2017, Newcastle was named the best city in the UK to bring up a family, due to its low crime rates, career opportunities and abundance of green spaces to play. If that wasn’t enough, we are about to share even more reasons that you should consider pursuing your health and fitness career in Newcastle.


So, what’s so great about Newcastle?


One of our favourite things about Newcastle is the fact that you can get almost anywhere in 40 minutes and there is so much available within walking distance. With everything so close, you’ll have no excuse than to pop your trainers on and head out on foot, which is of course, a fabulous cardio-vascular activity!


In addition to this, Newcastle is super close to the beach, which means you have the best of both worlds – beautiful green spaces to workout and enjoy with your family, and the stunning beach at Tynemouth. We hear they have some pretty good fish and chips there, too!


We should also mention that the city of Newcastle is ridiculously committed to improving the health and fitness of its constituents, with the Active Newcastle program offering a huge variety of free activities that reduce the barrier for people to exercise.


What kinds of health and fitness jobs are available in Newcastle?

Health and Fitness Jobs Location Newcastle

Health and Fitness Jobs Location Newcastle

Want to know a little more about the job market in Newcastle? With all that outdoor activity, there’s sure to be some great opportunities where you can enjoy the sunlight while you work!


  • Newcastle is a great city for sport, both watching and playing, which opens opportunities for people qualified in the fitness industry. Opportunities include sporting coaches, athletics coaches and a range of roles that support local sporting clubs and National teams.
  • As we’ve mentioned, the beach is super close! With surfing and swimming galore, there are opportunities for surfing instructors and lifeguards within a short distance. Oh, and don’t forget about beach bootcamp instructors – you don’t get that everywhere!
  • With the Active Newcastle program in place, there are lots of opportunities for you to show off your skills, whether you’re a HIIT instructor, hula hooping teacher, tai chi expert, trampoline enthusiast or cycle trainer.


Who are the top health and fitness employers in Newcastle?


Are you sold yet? Newcastle is an amazing place to live and fortunately it is the home of some of our favourite employers. Here are just a few:


Nuffield Health – Nuffield Health is one of the leading not-for-profit healthcare organisations in the UK and regularly hire team members for their network of hospitals, medical clinics, fitness and wellbeing clubs and diagnostic units. They are focused on hiring team members who are committed to their cause, where customers and patients come first.


DW Fitness First – DW Fitness First was created with the merger of DW Sports, DW Fitness and Fitness First. With over 90 retail stores and 120 gyms, DW Fitness First are regularly looking for team members with diverse backgrounds to join their crew.


Royal National Lifeboat Institution – If you’re interested in becoming a lifeguard, the RNLI are regularly recruiting for lifeguards in Tynemouth. Just keep in mind you’ll need a valid ILS-recognised beach lifeguard qualification and you’ll need to pass a fitness test.


Crowne Plaza – Crowne Plaza (International Hotels Group) have a number of hotels in Newcastle and often recruit for trainers and group fitness instructors for their fitness clubs, and therapists for their spas.


Local councils – With Newcastle’s commitment to improving the health and fitness of its citizens, the local councils are a great place to look for a myriad of job opportunities. There really is something for everyone, and you get the added bonus of giving back to the community!


Where can I find health and fitness jobs in Newcastle?


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