Gym receptionist (maternity cover) Rec Club

Salary £22,800 pro rata- subject to skills and experience 

Hours of work  30 hours a week – over 4 days out of 7 a week, on a rota basis (9am – 5pm, only working one weekend in two)

Base Based at the Rec Club on Fleet Road, NW3 2QG by the Royal Free Hospital

Contract Fixed term (12 months)

The Royal Free Charity is seeking an ambitious and talented receptionist to join their Rec Club leisure centre team.

The role

The receptionist will report to the assistant club manager.

The role will require managing the front desk and will include greeting customers, handling financial transactions, members’ accounts, day-to-day bookings, monthly invoicing, and prospective members’ inquiries.

The team

The Recreation Club of the Royal Free Hospital was established over 40 years ago and provides a fitness and leisure club to the public, local community, and hospital staff. The club plays host to a state-of-the-art gym, two fitness studios, a swimming pool and sports hall.


The Royal Free Charity stands at the threshold of its most important period of development.

Our vision is for everyone served by the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (RFL) to have access to world-leading healthcare, delivered by a thriving workforce, and driven by medical research that has a global impact. We support the 10,000 staff of the RFL and their 1.6 million patients across Barnet, Chase Farm and Royal Free hospitals and more than 30 NHS services.

Through the services we provide, and the programmes and equipment we fund, we make a profound and immediate difference to patients’ experiences of care.

The recruitment process

To apply for this post, send to [email protected] your:

  • CV (please include your last employer and dates of employment)
  • Cover letter addressing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification,
  • Completed Equal Opportunity Form.

Please note, that applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered for this role.


Closing date for application: rolling.

Interview date: to be confirmed.

You must be eligible to work in the UK

As an equal opportunities’ employer, the Royal Free Charity is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination because of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Royal Free Charity.

  • 25 days per year plus 3 days end of the year rest period between Christmas and New Year (business closed during the festive time) and the UK bank holidays. (Or the pro rata equivalent for part-timers) which will increase to 30 days after 5 complete years of continuous employment (or the pro rata equivalent for part-timers).
  • Refer a friend scheme.
  • Complementary therapy massage
  • Indoor bicycle parking
  • Blue light card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in service
  • London credit union
  • Enrolment into the pension scheme
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Other benefits

Should you require more information regarding this post, please contact our office at 020 7472 6677.

Find out more about working life at the Royal Free Charity in our short video: