Qualified and Trainee Spa Assistant / Lifeguard

€14.14 hourly
  • Center Parcs Ltd
  • Center Parcs Longford Forest, Newcastle Road, Newcastle, Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland
  • 03/04/2024
Full time Leisure

Job Description

Aqua Sana is an award-winning spa offering a combination of experiences, products and treatments. Each spa – one at each Center Parcs location – is uniquely designed, with a minimum of 15 spa experience rooms to explore. There is also an extensive range of face and body treatments available to book, carried out by expert therapists using products from the finest treatment houses including Elemis and VOYA.

Aqua Sana is extremely popular and is accessible to both guests staying on the Village as a Center Parcs guest, and external guests who visit Aqua Sana during a Spa Day, Luxury Spa Break or for a treatment.

 

 

QUALIFIED AND TRAINEE SPA ASSISTANT / SPA LIFEGUARD | €14.14 per hour 

As an Aqua Sana Spa Assistant, you will provide a safe, clean and luxurious environment for our guests. You will be responsible for engaging with our guests and exceeding their expectations by providing excellent service. Lifeguard duties and maintaining the relaxing ambience of the Spa will be a priority. Sustaining excellent standards of the Spa through general maintenance and stringent cleaning procedures is a daily requirement of this role. 

Trainee candidates will be required to attend an NPLQ course and an offer of employment will be subject to passing the course and a successful interview. Please note that the course will be full-time hours for 5 days and include classroom sessions on the responsibilities of being a Lifeguard, how to observe our pool guests, how to rescue those in need and how to administer first aid and CPR.

As part of the interview process, candidates are required to complete a swim test.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will gain a recognised lifeguard qualification that lasts two years from the date of assessment.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for Garda Vetting. This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.

HOURS OF WORK

You will be contracted to work 60 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis, with a premium rate of pay for hours worked on a Sunday. 

ABOUT YOU

The successful candidate will be engaging and naturally helpful with excellent communications skills. You will work well on your own initiative as well as within a close team environment.

Essential requirements:

  • IWS/NPLQ qualification (full training will be provided)
  • Good standard of general education

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a Spa environment
  • Pool plant operation knowledge
  • A First Aid qualification

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.