Spa therapist - Ayrshire

Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 133 Date Posted: Monday 02 Dec 2019
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West Coast

£8.50 per hour + Discounted Live-In Accommodation + Bonus

About the Job

We are currently handling a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Spa Therapist in one of Scotland’s most picturesque locations.  In this role, you will provide wellness therapies and massage treatments to a range of different clients in a stunning setting within an outstanding hotel resort.

About the Employer

Our client now has a well-established presence in the West of Scotland, continuing to build its great reputation through its clear vision to provide something for everyone especially those looking for a family holiday, romantic weekend break or relaxing Sunday afternoon getaway.  The resort location caters for weddings, events, spa & leisure as well as a host of food options in the resort and nearby village.

About the Job

Your primary responsibilities will be to deliver a variety of spa services including body treatments, massages, facials, waxing and manicure/pedicure.    As you would expect with a position of this nature and operating within a top-class resort, you will be expected to maintain equipment to a very high standard, ensuring a clean and well-stocked room, to the highest hygiene, health and safety standards.  

You will also be expected to continually update your knowledge on industry best practices to ensure that you are up to speed on market trends and responsive to client queries, needs, and expectations.  In addition to the technical skills of being a Spa Therapist, you will also be expected to suggest and promote retail products when the opportunity arises, therefore, a good product knowledge and customer awareness will help you be successful in this role.  The job will be challenging, but you will have an experienced and brilliant resort team behind you, who will be supportive and encourage you to be part of the wider team.

About the Person

To succeed in this role as Spa Therapist, you will most likely hold an HND/NVQ Level 3 as well as have previous experience working in a similar type of environment.  Above all, being passionate about Spa Therapy will be an important attribute as will a positive attitude towards your work and an ability to maintain professionalism.  As a Spa-Therapist you will be a natural when dealing with different types of people and be sensitive to guests’ different needs whilst ensuring the utmost discretion.  As a Spa-Therapist a key part of your roles is to understand client retention and part of that is to deliver a high standard of service so that the client will return.

The Reward

The salary package offers £8.50 per hour for 40 hours per week with 10% commission on product sales.  This role, however, is as much a lifestyle decision as it is financial.  There is a very generous discounted ‘live-in’ accommodation, as well as the opportunity to live in a peaceful and stunning location.  This is a unique opportunity, if you are interested in applying please send your CV to Chris Feeney at or if you still haven’t made up your mind and have a few questions feel free to call Chris for an informal, confidential conversation on 0777 347 5518