Assistant Spa Manager

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: €30,200 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 27 August 2019

Assistant Spa Manager

A short break at Center Parcs allows families to create their own experience, where they are free to do as much or as little as they like.

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest, our new Center Parcs resort – Longford Forest - will welcome 250,000 guests each year, providing the very best facilities and activities and this is a unique opportunity to be involved from the start.


Aqua Sana at Center Parcs provides the perfect Spa escape in a luxurious setting, with state of the art facilities, right in the heart of the forest. Utilising a range of industry leading products, as well as benefiting from innovative treatment partners such as and Elemis and Voya, it offers our guests a unique and extra special experience…and one which they’ll always remember.

As one of a small team of Assistant Managers, you’ll support and work under the direction of the Aqua Sana Spa Manager, ensuring everything is in place to make our guests feel genuinely welcome and ready to be indulged, confident we will deliver on our promise to refresh, relax and renew.

Acting as a Duty Manager and with specific responsibility for your own area of operation – the Spa itself, you’ll enjoy setting the standards for others to follow, delivering a service that consistently exceeds already high guest expectations. We’ll expect you to monitor both financial and staff performance, as well as manage the payroll within set budgets, whilst striving to maximise and develop all daily revenue opportunities.


This is without doubt an exciting opportunity to make your mark, which requires proven performers, with at least 2 years relevant management/supervisory experience in a Spa or Beauty setting, who can effectively lead, motivate and develop their own team. Alongside this, you should be a confident communicator, able to demonstrate a genuine customer focus and a real desire to deliver an unrivalled experience for your guests. In terms of back-office know how, we’re looking for a good knowledge of financial controls and computerised booking systems, whilst proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) would also prove advantageous.

Essential Requirements:

  • 2 year’s previous experience at management or supervisory level
  • NPLQ Pool Lifeguard qualification or Irish Water Safety Lifeguard Qualification (Willing to convert)
  • ILAM National Swimming and Spa Pool Operators Certificate (NSSPC)

Desirable requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of pool and water treatment, plant and associated technical equipment
  • Previous experience with spa/leisure booking system
  • Confident and experienced with guest requirements
  • RLSS trainer / assessor for NPLQ


You will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4 week period, on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.   

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.


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

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Contributed pension scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets

If this sounds like your ideal job, and you’d like to be in at the start of something great, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date:  27 August 2019 at 12 Noon

1st Interviews to be held: Week commencing 2 September 2019

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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