Apprentice Beauty Therapist Center Parcs Woburn Forest

We are looking for professional and ambitious Apprentice Beauty Therapists to join our award winning Health and Beauty spa.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £302.40

  • Working week

    You will be working 160 hours per 4 week period, on a flexible basis. This will be a 4 week rota, which will include 1 day per week at college. Your shifts in Aqua Sana will be 9:45am-6:15pm or 10:45am-7:15pm, which will include some weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001296018

  • Positions

    4 available

You will join like-minded colleagues providing an extensive range of express treatments, to include; express facials, threading, manicures, pedicures, makeovers and gel nail treatments. You will ensure the highest standards are maintained to give the best possible experience. 

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations. 

Duties include:

  • To provide professional express treatments including express facials, threading, manicure, pedicures, makeovers and shellac nail treatments to all guests who visit the express area within Aqua Sana, ensuring the highest standards are maintained to give the best possible experience. 
  • Recommend retail products and offer skincare and homecare advice to all guests after treatment.
  • Working as part of a team, the role requires a professional but outgoing approach, accompanied with enthusiasm at all times and a passion to deliver customer satisfaction.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passion for providing excellent customer service
  • Team player who can also use own initiative

Personal qualities

  • A professional and friendly personality

Qualifications required

  • NVQ Level 2 in beauty therapy through VTCT, ITEC or City and Guilds
  • It is preferred that you have GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above

Future prospects

On successful completion could lead to a full Aqua Sana therapist role.

Things to consider

Transport Ability to travel to and from location as well as attending college when required. We do offer transport from millbrook and flitwick train stations to support colleagues who may not have access to other means of transport. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

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

Employer

Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Address

Fordfield Road

Bedford

MK45 2HZ

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Training provider

Benefiting from innovative treatment partners, you will work with some of the best products in the industry, including Elemis, Decléor, Bliss and many others. Regular training and beauty brand updates will be provided, so this could also prove to be a unique opportunity for you too.

You will attend College one day a week and will be assigned an Assessor through Barnfield Apprenticeship Services who will visit you on a regular basis working towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy.

Apprenticeship framework

Beauty Therapy

Training provider

BARNFIELD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Barnfield College

Contact

Anisah Khan 01582 569814 anisah.khan@barnfield.ac.uk


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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017