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Advanced Beauty Therapist Apprentice SWINTON PARK LTD

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Swinton Estate, where, alongside college study you will develop practical Spa Therapist skills and experience in a luxury spa. Learn to provide the highest level of wellness and beauty treatments and ensure that guests receive exceptional care and attention at all times.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £13,312 per annum for under 18's (equivalent to £8 per hour) £16,640 per annum for over 18's (equivalent to £10 per hour)

  • Working week

    8 hours per day over 4 days per week, this would be on a rota basis to include evenings and weekends. Plus 1 day for study at Darlington College.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    13 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • To upsell the wider range of Spa Treatments and products at every opportunity
  • To be product aware for promotion of treatments and retail and wider estate activity
  • Minimise wastage of resources within the department
  • Dealing positively with telephone enquiries if required ensuring maximum yield achieved


  • To work and co-operate with others by taking part in departmental meetings and team briefings
  • Support other team members in providing assistance when necessary to ensure the team collectively achieve their goals
  • To attend all training and development to gain in-depth knowledge and skills required for the job
  • To show reliability, dignity and respect to all colleagues
  • To liaise with other departments ensuring a seamless guest journey
  • Carry out additional requests and duties as instructed by the supervisor / senior manager on duty


  • Advise on the best treatment for each individual guest
  • To carry out spa treatments, including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures with the utmost care and attention
  • Continually develop professional skills and product knowledge and use it to deliver the highest level of treatment services
  • Ensure treatment room presentation standards are maintained
  • Anticipate guest and members needs
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the relaxation areas between treatments e.g. keeping glasses and water topped up
  • To report for duty on time, in the correct uniform and groomed in accordance with the Swinton grooming standards


  • Ensure health questionnaires are completed and safely stores in conjunction with GDPR rules and appropriate aftercare advice is given
  • Adhere to product usage guidelines
  • Ensuring the health and safety of guests and staff is of the highest importance
  • Ensuring that safe and healthy working practises as set out by the Spa’s Health and Safety Policy is adhered to at all times
  • Attend Health and Safety training when required to do so
  • Maintains high confidentiality in regard to guest privacy ensuring all tasks are completed in compliance with the GDPR legislation
  • Ensures that any potential and real hazards are reported appropriately immediately
  • Fully understands the hotel’s fire procedure
  • Works in safe manner that does not harm or injure self or others
  • Maintains own working area, keeping materials clean, tidy and in good shape and reports any defective materials and equipment to the Spa Manager or Duty Manager
  • Maintains the highest standards of personal hygiene, dress, uniform, appearance, body language and conduct

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Advanced Beauty Therapist

Location: Ripon

8 hours per day over 4 days per week, this would be on a rota basis to include evenings and weekends. Plus 1 day per week for study at Darlington College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This will give the right candidate the experience of training in a luxury spa environment, providing the highest level of wellness and beauty treatments and ensure that guests receive exceptional care and attention at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Well presented, Articulate


GCSE or equivalent GCSE grades in Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Beauty Therapy (Grade Level 2) Essential

Things to consider

Location - please ensure that you are able to travel to the location.

About the employer

Swinton Estate is situated in the Yorkshire Dales and is one of the largest privately owned estates in England. Constantly developing we boast Swinton Park, a luxury traditional castle hotel with 42 bedrooms, two holiday cottages and award winning Samuel’s Restaurant; a luxurious country club and spa including the contemporary Terrace Restaurant; Swinton Bivouac a glamping site with tree lodges, yurts and café, and last but by no means least the Swinton cookery school.







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Training provider



Nagina Patrai

Apprenticeship standard

Advanced beauty therapist

Level 3 (A level)

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