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Leisure Assistant at Bovey Castle Hotel

At a Glance

An opportunity has arisen for a Leisure Assistant to join the team at 5 Red Star Bovey Castle, in North Bovey, Devon. This role is predominantly based in our 20-metre leisure pool area which includes a jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room and looks onto the sun terrace, with beautiful views across miles of Dartmoor National Park. Additionally, duties will include assisting in the preparation and cleaning of the treatment rooms in our award-winning Elan Spa and assisting in the retail area of our Golf shop. This is a perfect role for someone with an interest in the leisure and fitness industry and looking to gain experience either on a permanent or seasonal basis.

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In the Detail

Leisure Assistant at Bovey Castle Hotel

An opportunity has arisen for a Leisure Assistant to join the team at 5 Red Star Bovey Castle, in North Bovey, Devon. This role is predominantly based in our 20-metre leisure pool area which includes a jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room and looks onto the sun terrace, with beautiful views across miles of Dartmoor National Park.  Additionally, duties will include assisting in the preparation and cleaning of the treatment rooms in our award-winning Elan Spa and assisting in the retail area of our Golf shop.   This is a perfect role for someone with an interest in the leisure and fitness industry and looking to gain experience either on a permanent or seasonal basis.

What you’ll be doing?

As a Leisure Assistant, you will be a visible presence in and around the pool area, greeting guests and building a rapport with members or residents alike.  You will be working within company and legal guidelines, keeping yourself, colleagues and customers safe within the pool area.  This is a varied and interesting role that will encompass the pool area and adjacent gym, the Golf shop of our 18-hole golf course and the treatment rooms in our Elan Spa.

Your role will involve ensuring the pool and gym areas are clean and tidy, towels are replenished, and guests adhere to session timings, assisting the Golf team in the Golf shop and supporting the Spa Therapists with the preparation and cleaning of the treatment rooms in the Elan Spa.

What you’ll need? 

  • Fantastic interpersonal skills, friendly and enthusiastic;
  • The confidence to build relationships with guests and members of the hotel team;
  • Attention to detail with a common sense approach;
  • Experience isn’t a deal breaker but a passion for looking after people and genuine interest in the leisure industry would be of benefit.
  • Full training will be provided to enable you to feel confident in your role.

This position is subject to a DBS check.

Roles are available on both a full and part time basis – permanent or seasonal.

Part-time roles can be at the weekends and easily fit around studies.

What’s in it for you?

Eden Hotel Collection offers fantastic opportunities for anyone looking to progress their career within the hospitality industry. All of our employees receive an individual learning pathway with an opportunity to ‘Grow with Eden’ for professional and personal development, alongside being coached and mentored by some of the best in the industry.

If progression isn’t your thing, that’s fine too, we would still be interested in finding out more about you.

Perks of Eden:

  • 31 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 33 days with service
  • Stay & Dine – £50 BB per room 50% off food & 25% off drinks
  • Spa & Shop – Discounted products and treatments
  • Merlin Entertainment discount, including Warwick Castle, London Dungeon, Alton Towers and more!
  • Relais & Chateaux F&B and discounted stays – both UK and international
  • Service charge/gratuities
  • Recommend a friend and get £250
  • EHC recognition scheme with the opportunity to earn £50 rewards
  • Employee of the Quarter £75 EHC Voucher reward

What makes Bovey great? – Our Awards!

  • Award Winning 5AA Red Star Hotel
  • 3 AA rosettes Great Western Restaurant
  • 1 AA rosette Smith’s Brasserie
  • Gold Award – Hotel of the Year, South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018/19
  • Bronze Award – Restaurant of the Year, South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018/19
  • Gold Award – Large Hotel of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Gold Award – Spa, Pampering & Wellbeing Experience of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Silver Award, Restaurant of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Bronze Award – Dog Friendly Business of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Large Hotel of the Year – English Riviera & South Devon Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018/19
  • Fine Dining Experience – English Riviera & South Devon Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018/19
  • Spa & Wellbeing – English Riviera & South Devon Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018/19
  • Best Hotel in the West Country – Best Loved Hotels Awards 2018/19
  • Caterer People Awards 2019 – Emerging Talent Initiative for Elan Spa Academy

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

 

 

 

 

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