As a Beauty Therapist, you will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service and care to our guests. You will work closely with the rest of the spa team to provide treatments that leave our guests feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
The ideal candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of the skin and body whilst having excellent practical techniques, cleanliness, and sanitation skills as well as be willing to train in our specific massage, facial, and Ionithermie treatment offerings.
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Working In Beauty Therapy at Sea
A job in Beauty Therapy on a luxury Cruise ship salon is an opportunity to travel the world while perfecting your art. It’s a great way to see different cultures and meet new people, all while doing something you love.
Earning a competitive salary, many of our graduates also find they can save while living onboard. If you have a passion for beauty and making people feel good about themselves, then a job in Beauty Therapy at sea could be perfect for you.
What Makes A Good Beauty Therapist?
To become a beauty therapist you need a high customer-facing attitude, a pleasant personable personality and the ability to listen to new clients when providing beauty treatments are all vital to your beauty therapist career. Some treatments will require the use of strong and sometimes hot chemicals, so a good level of stamina is often required as well.
In Beauty Therapy, Communication Matters
Excellent communication skills are required, and the candidate must be able to learn the product and service knowledge necessary to effectively provide wellness and beauty solutions to meet the needs of our guests.
Beauty Therapists, where certified as part of their Beauty Therapist training, may also be required to carry out Hair removal and waxing, manicures, and pedicures.
Beauty Therapist Job Description
Our Beauty Therapist responsibilities working onboard a Luxury Cruise Spa include:
- Recommending and administering facials, massages, and Ionithermie treatments to customers.
- Advising Spa clients and customers on suitable treatments and answering common questions
- Administering professional, relaxing, and therapeutic facials, massage, and Ionithermie treatments to guests.
- Thoroughly cleansing and analyzing guest’s skin type and condition
- Providing beauty therapy treatments, body treatments, beauty products, and make up, beauty treatments and services,
- Offering Spray Tanning and hair removal treatments for clients
- Maximizing guest benefits of any treatment by recommending suitable home care programs they can continue with
- Maintaining cleanliness of workstation and treatment room throughout the day
- Assisting with opening and closing duties of the Health Spa/beauty salon as needed
Typical Working Hours
The working hours in the beauty therapy industry are average, with most full-time employees averaging between 35 – 40 hours per week.
Working in an onboard spa you can expect to commit to a regular schedule of working hours. Of course outside of these hours you are free to enjoy a wealth of adventure and travel opportunities that come with the cruising lifestyle.
Beauty Therapist Entry Requirements
For a successful career in an onboard Spa, you must be a qualified and experienced beauty therapist. The ideal job applicant should also have the necessary skills and passion for providing great service.
Our applicants apply from all over the world so we do recognise a broad global range of different awarding bodies.
To join our Spa Team you are required to have completed a recognised beauty Therapy course. Your qualification in beauty therapy should be certified by at least one of the following bodies: Cidesco, CIBTAC, IHBC, BTEC, CITY AND GUILDS, NVQ’S ITEC, IA, Inter Clinitique, Government Accredited Diploma/Trade Certificates and BTS.
Please note a qualification in both facials and body electrics along with facial and body massage is essential.
Join Our Team
Successful candidates will be invited to train within our prestigious private beauty school, The London Wellness Academy.
During your time at the Academy, students are provided with world-class beauty therapy courses and professional development from leading experts in the beauty industry.
Perfect your knowledge of skin biology and cosmetic chemistry as you learn to perfect the latest new treatments. Our training courses are proven to prepare graduates for success working in onboard spas in the luxury cruise market.
Beauty Therapy Qualification
Graduates from the London Wellness Academy are highly sought after by employers in the beauty business. We are the perfect choice for anyone looking to pursue a rewarding career in luxury spas around the world.
Job Placements on Cruise Ships
Successful graduates from The London Wellness Academy Beauty Therapist Training Program are placed into paid positions on the world’s most luxurious cruise ships. We work with the most prestigious cruise lines in the world to secure our student’s employment following their graduation.
Beauty Therapist Salary
Being a beauty therapist on board is like having your own business. So your earning potential is maximised by the study you do via our training programme and your performance on board. The training will give you all the tools you need to succeed and you will also gain all the skills necessary to run a business at sea or on land.
Your Dream Beauty Therapist Job Abroad Awaits…
Think you have what we are looking for? Then we really would love to hear from you. Simply fill out the job application form at the top of this page and select the Beauty Therapist role. We look forward to hearing from you.