Spa Therapist – Sheraton Grand Hotel – Dubai

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Job Number 19000KDL
Job Category Spa
Location Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| Dubai| United Arab Emirates VIEW ON
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Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| United Arab Emirates.

Located at the forefront of Dubai’s most prominent thoroughfare| the Sheraton
Grand Hotel seamlessly connects to the heart of the booming business district.
Our hotel is just across from the Dubai World Trade Centre and within walking
distance of the Dubai Convention Centre. A short drive will take you to DIFC|
Dubai Mall| or downtown| and Dubai International Airport (DXB) is 10
kilometers away. Standing 53 stories tall| the hotel comprises 474 guest rooms
and suites| as well as 180 one- to three-bedroom serviced apartments. All
accommodations span at least 36 square meters. Our expansive conference center
boasts meeting rooms with natural illumination and state-of-the-art
audiovisual technology. The Sheraton Grand Hotel also offers a Sheraton Club
Lounge that has extensive services and exciting 31st-floor views.

_POSITION PURPOSE_

To be responsible for delivering exceptional treatments to guests of the spa
in line with Soul Wellness & Spa standards| whilst maintaining excellent five
star client care| cleaning standards and grooming. Responsible for revenue
generation through retail| up selling and cross sales to other business
centers in the spa.

_ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS_

Responsible for achieving retail sales targets set by the company.
Ensure aftercare recommendations are made at the end of every treatment| linking with client concerns and offering to prepare products at reception for purchase.
Encourage clients to return to the spa by recommending an ongoing treatment program and cross selling the other business centers in the spa. Maintain a sound knowledge of all treatments| packages and any promotions.
Participate in demonstrations/ events as required.
Ensure that daily sales figures are accurately recorded.
Perform all treatments at an exceptional standard| as per the Souls Wellness & Spa protocols and standards taught in training| whilst tailoring to the client’s specific needs.
Update own knowledge of products and treatment brand standards| outside of formal training by Product houses and Assistant Recreation Manager.
Carry out an in-depth consultation with each client prior to treatment| ensuring medical history and concerns are identified.
Protect the guest experience by moving quietly around the treatment room and in corridors.
Use the correct quantities of products as specified by the manufacturer and not exceed that amount.
Maintain linen and product levels in the treatment rooms| ensuring trolleys are stocked| clean and organized as per the spa standards.
Follow treatment room opening and closing procedures correctly| reporting any maintenance issues.
Maintain the highest standard of guest service by following Soul Wellness & Spa protocols and displaying genuine care and attention to detail.
Consistently record guest preferences| accurately updating guest profiles and communicating any relevant information to colleagues.
Ensure confidentiality at all times including data protection| medical details and any information provided in confidence by the client.
Report any guest complaints to the Duty Manager so that they can be handled promptly and effectively.
Perform all treatments in a professional| hygienic and safe manner for all clients| updating knowledge and training regularly.
Responsible for the cleanliness| sterilization and hygiene of all equipment| products and linens in the treatment and preparation areas| following Soul Wellness & Spa protocols.
Day to day responsibility for equipment| products| cleanliness and hygiene of the treatment and preparation areas.
Receive training on all relevant legislation pertaining to the Health and Safety at Work Law and Health and Hygiene standards.
Act responsibly at all times in relation to personal safety along with the safety of colleagues and guests of the spa.
Support the Spa Attendants where required in maintaining cleanliness and hygiene in the spa facilities.
Maintain a high standard of appearance and personal hygiene as laid down by the Assistant Recreation Manager.
Always be punctual and prepared in advance of treatments.
Support all departments in the spa including covering reception and spa attendant duties as and when required.
Must adhere to training as set down by the company and attend all training courses as deemed necessary.

_SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE| SKILLS AND ABILITIES_

Must be able to assist guests with inquiries
Must be able to speak and write in English
Must be able to speak and write in a language any other than English
Must have proven track record in Spa and Fitness industry for at least 5 years
Must have good understanding of marketing
Must have strong knowledge of budgeting and forecasting
Must have strong sales skills to drive memberships

_QUALIFICATION STANDARDS_

We do expect that you do have the experiences/ behaviors below. You:
Have a high level of emotional intelligence to adapt to various cultural settings and situations;
Thrive on achieving guest satisfaction and owning the guest;
Consider every situation as a marketing opportunity to showcase the hotel products and services;
Have a hobby which translates into work-life balance;
Have passion for new trends and relates this to practical business application;
Communicates effectively at all levels assertively;
Play as a team and put the efforts of the team members before your own;
Celebrate success within the team;
Build lasting and fruitful relationships with both internal and external customers;
Have immaculate personal presentation e.g. grooming and conversational ability;
Consistently display ambassadorship in relation to Starwood hotels and the ownership;
Embrace diversity & inclusion;
Adapt to sudden changes in operation;
Demonstrate effective problem solving skills and analysis of issues and trends| in order to develop and apply appropriate strategies;
Have the ability to plan and prioritize in order to achieve deadlines;
Have knowledge of hotel computer systems and other IT related applications;

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