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SPA Therapist

Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott

Posted on July 4, 2018

2 - 3 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Nationality

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Job Description

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JOB SUMMARY
Provide massage services to guests using props and/or products. Provide body treatments to guests using body scrubs, wraps, and/or hydrotherapy. Assess guest needs and inquire about contraindications (e.g., allergies, high blood pressure, and pregnancy) before beginning service. Keep up to date with current techniques and modalities related to their field of work. Escort guests to and from treatment rooms. Arrange workstation, treatment room, and/or drapes. Frequently check with guest to promote comfort, safety and security throughout service. Promote and sell spa services including retail offerings related to the Spa. Clean, maintain, and sterilize tools. Maintain cleanliness of workstation and/or treatment room throughout shift, dispose of trash and dirty linens, and secure supplies and equipment at the end of each shift. Monitor and stick to time schedule throughout the day. Handle inappropriate guest behavior by following Marriott International standard operating procedures for Inappropriate conduct for guests and therapists, leading up to and including stopping a treatment or service and informing supervisor/manager. Maintain current skills and licensure in service area as per regional requirements.

Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Follow all company policies and procedures; make sure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests’ service needs; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time; grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors..

SCOPE / BUSINESS CONTEXT
A Full Time position based at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
Number of Direct Reports - None
Titles of Direct Reports – N/A
CANDIDATE PROFILE
Experience:
Minimum 2 years of experience in spa & hospitality industry

Skills and Knowledge
Good oral and written communication skills in English
Excellent hospitality skills
Passion to work with people
Able to get on well with people from many different backgrounds
Able to work under pressure at times
Ability to be versatile
Must be able to work as scheduled and flexible hours as shift extending may exist at end of shift based on business demands. Department and individual roster will depend on business volume and customer segments in the hotel. Must be flexible with shift schedule at all times.
Well presented
Clear speech
Good general health
Energetic
Self-motivated - able to work on their own

Education or Certification
Min. 21 years of age
Minimum HSLC
To have worked as therapist before. Preferably in a recognized Spa.

Certified Massage therapist
SPECIFIC DUTIES
The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:

Balanced Scorecard Results: Implements strategies and executes activities to drive and continuously improve financial results, guest satisfaction, human capital index and market share.
Essential Functions

Provide Spa Services

Monitor and stick to time schedule to stay on schedule throughout the day.
Escort guests to and from treatment rooms.
Assess guest needs and inquire about contraindications (e.g., allergies, high blood pressure, pregnancy) before beginning service.
Check with guest to promote continued comfort throughout service (e.g., comfortable temperature, amount of pressure).
Provide massage services to guests using props (e.g., rain sticks, hot stones) and/or products (e.g., oils, gels, lotions).
Provide body treatments to guests using body scrubs, wraps, and/or hydrotherapy.
Offer guests amenities such as water, juice, or heated neck pillows.
Maintain current licensure in service area by taking continuing education if needed and renewing license before expiration date, where applicable.
Keep current with techniques and modalities related to field of work.
Maintain current skills and licensure in service area as per regional requirements.
Arrange workstation, treatment room, and/or drapes to promote guest comfort and safety.
Check computer or reservation center for updates and changes to schedule regularly throughout the day.
Confirm guest first and last name and type of treatment scheduled prior to beginning treatment.
Handle inappropriate guest behavior by following Marriott International standard operating procedure for Inappropriate conduct for guests and therapists, leading up to and including stopping a treatment or service and informing supervisor/manager.
Assist to maintain and develop client database.
Assist to maintain guest history files on all existing guests and create files for new guests.
Review all upcoming appointments and treatments.
Demonstrate knowledge of current trends in spa industry.
Maintain basic Spa knowledge of the following: Spa operating hours, spa menu location, pricing, fees and charges for all spa services that the massage therapist performs, and check-in and check-out procedures.
Maintain knowledge of retail brands, services and special promotions available in the Spa.
Maintain working knowledge of Spa equipment and facilities that the massage therapists typically uses throughout their work shift.
Promote and sell spa services including retail offerings related to the Spa.
To assist in manning the lobby Spa promotional desk and Recreation desk when available
Follow Saray Spa treatment standards and ensure consistency at all times
Assist in maintaining supplies and equipment inventories within budget.
Assist in maintaining cleanliness of spa and related areas and equipment.
To be trained and assist in spa booking process including Spa Soft and Micros
Provide assistance to the Receptionist whenever available or not booked for a treatment. To assist in manning the Reception area by receiving calls as well as incoming guests when free
Assist in marketing and selling the spa at the pool deck, lobby desk and Executive Lounge as required
As the hotel operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, any reasonable requests by your managers must be honored including schedule changes.


Hotels / Hospitality

Other

Desired Candidate Profile

Maintain Spa Environment
Set up workstation and/or treatment room with necessary products, equipment, and supplies.
Clean, maintain, and sterilize tools (e.g. hot stones, etc.) and equipment (e.g. steamers, etc.).
Maintain cleanliness of workstation and/or treatment room throughout shift.
Secure supplies and equipment at the end of each shift.
Dispose of trash and dirty linens in the proper area.
Evaluate equipment to assess proper functioning and report deficiencies.
Help promote teamwork

Guest Relations
Address guests' service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.
Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest's name when possible.
Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions, concerns, and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g., LEARN, PLEASED, Guest Response, LEAP) to resolve issues, delight, and build trust.
Anticipate guests' service needs, including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.
Follow Brand Standards at all times

Communication
Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
Discuss work topics, activities, or problems with coworkers, supervisors, or managers discreetly and quietly, avoiding public areas of the property.
Provide assistance to coworkers, ensuring they understand their tasks.
Escort all guests to changing rooms, relaxation, or next appointment.

Safety and Security
Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to promote a clean, safe, and secure environment.
Report work related accidents, or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.
Practice universal health care protocol while dealing with guests and co-workers.

Policies and Procedures
Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
Follow company and department policies and procedures.
Make sure uniform, nametags, and personal appearance are clean, hygienic, professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Working with Others
Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact, respect, diplomacy, and confidentiality.

Physical Tasks
Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance

Keywords

Hospitality Standard Operating Procedures Guest Satisfaction Safety Training Guest Relations Human Capital Healthcare Supervisor Reservation Management

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Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott

Founded by J. Willard and Alice Marriott in 1927, Marriott International, Inc. is a leading global lodging company headquartered in Washington, DC in Bethesda, Maryland. It has over 6,000 properties in nearly 122 countries- Middle East & Africa (245 properties, 29 countries), Europe (512 properti es, 37 countries), United States & Canada ( 4,526 properties, 2 countries), Caribbean & Latin America (225 properties, 33 countries), and Asia-Pacific (572 properties, 21 countries). Marriott International, a FORTUNE 500 Company, started its operations in the Middle East in 1980 with Riyadh Marriott Hotel in Saudi Arabia.





Marriott’s portfolio of brands includes JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott with over 500 international locations, along with the other 30 brands. The ever-evolving and award-winning brands of the organization continue to bring in customer satisfaction by offering exceptional amenities and attentive guest care that sets the industry standards. Known as one of the ‘best employers’, Marriott maintains a work culture that puts its people first. The organization offers excellent benefits and career paths that help its employees to grow professionally and personally. Marriott International promotes innovation, diversity, teamwork and a thriving culture. Marriott International’s merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts has strengthened its position as the best travel company in the world.



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