Spa Therapist

The Role

The Headland Hotel and Spa is a 5-star destination hotel and the ONLY Spa in the Southwest with the Luxury 5 Bubble rating from the Good Spa Guide. Awarded Coastal Spa of the year 2021 and home to the Aqua Club, the only bespoke built swimming facility overlooking the dramatic Atlantic Coast line. The Spa has 6 treatment rooms including 2 couples treatment rooms, a beautiful relaxation room, a mosaic mud rhassoul treatment room, Hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi with experience showers.

We are looking for therapists to join our spa team who really love what they do; full of energy and enthusiasm, they have a genuine desire to deliver the very best experience for every guest, every time. Our Spa Therapists are responsible for carrying out treatments for hotel guests, members and visitors ensuring a flawless experience is delivered every time. We pride ourselves on the guest’s journey from welcoming the guest, to delivering amazing treatments and showing our guests our wonderful Spa facilities.

Our fabulous team are important to us. Which is why we limit your massage hours.  We also offer  use of the facilities including the gym, the thermal journey, and the aqua club for you to relax and enjoy the beautiful spa for yourself.

We can offer full time and part time positions, giving you the work life balance to enjoy the beautiful area we are surrounded by. For those candidates who are not local already we can recommend housing and accommodation.

Ideally, this is a permanent, full-time position based on a 40-hour working week over 5 days including weekends and bank holidays.

For our Spa Therapist role you must hold a Level 2 & 3 Beauty and Spa Therapy diploma (NVQ).

Our ideal candidate...

This position would be perfect for qualified therapists wanting to enhance and progress their experience of working in a 5* Spa. You will have a thorough knowledge of massage techniques and possess a general understanding of body and facial treatments. You will have a genuine passion for what you do and always go above and beyond for every guest, every time.

Experience working with our current product houses (OPI, Elemis, Delilah & Natural Spa Factory) would be an advantage but full training will be provided.


Salary and Contract

Ideally, this is a permanent, full time position based on a 40 hour working week over 5 days including weekends and bank holidays.

We are also happy to consider applications for part time or flexible working hours then on a pro rata basis. Please apply with full details on what your current availability is and how many hours you are looking to work and we will be very happy to discuss options with you.

The rate of pay is £11.00 per hour paid monthly plus 10% commission pay plus tips.

You can also enjoy:

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discounts
  • On-site parking
  • Generous incentives from Elemis earning a free spend on products
  • A retail commission each month - with most of the team taking home between £75 and £150 in commission - plus complimentary Elemis gifts and added perk of complimentary use of the Aqua Club for swimming and complimentary dining and stays at The Headland.

Please send your full application to

In line with UK Immigration and Employment Law, only applicants eligible to live and work in the UK need apply. Proof of ID will be required in the form of a Passport, National Identity Card or Birth Certificate.


As a member of our team you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Complimentary stay after 1 years service
  • 50% off hotel stays*
  • 50% off hotel dining*
  • 40% off spa products
  • 25% off spa treatments*
  • Gym access & weekly swim session*
  • Special rate for Pride of Britain Hotels*
  • Discounted surf lessons*

As well as regular awards and recognition:

  • Monthly recognition awards
  • Annual festive awards event
  • Long service awards dinner

*subject to availability and prior booking via manager