Current Opportunities

From working within the Spa building to shucking shells in the kitchen, we will have the right fit for you. See below for a list of our current opportunities at our Lido in Reading.

We are seeking a Massage therapist with a holistic approach to their treatments to join our new and exciting Thames Lido site.

The ideal candidate will ideally be Level 4 qualified but we are also holistic in our recruiting approach and will look at other levels with the appropriate industry experience.

Our Spa has many unique and special attributes, which make our staff extremely proud to be part of the Lido way. Our therapists are directly involved with our own Lido massage oils that are made especially for our treatments. They are natural, kind to the skin and most importantly, we know exactly where it comes from and what is in it. Our body washes, shampoo’s and moisturizers are tailor made for our Spa and even the labeling and packaging is designed by one of our members and its development discussed with our Spa staff.

The role as therapist is to provide exceptional treatments to guests and members, ensuring smooth operation and client well-being. Moreover, we are a Restaurant, Cafe, Pool and Spa so all our therapists are trained to have a good knowledge on our facilities, products and treatments. Our Full Time Therapists work a 30-35 hour week and weekends are normal working days.

Who are we?

The Lido is an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by an award winning restaurant, tapas bar and spa Thames Lido is our most recent addition to the group and probably the most ambitious to date. Originally built in 1902 it now houses an outdoor swimming pool, spa and restaurant all located within the most imaginably renovated walls of the old Ladies Bath.

The idea is for guests to sit back, enjoy being served by friendly staff whilst watching the swimmers below and your food being prepared in the Wood fired oven. Our Spa provides a holistic approach to tailored massages, using bespoke Lido oils, guests can relax while hearing the lapping of the water on the pools edge. Our unique setting sets us apart from many venues, and for that reason we are dedicated to recruiting a team that thrive of our values and ethos so that every guest leaves with that same feeling of calm and well being.

What do we offer?

Successful candidates can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary
  • 20% Discount at all three restaurants for bookings up to six people
  • You will receive a Gift Voucher for a complimentary 3 course from the a la carte menu for yourself and one other at the Lido for your Birthday
  • You will be able to use the pool and facilities
  • 50% off treatments for yourself and 25% for friends and family
  • Range of training and development opportunities

What now?

If you think this challenge is for you, please send us a copy of your CV and a Covering Letter telling us a bit about yourself, your plans going forward in your career and why the Thames Lido could be the right fit for you. Please attach any written references. We look forward to receiving your application.



Pool and Hot tub Heating Issues at the Lido

Due to a boiler failure (one of 2 boilers) at Thames Lido, our hot tub is currently closed and the pool temperature is lower than normal. If you have a booking over the next few days please let us know if you would like to reschedule your visit by emailing Further updates on when we will be back to normal will be shared on this site and through social media.