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.

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An opportunity has arisen at Thames Lido, and we will be looking for someone who fits into our well-established team. We are looking for someone who can seamlessly work with the current dynamic of the team and work hard. This person should be excited to work, to have a passion for food and drink service and also that which we create and sell.

We are a service-driven establishment that creates an environment that both our customers and staff love to be in and around.

Candidates must possess good knowledge about food and beverage in addition to superior customer relation skills. Experience with high-volume restaurants will be hugely beneficial. He or she must have a positive and outgoing personality.

The Lido will be open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This job is a great opportunity for someone looking for a committed role in Reading.

 

Who are we?

The Lido is an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by an award-winning restaurant, tapas bar and spa. 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 (now Gas fuel to support the survival of the environment) 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 pool’s edge.

Our unique setting sets us apart from many venues, and for that reason we are dedicated to recruiting a team that thrive on our values and ethos so that every guest leaves with that same feeling of calm and wellbeing.

What do we offer?

Successful candidates can look forward to:

· Three-Course Meal for your Birthday for two at any of our four sites.

· 50% off treatments at our two Lido’s and 25% off for friends and family.

· 20% off Food and Drink at any of our four sites for groups of up to 6 people.

· Full use of the Pool and Spa facilities at management due to capacity levels.

· Annual Staff Party & Spring Social Event for all sites.

· Recruitment Bonus if you recommend someone to work with us and they pass their 3-month probation.

· Management and Employee Development Plans and Courses with Natwest Mentor.

· WSET Level 1, 2 and 3 Company Sponsorship opportunities – open to all depts.

· Coffee Training and Barista Qualification with our Bristol Coffee Suppliers, Easy Jose – open to all depts.

· Department specific Training Co-Ordinators who are on site, working with the team to develop all employees at a much more personal level – think Cider pressing, Gin distilling as well as watching how our spa products are made at the product HQ – Arcania.

· Regular visits to our food, drink, and spa suppliers.

· 28 days statutory leave, pension scheme, delicious staff food & more!

What now?

If you think this opportunity 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 The Lido could be the right fit for you. Please attach any written references. We look forward to receiving your application.

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Come and join a Michelin Recognised, open plan, vibrant Restaurant in the heart of Reading. The open kitchen, its wood-burning oven, and bespoke charcoal grill add to the drama already created by the grade 2 listed outdoor pool and surrounding buildings. Very competitive rates, outstanding training and development opportunities, 50:50 share of service tronc with the front of house, full use of the pool and facilities, and much more!

What is the overall picture?

An opportunity has arisen at Thames Lido, and we will be looking for a Senior Chef De Partie with experience with Lido a style offering who fits into our well-established team. We are looking for someone who can seamlessly work with the current dynamic working with small local suppliers, a seasonally changing menu and an exciting, rewarding developing kitchen.

We are looking for someone to join to train through the start of the new year in time for our busiest and best Spring/Summer yet! With a team that are motivated; they work extremely well together, and we are looking for someone who wants to work with the team to continue with this trajectory!

Candidates must possess good knowledge about food as well as getting excited about working with small independent suppliers and a seasonally changing menu. Experience with high-volume kitchen will be hugely beneficial. He or she must have a positive and outgoing personality.

This job is a great opportunity for someone looking for a commitment.

Who are we?

The Lido is an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by an award-winning restaurant, tapas bar and spa. Dating back to 1802 the Lido is one of the oldest surviving Lido’s in the UK, allowing all year-round swimming. 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 (now Gas fuel to support the environments survival) 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 wellbeing.

What do we offer?

Successful candidates can look forward to:

· Three Course Meal for your Birthday for two at any of our four sites.

· 50% off treatments at our two Lido’s and 25% off for friends and family.

· 20% off Food and Drink at any of our four sites for groups up to 6 people.

· Full use of the Pool and Spa facilities at management due to capacity levels.

· Annual Staff Party & Spring Social Event for all sites.

· Recruitment Bonus if you recommend someone to work with us and they pass their 3-month probation.

· Management and Employee Development Plans and Courses with Natwest Mentor.

· WSET Level 1, 2 and 3 Company Sponsorship opportunities – open to all depts.

· Coffee Training and Barista Qualification with our Bristol Coffee Suppliers, Easy Jose – open to all depts.

· Department specific Training Co-Ordinators who are on site, working with the team to develop all employees at a much more personal level – think Cider pressing, Gin distilling as well as watching how our spa products are made at the product HQ – Arcania.

· Regular visits to our food, drink and spa suppliers.

· 28 days statutory leave, pension scheme, delicious staff food & more!

What now?

If you think this opportunity is for you, please send us a copy of your CV and a short Cover 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

APPLY NOW

Come and join a Michelin Recognised, open plan, vibrant Restaurant in the heart of Reading. The open kitchen, its wood-burning oven, and bespoke charcoal grill add to the drama already created by the grade 2 listed outdoor pool and surrounding buildings. Very competitive rates, outstanding training and development opportunities, 50:50 share of service tronc with the front of house, full use of the pool and facilities, and much more!

What is the overall picture?

Are you looking for a new opportunity? We are looking for Junior to mid level chefs who want to get involved with all of the above and to find the perfect fit into our well-established team. We are looking for someone who can seamlessly work with the current dynamic working with small local suppliers, a seasonally changing menu and an exciting, rewarding developing kitchen.

We are looking for someone to join to train through the start of the new year in time for our busiest and best Spring/Summer yet! With a team that are motivated; they work extremely well together, and we are looking for someone who wants to work with the team to continue with this trajectory!

Candidates must possess good knowledge about food as well as getting excited about working with small independent suppliers and a seasonally changing menu. Experience with high-volume kitchen will be hugely beneficial. He or she must have a positive and outgoing personality.

This job is a great opportunity for someone looking for a commitment.

Who are we?

The Lido is an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by an award-winning restaurant, tapas bar and spa. Dating back to 1802 the Lido is one of the oldest surviving Lido’s in the UK, allowing all year-round swimming. 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 (now Gas fuel to support the environments survival) 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 wellbeing.

What do we offer?

Successful candidates can look forward to:

· Three Course Meal for your Birthday for two at any of our four sites.

· 50% off treatments at our two Lido’s and 25% off for friends and family.

· 20% off Food and Drink at any of our four sites for groups up to 6 people.

· Full use of the Pool and Spa facilities at management due to capacity levels.

· Annual Staff Party & Spring Social Event for all sites.

· Recruitment Bonus if you recommend someone to work with us and they pass their 3-month probation.

· Management and Employee Development Plans and Courses with Natwest Mentor.

· WSET Level 1, 2 and 3 Company Sponsorship opportunities – open to all depts.

· Coffee Training and Barista Qualification with our Bristol Coffee Suppliers, Easy Jose – open to all depts.

· Department specific Training Co-Ordinators who are on site, working with the team to develop all employees at a much more personal level – think Cider pressing, Gin distilling as well as watching how our spa products are made at the product HQ – Arcania.

· Regular visits to our food, drink and spa suppliers.

· 28 days statutory leave, pension scheme, delicious staff food & more!

What now?

If you think this opportunity is for you, please send us a copy of your CV and a short Cover 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

APPLY NOW

We are looking for a confident and welcoming Spa Duty Manager to join our Thames Lido Spa.

This is a position for someone who has management experience and who is confident leading a team of excellent receptionists.

The Lido is a special place, it is unique and so it’s all about getting to know your customers and knowing what they want, as well as delivering the very best customer service.

Our Spa is open to members as well as the general public and we offer a variety of Spa packages as well as packages that link with our Lido Restaurant. As such, the reception team manage a busy diary, task list and cleaning duties.

Our receptionists make sure to take all Spa guests through our unique Lido Induction process; we do things a little differently here! All guests must thoroughly wash before entering the pool – that’s how we keep the chlorine levels so low, making a far more enjoyable experience. Our changing rooms are showers and some of our showers are outside! The role of the receptionist is to make the Lido experience enjoyable as if they have experienced something new and a little different from the rest.

By taking on Duty Manager, you are there to make sure everyone is doing their jobs diligently and efficiently with a smile.

Other aspects of your job will include but not be a constraint to will be:

  • To ensure you are well presented, wearing correct uniform at all times.
  • To greet all spa guests, check in spa days, give tours, being the first point of contact for all spa guests.
  • To take and process restaurant bookings, spa days and membership payments efficiently.
  • To ensure that all customers are treated in a polite and respectable manner at all times.
  • To under take housekeeping duties, pool tests and laundry.
  • To familiarise yourself and have a good understanding of all menus and product lists.
  • To up hold Lido values in all that you do and at all times whilst looking to increase revenue and return trade with positive action.
  • To communicate as effectively and clearly as possible at all times; with colleagues and guests you should always be friendly, approachable, well presented and professional.
  • To be a team player at all times and be flexible in order to ensure that operations are always as efficient and profitable as possible.

A calm and friendly demeanour that can easily adapt to all situations and make sure guests feel calm, relaxed and taken care of from the moment they come through the door is what we are looking for.

Who are we?

“The Lido is an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by an award-winning restaurant, tapas bar and spa. Dating back to 1849 the Lido is one of the oldest surviving Lido’s in the UK, allowing all-year-round swimming. The Lido opened its doors once more to Bristol and beyond in December 2008 and has since become a venue for every occasion from daily swims, celebrations, and holidays. Our Award-winning restaurant is situated in the old viewing gallery of the Clifton Pool. 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 pool’s edge. “

Our unique setting sets us apart from many venues, and for that reason, we are dedicated to recruiting a team that thrives 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
  • 50% off food whilst on shift
  • 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.

APPLY NOW

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