Why Work For Us

Because we are the best in our industry!

For 2019 we are listed as one of Ireland’s top 20 large companies by the Great Places to Work Institute.

We put our people first in everything we do, as we know that it is our people that make the company a success.

We place an emphasis on learning and development, so if you join us you can expect to learn and grow throughout your career.

When our customers think of us we want them to think three things:

Community – Quality – Passion

We want to change people’s lives and educate, motivate and support them to be healthier and happier. We want all of our people to have this same goal for our customers.

If you want a career in the leisure industry and these words mean something to you then why don’t you send in your CV or apply for one of our current vacancies.

We have a great range of employee benefits:

  • Aspire Programme – our talent development programme which gives you unrivalled access to training and development opportunities
  • Our Teaching Academy – opportunities to certify to the highest industry standards in a range of industry practices such as Lifeguarding, Swim Teaching, Pool Plant operations etc.
  • Career Development – opportunities to become a Tutor in a range of our industry practices and to shape the careers of others
  • Friends and Family Benefit – all employees get to nominate a friend or family member for free membership or a free set of lessons in one of our 13 leisure centres once they pass their probation period
  • Corporate discounted rate on affordable health insurance with HSF Health Plan, which covers day to day health costs like, GP, prescription, dental and optical bills. It has over 30 valuable benefits that help you get cash back for a wide range of treatments and out of pocket expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)- a free confidential, comprehensive advice and support service ranging from financial and legal advice to counselling for you and your family members
  • Length of Service Benefit of extra days holidays
  • Career Promotions – opportunities to be promoted within the company – we follow a policy of promoting from within where possible
  • A range of other benefits such as bike to work, TaxSaver and retail discounts
  • Our GEM Awards programme, acknowledging those who go the extra mile
  • Regular fun events such as our annual “masterclasses” followed by social and team building activities.

Careers at Aura

Full Time Swim Coordinator at AURA Youghal

 DIVE into a CAREER with AURA!

We are looking for an amazing Swim Co-ordinator on a Full Time basis to join our team at Aura Youghal.

Our vision is BIG….

Aura’s vision is for a healthier and happier Ireland by improving the health and wellbeing of our nation through exercise, sport and active lifestyles.

As a Swim Co-ordinator your primarily role involve working as a team leader to drive service excellence and manage day-to-day operations of the Aura Swim Academy. You will be responsible for the coordination and programming of all pool activity, including management of swim teachers, marketing of the programmes, and management of relationships with local groups and clubs.

Your mission:

  • Display a commitment to our vision, purpose and values
  • Undertake and co-ordinate local marketing activities to ensure the maximum potential capacity of each Swim Academy level and term is reached
  • Co-ordinate Swim Academy in order to maintain the quality of the programme
  • Drive service excellence by building and developing customer relationships
  • Maintain strong relationships with schools participating in the Schools Swimming Programme and any other local groups and clubs
  • Liaise and communicate with parents
  • Manage the booking process
  • Work with the Operations Manager to recruit, manage and develop swimming teachers and lifeguards
  • Supervise, monitor and evaluate each of Aura’s swim programmes and ensure highest standard of teaching
  • Attend regular meetings with other Swim Co-ordinators within the group to maintain effective delivery of all of Aura’s swim programmes
  • Contribute to a strong working team and build team morale
  • Compile reports, ensure all report cards, certificates and paperwork relating to the swim academy are completed within the necessary timeframe
  • Be an Aura ambassador and represent the company with a professional approach and attitude
  • Ensure a fun and inclusive learning environment for people where they can gain a life-changing and life-saving skill!

These are just some of the tasks our amazing Swim Co-ordinators undertake each day and this list is just part of what life in Aura has in store for you.

Here’s what we need from you: 

  • You have a passion for delivering the best customer service and building positive relationships
  • You have excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Previous experience in successfully developing similar programmes
  • A commercial understanding of financial targets
  • Knowledge of sports delivery networks
  • You are results driven with an ability to meet targets and deadlines
  • You have excellent organisational, time management and planning skills
  • Level II Swim Teacher and/or RLSS Lifeguard Qualification is a distinct advantage but not essential
  • Excellent PC skills and experience of working with Microsoft Packages
  • A positive attitude and a genuine focus on teamwork
  • A shared sense of our philosophy – helping people to feel better about themselves
Part Time Fitness Instructor at AURA Letterkenny

Make your PASSION your PROFESSION!

We are looking for a Superstar Fitness Instructor on a Part-Time basis to join our team at Aura Letterkenny. 

Are you passionate about helping people to lead healthier lives?

Your mission:

  • Meet, greet, assess and design RESULTS driven fitness programs for our members
  • Engage with members constantly and make them feel part of our community
  • Coach, teach and inspire a positive outlook of fitness to our members
  • Drive the effective delivery of our ‘Lean 3’ and ‘Fit for Life’ programs
  • Deliver our Group Fitness Branded Classes to the highest standards
  • Create high quality fitness classes that will motivate and inspire our members to great results
  • Carry out all administrative work associated with this role
  • Be an inclusive and positive influence for all of our members
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions that develop your skills
  • Be a company ambassador and represent the company with a professional approach and attitude
  • Display a commitment to our vision, purpose and values
  • Be an inspirational fitness hero to our customers!!

These are just some of the tasks our amazing Fitness Instructors undertake each day and this list is just part of what life Aura Letterkenny has in store for you.

Here’s what we need from you:

  • An EQF Level 3 Fitness instruction certificate or equivalent
  • A positive attitude and a genuine passion for helping people to become fitter and healthier
  • A passion for instructing people how to learn and understand fitness related training
  • A Group Fitness or Exercise to Music certificate is preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience working as a Fitness Instructor is desirable
  • Flexible in relation to your hours/days of work
Full Time Fitness Instructor at DKIT Sport

                                                         Make your PASSION your PROFESSION!

We are looking for a Superstar Fitness Instructor on a Full-Time basis to join our team at DKIT Sport.

Are you passionate about helping people to lead healthier lives?

Your mission:

  • Meet, greet, assess and design RESULTS driven fitness programs for our members
  • Engage with members constantly and make them feel part of our community
  • Coach, teach and inspire a positive outlook of fitness to our members
  • Drive the effective delivery of our ‘Lean 3’ and ‘Fit for Life’ programs
  • Deliver our Group Fitness Branded Classes to the highest standards
  • Create high quality fitness classes that will motivate and inspire our members to great results
  • Carry out all administrative work associated with this role
  • Be an inclusive and positive influence for all of our members
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions that develop your skills
  • Be a company ambassador and represent the company with a professional approach and attitude
  • Display a commitment to our vision, purpose and values
  • Be an inspirational fitness hero to our customers!!

 

These are just some of the tasks our amazing Fitness Instructors undertake each day and this list is just part of what life DKIT Sport has in store for you.

Here’s what we need from you:

  • An EQF Level 3 Fitness instruction certificate or equivalent
  • A positive attitude and a genuine passion for helping people to become fitter and healthier
  • A passion for instructing people how to learn and understand fitness related training
  • A Group Fitness or Exercise to Music certificate is preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience working as a Fitness Instructor is desirable
  • Flexible in relation to your hours/days of work
Part Time Fitness Instructor at DKIT Sport

                                                         Make your PASSION your PROFESSION!

We are looking for a Superstar Fitness Instructor on a Part-Time basis to join our team at DKIT Sport.

Are you passionate about helping people to lead healthier lives?

Your mission:

  • Meet, greet, assess and design RESULTS driven fitness programs for our members
  • Engage with members constantly and make them feel part of our community
  • Coach, teach and inspire a positive outlook of fitness to our members
  • Drive the effective delivery of our ‘Lean 3’ and ‘Fit for Life’ programs
  • Deliver our Group Fitness Branded Classes to the highest standards
  • Create high quality fitness classes that will motivate and inspire our members to great results
  • Carry out all administrative work associated with this role
  • Be an inclusive and positive influence for all of our members
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions that develop your skills
  • Be a company ambassador and represent the company with a professional approach and attitude
  • Display a commitment to our vision, purpose and values
  • Be an inspirational fitness hero to our customers!!

 

These are just some of the tasks our amazing Fitness Instructors undertake each day and this list is just part of what life DKIT Sport has in store for you.

Here’s what we need from you:

  • An EQF Level 3 Fitness instruction certificate or equivalent
  • A positive attitude and a genuine passion for helping people to become fitter and healthier
  • A passion for instructing people how to learn and understand fitness related training
  • A Group Fitness or Exercise to Music certificate is preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience working as a Fitness Instructor is desirable
  • Flexible in relation to your hours/days of work
Duty Manager at AURA Youghal

                                                           Do you have the NEED to LEAD??

We are looking for an amazing Duty Manager on a Full-Time basis to join our management team at Aura Youghal.

Our vision is BIG….

Aura’s vision is for a healthier and happier Ireland by improving the health and wellbeing of our nation through exercise, sport and active lifestyles.

As a Duty Manager you will be responsible for a day to day management of the centre.  When you’re on shift you hold the reins! You will have the accountability for planning, organising and directing all day to day centre activities and ensuring that the needs of our members are being met and exceeded.

Your mission:

  • Behave as a role model for everyone
  • Display a commitment to our vision, purpose and values
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Open and/ or close the centre
  • Supervise and co-ordinate staff, and ensure that everything gets done
  • Ensure the presentation & cleanliness of the centre is fantastic at all times
  • Report and log any maintenance issues and liaise with Operations Manager to rectify
  • Ensure the facility is safe and secure and all the required check lists and logbooks are fully complete
  • Maintain the highest standards of health and safety at all times
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of customers in the event of an emergency
  • Be a mentor to the team and ensure that they receive regular performance feedback
  • Participate in our Aspire Programme – our award-winning talent development programme
  • Update other Duty Managers and Operations Manager regarding the day-to-day running of the centre
  • Be an Aura ambassador and represent the company with a professional approach and attitude
  • Cover Lifeguards when they are on a break – be a HERO, save lives for a living!

Here’s what we need from you: 

  • You must have previous experience in a leadership role
  • The ability to delegate work, follow up results and provide feedback, coach and develop the team
  • The ability to effectively communicate company objectives and information to the team
  • You must be able to prioritise multiple tasks based on the needs of our business
  • Knowledge of the leisure industry is a distinct advantage but not essential
  • A positive, results oriented and driven attitude and a willingness to learn and improve
  • R.L.S.S Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S Pool Lifeguard Qualification is an advantage
  • Level II Swim Teacher qualifications is an advantage but not essential
  • Pool plant Qualification would also be an advantage
  • Strong IT Skills (Microsoft excel and Word)
  • Commercial awareness