Why Work For Us

Because we are the best in our industry!

For 2018 we are listed as one of Ireland’s top 25 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

Part Time and Full Time Swim Teacher and Lifeguard roles AURA Navan

Scope of the Swim Teacher role:

  • The swim instructor is responsible for instructing all swim lesson participants
  • This position is also responsible for the safety of the participant in their own class
  • Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies
  • Instruct and evaluate students participating in swim lessons
  • Submit completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time
  • Strengthen and grow the identity of AURA in the marketplace
  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • Supervise swimming pool area
  • Meet highest standard of safety
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • All other duties as assigned and appropriate

Scope of the Lifeguard role:

  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • Supervise swimming pool area
  • Meet highest standard of safety
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • All other duties as assigned and appropriate

Swim Teacher/ Lifeguard Qualities & Qualifications:

  • Level II Swim Teacher qualifications required
  • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S. Pool Lifeguard qualifications desired
  • Previous experience working as a Swim Teacher is essential
  • Previous experience working as a Lifeguard is desirable
  • Be able to demonstrate a good track record to date
Swim Teachers and Lifeguards, Part Time and Full Time roles AURA Dundalk

Scope of the Leisure Attendant role:

  • Strengthen and grow the identity of AURA in the marketplace
  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • This role will involve a little bit of everything and so the ideal candidate will be an all-rounder, capable of adapting to different duties on a daily basis.

Qualities & Qualifications for this role:

  • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S. Pool Lifeguard and Level II Swim Teacher qualifications required
  • Previous experience working as a Lifeguard and Swim Teacher is essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good track record to date

 

Scope of the Swim Teacher role:

  • The swim instructor is responsible for instructing all swim lesson participants
  • This position is also responsible for the safety of the participant in their own class
  • Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies
  • Instruct and evaluate students participating in swim lessons
  • Submit completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time
  • Strengthen and grow the identity of AURA in the marketplace
  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • Supervise swimming pool area
  • Meet highest standard of safety
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • All other duties as assigned and appropriate

Qualities & Qualifications:

  • Level II Swim Teacher qualifications required
  • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S. Pool Lifeguard qualifications desired
  • Previous experience working as a Swim Teacher is essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good track record to date
Part Time Member Service Representitive AURA Dundalk

The main scope of the position will involve:

  • Being the face of Aura at the pool reception area
  • Being responsible for providing Aura’s members with an exceptional member care experience
  • Working as a team member the MSR will drive service excellence by building and developing member relationships, taking ownership for personally responding to all members’ queries and continuously looking for opportunities to improve Aura’s service and support for their members
  • The MSR will work closely with all staff to ensure we are meeting the specific needs of our individual members, promoting the Aura brand and achieving our goals
  • Completing any other ad hoc duties as directed by the Duty Manager or Operations Manager

Requirements Include:

  • Customer Focused / Outgoing personality
  • Experience of working with in-house computer packages and databases
  • Adaptable & Flexible
  • Hotel reception experience an advantage
  • Excellent Communication skills (Verbal & Written)
  • Proficient PC Skills
  • Attention to detail & accuracy
  • Ability to achieve assigned targets and to upsell
  • Ability to work on own initiative
Full Time Leisure Attendant AURA Youghal

We are currently looking for Full Time Leisure Attendant to join our team at AURA Youghal.

Scope of the role:

  • Strengthen and grow the identity of AURA in the marketplace
  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • This role will involve a little bit of everything and so the ideal candidate will be an all-rounder, capable of adapting to different duties on a daily basis.

Qualities & Qualifications:

  • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S. Pool Lifeguard and Level II Swim Teacher qualifications required
  • Previous experience working as a Lifeguard and Swim Teacher is essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good track record to date
  • Flexible in relation to your hours/days of work.
  • To be considered for this role you must be legally entitled to work in Ireland. Due to the nature of this role fluent English is required.
Full Time Leisure Attendant AURA De Paul Pool

We are currently looking for Full Time Leisure Attendant to join our team at AURA De Paul Pool.

Scope of the role:

  • Strengthen and grow the identity of AURA in the marketplace
  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • This role will involve a little bit of everything and so the ideal candidate will be an all-rounder, capable of adapting to different duties on a daily basis.

Qualities & Qualifications:

  • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S. Pool Lifeguard and Level II Swim Teacher qualifications required
  • Previous experience working as a Lifeguard and Swim Teacher is essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good track record to date
  • Flexible in relation to your hours/days of work.
Part Time and Full Time Fitness Instructors AURA Navan

Fitness Instructor role will primarily involve working as a team member to drive Aura’s Fitness Experience and service excellence by building and developing member relationships, taking ownership and responding to member’s queries and continuously looking for opportunities to improve Aura’s service to our members.  The Fitness Instructor will work closely with all staff to ensure we are meeting the specific needs of our individual members, promoting the Aura brand and achieving our goals.

We would like to hear from you if you can show us that:

  • You are NCEHS/NCEF qualified.
  • You have experience in instructing group fitness classes
  • You have lots of enthusiasm, a positive attitude and will enjoy working in a customer service led environment
  • You want to be the best
  • You have a proven track record in the fitness industry with a self-motivation to achieve excellence in this area
  • You are an excellent communicator
  • You share our philosophy of helping people to feel better about themselves
Part Time Membership Advisor AURA Trim

We are seeking a Part Time Membership Advisor to join our team at Aura Trim Leisure Centre.

Scope of position:

  • Responsible for the management of the sales process
  • Responsible for the retention process in your club
  • Achieve and aim to exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly membership targets

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A telephone sales background
  • Experience of working within a customer relationship management environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • A target driven flair for sales
  • Previous experience of working in a team environment
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • An outgoing and motivated personality
  • Knowledge of the leisure industry is an advantage but not essential
Part Time Lifeguards AURA Grove Island

We are seeking a Part Time Lifeguards to join our team at Aura Grove Island.

Scope of the role:

  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • Supervise swimming pool area
  • Meet highest standard of safety
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • All other duties as assigned and appropriate

Qualities & Qualifications

  • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S. Pool Lifeguard qualifications required
  • Level II Swim Teacher qualifications would be an advantage
  • Previous experience working as a Lifeguard is essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good track record to date
  • Due to the nature of this role fluent English is required.
  • Flexible in relation to your hours/days of work
Part Time Swim Teacher and Lifeguard AURA Letterkenny

Scope of the Swim Teacher role:

  • The swim instructor is responsible for instructing all swim lesson participants
  • This position is also responsible for the safety of the participant in their own class
  • Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies
  • Instruct and evaluate students participating in swim lessons
  • Submit completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time
  • Strengthen and grow the identity of AURA in the marketplace
  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • Supervise swimming pool area
  • Meet highest standard of safety
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • All other duties as assigned and appropriate

Scope of the Lifeguard role:

  • Provide opportunities for children where they learn and love to swim
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of Aura under their care
  • Supervise swimming pool area
  • Meet highest standard of safety
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency
  • All other duties as assigned and appropriate

Qualities & Qualifications:

  • Level II Swim Teacher qualifications required
  • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S. Pool Lifeguard qualifications desired
  • Previous experience working as a Swim Teacher is essential
  • Previous experience working as a Lifeguard is desirable
  • Be able to demonstrate a good track record to date
  • Due to the nature of this role fluent English is required
  • Flexible in relation to your hours/days of work
Full Time Duty Manager Aura Youghal

As Duty Manager you will provide day to day management of the pool and its staff, have accountability for planning, organising and directing all the pool’s services, ensuring the needs of our members are being met/exceeded.

Scope of the role is as follows:

  • Supervise and co-ordinate staff on an ongoing basis ensuring that all areas of the facility are adequately staffed at all times and staff are carrying out their duties as expected
  • Behave as a role model for staff
  • Promote Aura Vision, Mission & Values
  • Ensure the presentation & cleanliness of the centre is maintained at  a high standard at all times (as detailed in the Operations Manual)
  • Report, log and report any maintenance issues and liaise with Operations Manager to rectify
  • Open and/ or close the centre
  • Ensure the facility is safe and secure and all the required check lists and log books are fully complete
  • Lifeguard duties as required
  • Ensure the highest standards of health and safety at all times
  • Respond to emergencies, complaints and incidents as per policies/procedures
  • Ensuring all records and log books are recorded accordingly
  • Attend/lead team meetings, coaching and training sessions
  • Update other Duty Managers and Operations Manager regarding the day-to-day running of the pool

Qualities & Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a Duty Manager role
  • R.L.S.S Pool Lifeguard or I.W.S Pool Lifeguard Qualification
  • Level II Swim Teacher Qualification (desirable)
  • Pool plant Qualification
  • IT skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Fluent English

Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Team player
  • Initiative & initiating action
  • Integrity
  • Written & Oral communication