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Beach Supervisor - Various Mediterranean Resorts

Employer
Neilson Active Holidays
Location
Various Mediterranean Resorts 
Salary
Up to £770 PCM + Shared accommodation + flights, meals + great overall package.
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

Job Details

Beach Supervisor - Various Mediterranean Resorts

Location: Various Neilson Beachclubs across the Mediterranean

Dates: April – November

Reports to: Beach Manager

Salary: Up to £770 PCM + Shared accommodation + flights, meals + great overall package.

Beach Supervisor - Job Details

The Beach Supervisor is a senior resort position, so we are looking for reliable, confident, friendly characters with a mature attitude and substantial experience within the active sports environment.

You'll be enthusiastic, approachable, and capable of assisting the Beach Manager in successfully leading your team to deliver our full range of beach and watersports activities to guests of all ages in a professional, safe, and fun environment.

You'll work closely with your Beach Manager to develop and coordinate the watersports programme following the RYA syllabus/Neilson programme in all weather conditions.

Ideally, we're looking for full-season staff from April to early November. We will consider candidates with shorter availability dates, but operationally, those with a combination of the best dates and qualifications will always take preference. 

Working for Neilson is more than a job; it's a lifestyle. Spend the summer season based in one of our beautiful beach club resorts, where it's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there's always plenty of time to play.

We're looking for friendly, energetic, and approachable people who can build rapport with ease. Individuals who can instil confidence that every element of a Neilson holiday is delivered by a team who cares.

Please note: All Neilson Active staff are DBS-checked. 

Requirements Job Criteria & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Beach team consistently delivers outstanding watersports instruction in line with the RYA syllabus and the Neilson programme.
  • Develop positive working relationships with all departments.
  • To maintain excellent customer service and ensure the highest health and safety standards are followed.
  • Create a beach environment that is always safe for both staff and guests.
  • Oversee the maintenance, repair, and security of all Neilson beach equipment.
  • Ensure that the appearance of the beach area, the racks and the simulators always meet guest expectations.
  • Liaise regularly with your Beach Manager to order any required spares and equipment.
  • Assist in organising your team's work rota around your Watersports Instructor qualifications and RYA session ratios.
  • Lead by example, ensuring a smooth daily set-up and pack-down.
  • Ensure that the Beach Team is proactively assisting all guests using the equipment on the beach.
  • Work in line with your centre-specific operating procedure manual based on the standard operating procedure for your beach and RYA standards. 
  • Update and adapt your centre-specific operating procedure manual regularly.
  • Ensure you stay up to date with local legislation and that the beach operation always aligns with these laws.
  • Monitor all aspects of the beach operation for any risk and update your report daily if required.
  • You will deliver ongoing training to motivate and develop your instructors to ensure Neilson consistently provides the highest level of instruction.
  • Coordinate with all departments to support hosting social events and deliver briefings.
  • Be prepared to move between resorts if required by the operational needs of the business.
  • Be flexible and willing to assist in all duties as requested by your line manager.
  • Airport transfers: As the first point of guest contact, you will ensure that your team is confident in consistently delivering excellent, personable, informative, and efficient airport transfers to and from the resort.
  • To assist with coordinating the set-up of the beach and hotel at the start of the season and the pack down of the resort at the end of the season.

First Aid Certificate 

A valid First Aid certificate is a prerequisite for ALL Neilson Active job roles. The First Aid certificate acquired with your Instructor qualifications is valid for three years, so please ensure that your First Aid is up to date. 

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Royal Yachting Association (RYA) - Senior Dinghy and/or Windsurfing Instructor qualification - (Including a Power Boat Level 2 certificate).
  • One or more of the following qualifications are desirable - Intermediate Planing Windsurf instructor - Advanced windsurf instructor - Foiling dinghy/windsurf instructor.
  • A solid understanding and knowledge covering the use of watersports equipment and the associated safety procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and informative Dinghy or Windsurfing sessions.
  • The ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • A dynamic and flexible approach to adapting weather conditions.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Flexible to work all the required hours with your team to get the job done well.
  • Ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and informative tuition.
  • To be skilled in safety procedures and on-water rescue practice.
  • In-depth understanding of the current sailing and Windsurfing industry
  • Ability to assist your team and guests with rigging and de-rigging dinghy and windsurf/beach kit.
  • The ability to confidently hold a conversation and instruct in English.

Benefits Working for Neilson

There is so much to be gained from working anywhere within our programme. The people skills, the life skills, the confidence you'll develop, and the overall experience will stay with you forever. You’ll have the time of your life, you’ll make a bunch of new mates, you’ll enjoy mad adventures, and you’ll create stories you’ll be telling for years.

The package includes: 

  • Highly competitive salary. 
  • Shared accommodation is provided – No bills to stress about.
  • Meals included - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner while on duty.
  • Inclusive travel to and from resort.
  • Any visa/permit requirements will be sorted for you (UK Passport holders).
  • Full training, including E-learning packages.
  • Progression via our jump up/Jump higher programmes.
  • Your uniform is provided specific to your role. 
  • Days off & holidays. 
  • Mate's rates & family holiday discounts.
  • Emergency medical & dental insurance (UK residents)*. 
  • Neilson Academy – Opportunities to obtain additional qualifications.
  • Feel free to use the resort equipment in your spare time if it's available.

*EU residents are required to make separate insurance arrangements - The HR team will provide more details after a job is offered.

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