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WHY JOIN US | AVAILABLE POSITIONS | BENEFITS | WORKING AT ZEN

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20 National Professional

Beauty Awards

DREAMING OF A CAREER IN BEAUTY THERAPY?

Kickstart your career in a vibrant, professional, and supportive work environment. With two luxurious locations in central Edinburgh, our vision is to provide the greatest client experience of any salon in the UK.

WHY JOINS US?

  • Family owned and run business
  • Industry leading training, both internal and external
  • A highly supportive team environment
  • Options to learn a wide range of advanced and innovative treatments
  • Continuous career development with individual plans
  • Opportunities for promotion and progression with a larger company
  • Monthly incentives, competitions and recognition schemes
  • Full and part-time permanent contracts, with guaranteed hours & pay
  • Regular social events and team outings

I have benefitted so much from all the training I have received at Zen. I feel like a much stronger and better therapist since moving here.

Jodie, Hanover St Salon

Zen Lifestyle team Acceepting Professional Beauty Award

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

If you would enjoy working in a professional and exciting environment, we would love to hear from you.

BEAUTY THERAPISTS

If you are passionate about skin care and the beauty industry, this is the position for you. Candidates qualified to a minimum of SVQ Level 3, with at least 18 months experience in a busy salon or spa, are preferred - however, if you are enthusiastic and have less experience, we will still consider your application.

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You must be articulate, hard working and a great team player, keen to further your career and learn new skills. Above all, you must be enthusiastic! Both internal and external training courses will be included in the initial induction programme. Continuous training and development opportunities will be provided throughout your career at Zen Lifestyle. A competitive basic salary is supplemented by generous commission and other staff benefits.

Extensive and continuous training will be provided. This position requires shift work including weekends. If you feel ready to join our team please send your CV to recruitment@zen-lifestyle.com. You should include a covering note explaining how your profile matches what we are looking for.

THREADERS / BROW SPECIALISTS

We currently need a therapist with expert threading skills to support increasing levels of business at our Brow Bar. The successful candidate could be either a brow expert specialising in threading or a qualified beauty therapist with very strong skills and experience in threading.

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Extensive experience in threading and a high skill level is essential for this role. There will be scope to offer a wide range of lash and brow treatments at our busy brow bar, including HD Brows and lash extensions. For a qualified beauty therapist there would also be the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of other treatments. If you would like to be part of our dynamic and expanding team please send us your CV with a covering note to explain your current circumstances and why you are interested in the role. Please send applications to recruitment@zen-lifestyle.com.

RECEPTIONIST

A good receptionist can make a big difference in the client’s experience and plays a key role in supporting the busy team of therapists. Background in beauty, cosmetics or the spa industry is preferred, although candidates who can demonstrate a genuine interest in the beauty industry will also be considered.

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To be successful in this role you will need exceptional customer service skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of demanding clients. As well as excellent communication skills, you will also need to be well organised and have great administrative abilities. You should be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. This role would suit someone who enjoys working as part of a close-knit team and who gets a kick out of providing outstanding customer service.

Due to the salon’s opening hours this role involves some evening and weekend work on a rotating shift. The company offers many benefits including a competitive salary, bonus opportunities, and staff treatments. We also offer industry leading training as well as ongoing career opportunities within an expanding company.

If you feel ready to join our team please send your CV to recruitment@zen-lifestyle.com. You should include a covering note explaining how your profile matches what we are looking for and when you will be available.

BENEFITS

We are a progressive employer with a great dedication to employee welfare and training.

Attractive salary, enhanced

by bonus and commissions

Company administered

pension scheme

Free and discounted

treatments and products

Long service recognition

through additional holidays

Training, learning, and development

Team social events

WORKING AT ZEN

We are dedicated to creating a fun and supportive work environment with exciting career progression opportunities.

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I really love the team atmosphere here at Zen. The girls are all so friendly and supportive. We all try to really look after each other which makes it so easy to get through the working day.

Sarah, Bruntsfield Salon

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The culture here at Zen is really special. We are all very caring towards each other. We do have therapists, senior therapists and management, but we're all treated as equals and actually we are all good friends as well.

Jen, Senior Therapist

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OUR SUCCESS STORY

Fiona started the business in 1999 with the original Zen Lifestyle in Bruntsfield. We opened our flagship Hanover St salon in 2011. since then the business has gone from strength-to-strength and is recognised nationally for its innovative approach and industry leading training programmes.

Fiona is a highly experienced therapist and leads the training and skills development programmes with the salons. The business is run by Fiona and her husband Kieran, who have a six-year-old son, Harris. They are supported by Operations Manager Carrie, and a dedicated reception team and therapy team in each salon.

We are an award-winning team and aim to recruit, train and develop the best therapists in the market in Edinburgh to continue our success story. Great people are critical to the success of our great business.

Fiona Fowley, Founder of Zen Lifestyle

Questions about joining Zen Lifestyle?

We are happy to answer all your questions. Get in touch!