Are you seeking an opportunity where you can combine a personal adventure with a career journey like no other?
Fancy living in a world heritage area where the Whitsundays is your back yard and residing in a community that provides a dynamic and diverse living experience whilst you kick amazing life experiences off your list? And then, when you’re at work, grow and develop your hospitality experience within a luxury service environment.
Yes? Read on; because we’ve got live on island opportunities for Kids Club Attendants, on Short Term Contracts over the Festive Season.
As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.
Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.
Nestled at the northernmost point of the Whitsundays, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is located on Australia’s most iconic private island. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beaches and celestial-blue sea, the Resort presents a spectacular sensory experience teeming with natural beauty and mindful enrichment. From the moment our guests step off their seaplane, helicopter or luxury yacht, they will discover an idyllic destination of privacy and pampering; where 168 beautifully-appointed rooms, basking in private pools, indulging in culinary artistry and soulful spa treatments are just the beginning.
As we work towards reopening, we are now seeking motivated and dynamic professionals to join our team.
Your day to day
Anchored by a defining vision of passion, exclusivity and absolute style, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort partnered with the stunning surrounds of the Whitsundays will offer guests an array of activities. They will open the gateway to a magical, vibrant playground of extraordinary experiences and revitalising adventure. Whether it’s a romantic experience for two, a family adventure, team building journey or solo exploration, the all-new suite of experiences are as iconic as they are unforgettable; and adding a knowledgeable and worldly team who can bring the InterContinental Life alive throughout these activities is the last puzzle piece for the Resort’s delivery of rich and personal experiences.
Based in the Resorts bespoke Kids Club, Planet Trekkers, as a Kids Club Attendant you will focus on creating experiences and memories for our younger guests that will enhance their on island journey; an exploration path of their own and a range of experiences that will connect them back to the island.
If you’re charismatic, approachable and know what it takes to exceed guest expectations, this is your opportunity to work in this unique environment and fast track your career. As a Kids Club Attendant, your day to day will involve;
• Supervising small and large groups of children aged from four to twelve years and actively run daily sessions
• Communicate with Parents, Guests, Children and key Resort stake holders.
• To maintain sound knowledge of Childcare Regulations 2003, Child Care Act 2002 and familiarity with the Accreditation principles.
• Ensure appropriate hygiene and safety standards are adhered to.
• To assist with the development, implementation and delivery of developmentally appropriate activities on a daily basis.
• Comply with emergency procedures, duty of care and reporting procedures alongside maintaining relevant paperwork.
• Cross sell activities and services to guests to enhance their on island journey.
• Baby sitting and tailored sessions for guests.
What we need from you
Ideally, you will have 1-2 years of previous experience in a kids club attendant role, early childhood teaching or similar within a luxury setting and be passionate about creating fulfilling and unique experiences. As a minimum, you will hold a certificate lll in Community services (Children’s services) or equivalent, alongside a current blue card and first aid and CPR certificate.
You will have demonstrable strong communication skills with varied demographics and the ability to think outside the box with how you approach the creation and delivery of programs and activities in a kids club environment. as well as exposure to a Resort environment is desirable but not essential.
If you’re a confident professional who wants to utilise their strong technical skills and passion in to provide unique and tailored experiences, this new, diverse and challenging environment will also be for you. You must also hold the appropriate work rights to work within Australia and be flexible to work weekends and evenings as required; commencing from early to mid December 2020, on short term contracts of 6 or 8 weeks.
What we offer
IHG are more than just great places to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.
Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.
We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.