Career opportunities

At Gaia Retreat & Spa we combine the luxury and tranquillity of nature with inspiring wellness programs, creating a haven of peace and wellbeing, not only for our guests… but our dedicated team.

Setting high standards in the wellness industry, you can experience a truly nurturing work environment in the healing heartland of Australia, where you can comfortably blend work with all your life’s passions and interests.

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Remedial Massage OR Ka Huna Massage Therapists

Remedial Massage OR Ka Huna Massage Therapists

Natural Therapies & Alternative Medicine
Casual ~ Onsite at Gaia Retreat & Spa

Nestled on 25 acres in the breathtaking hinterland of Byron Bay, multi award-winning Gaia Retreat & Spa has been supporting retreat guests toward an enhanced state of balance, happiness and well-being since 2005. Gaia Day Spa is central to the “Gaia” experience and we are seeking an experienced Remedial Massage Therapists, Ka Huna Therapists to support our guests. If you hold other qualifications such as Beauty, Hot Stone, Pregnancy, Lymphatic, Ayurveda and Reflexology we invite you to apply as well.

The successful candidate will hold a Diploma or Certificate and possess the dedication to provide exemplary customer service.

Working with a team of professional Massage and Beauty Therapists, you will be a key member of the Day Spa team, delivering quality treatments in a professional Day Spa environment.

Keys skills & attributes:

  • Diploma/ Certificate qualifications
  • Multi-skilled in other modalities
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Proficient 5-star service
  • Available to work weekends, school, and public holidays
  • Flexible hours
  • Able to perform Treatments suitable to our guests’ needs and wishes
  • Outstanding attention to detail and client care
  • Ensure rooms and equipment are well maintained and well presented
  • Perform all aspects of Spa Therapy in accordance with our Spa Menu and standards

We will support and provide you with ongoing professional development and offer benefits such as staff discounts on retail and treatments.

If you have a strong desire to utilise your skills and passion in the Spa and wellness environment of a progressive company, we look forward to receiving your application.

The role is available for immediate start.

Please send your Resume and Cover Letter outlining your suitability via email to: spamanager@gaiaretreat.com.au

With gratitude,
The Gaia Team

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Housekeeping Attendant 

Housekeeping Attendant 

Housekeeping Attendant
Casual/Vacation ~ Onsite at Gaia Retreat & Spa

This is your opportunity to join our diverse and positive Housekeeping team as a Room Attendant. As a result of immense business growth we have opportunities available for Full Time and Casual team members. As a key team member, you will be proudly representing the retreat with your friendly and professional service. There is also room for growth within the department as we will be looking for natural leaders. It will be important to have a keen eye for detail to ensure all rooms, common areas and day spa are cleaned to our guest’s expectations and standards of the retreat.

Your role in a nutshell:

  • Cleaning guest rooms and common areas  such as the gym, yoga room and day spa and making them sparkle.
  • Assisting guests with any requests or inquiries they may have.
  • Ensure all Housekeeping pantries and trolleys are fully stocked for the next day.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and the ability to recognize reoccurring cleaning issues.
  • Be competent in the use of cleaning equipment and chemicals. You will ensure that appropriate tools/equipment are used during the cleaning processes.
  • Have a good knowledge of hygiene requirements and safe working procedures.
  • Report any damage or maintenance needed for our rooms.
  • Have a good knowledge of retreat facilities to ensure all guest’s requests are met.
  • Be eager to embrace the Gaia service values and bring them to life in your guest interactions
  • Understand guest security and adhere to Retreat procedures.
  • To be successful for this role you will need to have:
  • A positive, genuine, friendly and team focused attitude.
  • Previous cleaning experience in a similar role.
  • Pride in what you do and a key eye for detail.
  • Physically fit and capable of manual handling and lifting.
  • Be open to feedback.
  • Impeccable personal presentation and high standard of grooming.
  • Flexibility to work varied hours as required, including mornings, weekends and public holidays.

If you are looking for a role at an internationally awarded health and wellness retreat, offering consistent hours and incentives, we look forward to hearing from you.

Please send your Resume and Cover Letter outlining your suitability via email to: housekeeping@gaiaretreat.com.au

With gratitude,
The Gaia Team

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Sous Chef

Sous Chef

Gaia Retreat & Spa is one of Australia’s most awarded boutique lifestyle wellness retreats. We offer a luxurious nurturing space for those wishing to relax, realign and recharge. Located high up in the stunning sub-tropical Byron Bay Hinterland, Gaia boasts magnificent views on 25 acres which includes two kitchen gardens, beehives, resident chickens and an aquaponics system.

Our food philosophy continually sets to create and serve the world’s best wellness cuisine, and our Paddock to Plate practice brings to life the best local, seasonal, sustainable and organic produce.

Employment benefits

  • Long term local employer and iconic Australian business
  • Hard working and fun team culture
  • Opportunity for professional and personal growth
  • Wonderful product discounts
  • Incredible natural work environment
  • No split shifts, each shift 8 hrs
  • Above award rates

Essential Experience and Qualifications:

  • Fully Qualified with 3+ years experience in a similar role
  • Passionate about creating high quality, modern spa cuisine
  • An ability to deal with special dietary requirements
  • High quality kitchen background (4 – 5 Star), where you have created an experience for guests through innovative, fresh and dynamic food offerings

Ideally, you’ll have a great personality, love working with food and know how to be innovative with your food offerings. You are eager to take initiative, like to think outside the box, with a can-do attitude and high attention to detail. You are also able to work within a small kitchen team in a growing business environment, whilst supporting the nurturing, guest centric retreat ethos.

We are looking for an individual who is comfortable both working by themselves and as part of a team, is available for a mix of days and nights, with 1 weekend day required.

Please email your Resume and Cover Letter outlining your suitability via email to: kitchen@gaiaretreat.com.au

Only successful applicants will be contacted