Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew Recruitment

Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew

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Virgin Atlantic are currently recruiting Cabin Crew to be based at London Heathrow, however you will also be expected to operate out of Gatwick from time to time.

Salary: Basic salary of £14,178 pro rated; trip pay, plus on board commission
Contract: Fixed term contract
Hours: Full Time
Location: You will be required to fly from London Heathrow and London Gatwick
Closing date:  17th June 2018

The Virgin Atlantic Recruitment website states:

In a nutshell

Do you aspire to be the friendly, smiling and professional face of the world’s most iconic airline and do you want to do it with style? Yes? Then you’re in the right place!

Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew have a determined goal to make every customers’ in-flight experience as memorable as the adventure that awaits them at their destination. We invite you to be part of our exciting team and embark on a journey that can last a lifetime.

Our crew don’t just have a job, they have an invaluable lifestyle, an adventure and an extraordinary opportunity to craft a personalised experience for our customers.

Our award-winning crew make each one of our customers on every flight feel special. With enthusiasm, tons of resilience and a real passion for people, we deliver an outstanding service that has made us quite rightly world-famous.

Day to day

You will be working alongside our established award-winning Cabin Crew who will undoubtedly share your passion and integrity for delivering exceptional customer service.

We will support you to use your unique personality in order to deliver our shining service which will bring our brand to life; from welcoming our customers on-board to wishing them well as they disembark.

Safety takes priority with us here at Virgin Atlantic and with this in mind you will take a cool, calm and collected approach. You’ll go out of your way to ensure a smooth, safe and fun journey for all our customers.

What’s more, your resilience to deal with the demands of a long-haul lifestyle and instinctive feel for Virgin Atlantic’s service will make every flight something to write home about.

About you

You will have a proven past of delivering irresistible customer service.

We are looking for people with the below requirements to meet the needs of this role:

18 years of age is the minimum requirement, we have no other age restrictions

Have an arm reach of 210cm (assessed at assessment stage without shoes)

Be able to brace with your feet flat on the floor whilst sitting in our jump seat which is 45cm off the floor (which we will also assess at assessment stage without shoes)

Have no live criminal convictions or cases pending, including drink-driving convictions

We require a minimum of three GCSE or equivalent level passes

Be fluent in both written and spoken English

Have the right to live and work in the UK

Be a confident swimmer; you will need to demonstrate that you can swim 25 metres unaided and tread water whilst putting on and manually inflating a life jacket – tested during training

Be committed to undertaking a rigorous, five week training programme.


There is a required five week intensive training course, taking daily exams requiring an 88% pass mark. These exams must be passed in order for you to continue with the course. This course will be intense, challenging but just as equally rewarding.

We would like you to complete approximately 20 hours of e-learning modules before you start your course – this will be a great foundation which will see you prepped and ready to begin the training.

Our elite training teams will give you all of the skills and knowledge required to successfully complete your role as Cabin Crew.

After graduating from your wings ceremony with your friends and family cheering you on, you’ll be ready to take your smile sky-high, putting all your fantastic training into practice. It really will be time to fly!

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That’s why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies.

BE YOU – Our differences make us stronger

Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holiday’s are equal opportunities employers and positively support applications from suitably qualified and eligible individuals regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Our aim is to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated and we can unleash the potential of our brilliant mix of people.

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