Published: May 09, 2019
Hair Jungle are looking for an apprentice to join their friendly hairdressing team in Plymouth City Centre.
The Apprentice’s Role
The employer is looking for someone who is enthusiastic with good social skills, who is creative, and really keen to learn.
Duties will include meeting & greeting clients, booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, blow drying and styling hair, also colour and lightening using a range of techniques. You’ll study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection, alongside environmental and sustainable working practices. There’s also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types. You will also be required to attend weekly college sessions to cover additional practical training alongside structured theory sessions to enable you to cover the new Hair Professional Standard requirements.
Working Hours: The successful candidate will be working 37 hours per week (5days) between Tuesday – Saturday. Possible late night training session once a week.
Wages: £144.00 per week, based on a 37 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.
Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.
Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01752 332442.
Hair Jungle is a salon where you can unwind, relax and leave feeling refreshed and renewed. We are a ‘Three Best Rated’ Plymouth Hairdresser with a ‘Best Business of 2016, 2017 & 2018’ rating and ‘Certificate of Excellence’, have a Plymouth City and Waterfront Awards Commendation, are ranked in the top 10 most liked Plymouth Hairdressers by Plymouth Herald readers and are also proud members of the National Hairdressers’ Federation. They pride themselves in consistently delivering a first class, friendly and personalised service and are committed to developing their staff. Continuous education and development of their team allows them to provide cutting-edge and contemporary, yet wearable hair designs to everyone of their clients.
Once you have completed the level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to work towards a level 2 in barbering and possibly a full time position.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work well in a team, and to be able to portray a positive friendly attitude to customers at all times. Building good relationships with clients is a vital part of a successful salon so excellent interpersonal skills are required.
Excellent communication skills, high standards of hygiene and appearance are essential. Being a keen team player are essential for any salon apprentice, you will learn how to demonstrate this consistently to ensure that you promote a positive image at all times. Candidates will need to be enthusiastic about training, have a creative flair and a genuine passion for the Hairdressing industry.
No prior qualifications are required, just a passion for Hairdressing and a willingness to learn.
The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:
◾Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
◾Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
Some aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 2 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.
As part of your apprenticeship you will be expected to attend college one day per week, where you will improve upon your knowledge and practical skills.