Hairdressing Apprentice, Warsop Donna Michelle Cripps

Looking for an enthusiastic apprentice with a passion to learn hairdressing in a local salon, a great environment to learn. Within a friendly Hair Salon, client relationship duties will be a key part of this role, an excellent understanding of our offer and a friendly and polite personality is essential.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00 - £140.00

  • Working week

    On a rota basis with opportunity for day release at Revive Salon, Derby Road.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001290195

  • Positions

    1 available

Initially, you will be learning the role, the business and embedding yourself into the team. Within a friendly Hair Salon, client relationship duties will be a key part of this role, an excellent understanding of our offer and a friendly and polite personality is essential.

It is vital that you are able to communicate in a professional but friendly manner as you will need to communicate with a range of different clients, regular and new.

The role is extremely important to the business as the right person will be the first point of contact for the company’s clients.

You will have support within the company and will be working towards Hair Dressing Level 2 Apprenticeship.

Some of your main duties initially will include:

  • Reception duties and dealing with clients over the phone
  • Building up the clientele
  • Shampooing clients
  • Preparing the area for clients
  • Greeting clients/ visitors
  • Billing the client and scheduling next appointments
  • Supporting colleagues with a variety of tasks
  • Cleaning down of equipment including sterilising the treatment spaces

You will progress on to learning:

  • Finishing and styling hair to the client requirements
  • To use a range of cutting techniques to achieve desired look
  • Colouring hair

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Smart professional appearance
  • Self-motivated & reliable
  • To work on own initiative
  • Be able to follow guidelines and instruction
  • Managing a busy workload

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills written and verbally
  • Time management skills
  • A genuine passion for hairdressing

Qualifications required

  • Hairdressing Level 1
  • GCSE Grades A to C or 9-4 (new grades) equivalent are essential, specifically English

Future prospects

Vision Business has strong employer links within the sector and we encourage all our employers to consider further opportunities, this may include progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship or full time employment

Things to consider

Please note: • Only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted. • All applications are acknowledged by telephone in the first instance. • Every applicant must attend a Vision Business Assessment Centre prior to being presented to the employer. • From 1st April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates On successful appointment: • You will be entitled to receive statutory annual leave. • This is a weekly/monthly paid post. • You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work. • You must work with your specialist to complete apprenticeship work on time and to the best of your ability. • You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures. • You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding. • Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled.

About the employer

New Image is a traditional salon with modern techniques offering clients a warm welcome, honest advice and a quality and experienced service.

Employer

Donna Michelle Cripps

Address

39c

High Street

Mansfield

NG20 0AB

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Training provider

  • Vision Business is part of the West Nottinghamshire College Group.  West Nottinghamshire College is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the country with a well-earned reputation for excellence particularly in the areas of apprenticeships. The college was named a national Beacon College in 2009. With 30,000 students nationwide and links with over 2,000 employers, we are a high-profile centre of education that is well known for producing work-ready, ambitious and highly-skilled individuals.  We offer apprenticeships, advanced apprenticeships and adult apprenticeships in a range of sector specialisms
  • An apprenticeship is an on the job learning programme that allows you, the apprentice, to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards theory elements in addition to putting the theory into practice, some of this will be in your own time
  • As part of your apprenticeship and dependent on your prior attainment you may be required to complete Maths, English and ICT Functional Skills which are an integral part of your apprenticeship.   Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition
  • Vision Business will also work with you to ensure your knowledge of Employment Rights and Responsibilities are at the required level for an apprentice
  • Should you have any questions or wish to discuss this or any other vacancy please call the Vision Apprentices team on 01623 627191 extension 8799

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

VISION WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Contact

Lee Speed 01623 627 191 lee.speed@wnc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017