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Hair Professional Apprentice Eternal

Eternal Hair Design are looking to recruit a new apprentice for their well-established salon brand in Northamptonshire. Feel this is the role for you? Apply today!

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £163.40

  • Working week

    Shifts to be arranged during these hours.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001694054

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
    Style and finish hair to create variety of looks and colour and lighten hair for ladies
  • Hairdressers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair
  • They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Behaviours and communication:

  • Greet clients in a friendly manner, choose the most appropriate way of communicating with clients
  • Be helpful and courteous at all times
  • Adapt behaviours in response to each client
  • Respond promptly to clients seeking assistance
  • Establish client expectations and needs
  • Explain clearly any reasons why the client’s needs or expectations cannot be met
  • Willingly undertake wider salon duties, including reception duties where appropriate

Safe working practices:

  • Maintain effective, hygienic and safe working methods
  • Adhere to workplace, suppliers’ or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products
  • Meet legal and organisational requirements
  • Maintain the client’s modesty, privacy and comfort
  • Minimise risks of cross-infection, injury or fatigue; promote environmental and sustainable working practices
  • Ensure personal hygiene and protection meets industry, organisational and local authority requirements
  • Correctly use Personal Protective Equipment

Consultation:

  • Creatively assess the client’s requirements
  • Examine the hair, skin and scalp
  • Facial characteristics including face shape, skin tone, hair colour, lifestyle and suitability, conduct visual checks and any necessary tests on the hair, skin and scalp
  • Advise clients on services or products
  • Identify the client’s hair characteristics and hair classification; advise clients on hair maintenance and management

Personal qualities

  • You must demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry
  • Have a commitment to quality, a positive attitude and team working
  • Work under pressure
  • Observe time management and self-management
  • Show a willingness to learn
  • Complete services in a commercially viable time and to a high standard
  • Meet organisational and industry standards of appearance
  • Observe professional ethics

Desired qualifications

You must have achieved GCSE or equivalent level 3/D in maths and English Language.

Future prospects

Once you have achieved your Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard, there is always the opportunity of progressing onto an Advanced level apprenticeship in Hairdressing or in development the Senior Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role will involve being on your feet for the majority of your working day. Due to the nature of the business you will be required to work Saturdays, you may also be required to work some late evenings within your working week.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Hair salon based in Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire.

Employer

Eternal

Address

11

Leyland Drive

Northampton

NN2 8QA

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Training

Training provider

ASTON RECRUITMENT & TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aston Recruitment & Training Ltd

Contact

Courtney Bishop 01604230371 Courtney.Bishop@aston-training.co.uk

One day per week at Aston's Academy in central Northampton, working towards:

  • The Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills at Level 1/2 if applicable

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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