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Apprentice Hair Professional Inspire

The team at Inspire are looking for an Apprentice Hair Professional to join their friendly team. You will work towards a Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £163.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001748407

  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties will include:

  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
  • Style and finish hair to create variety of looks
  • 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; and 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

GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

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 active 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.

The salon opening times are:

Tuesday, 09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday, 09:00 - 20:00

Thursday, 09:00 - 18:00

Friday, 09:00 - 20:00

Saturday, 08:00 - 16:00


About the employer

Inspire is a well-established hair & beauty salon offering an extensive menu of Beauty and Hair treatments. Our friendly staff are fully trained and experienced to welcome clients old and new for FREE consultations and advice.

The dedicated team of stylists and therapists are fully committed to giving clients a professional and friendly service, outstanding creativity and technical expertise making each client’s experience a special one.

Using a carefully selected range of products, the dedicated Inspire Team will ensure that our clients leave our salon looking and feeling amazing.

Employer

Inspire

Address

5

Booth Lane North

Northampton

NN3 6JE

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Training

Training provider

ASTON RECRUITMENT & TRAINING LIMITED

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

Contact

Liz Haywood 01604 230371 elizabeth.haywood@aston-training.co.uk

Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing)
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • One day per week at Aston's Academy in central Northampton

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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