Hairdressing level 2 Apprenticeship BEAUTY WITHINN ST JAMES LTD

An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this shabby chic boutique salon based in Northampton city centre. Beauty WithInn is looking for an Apprentice Hairdresser to join the team and be part of an ongoing learning experience.

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Closing date: 24 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    30 hours per week inc Saturdays, to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001186631

  • Positions

    1 available

Beauty WithInn is looking for somebody who is enthusiastic and passionate about starting a career in Hairdressing, to join their friendly and experienced team! This will be a full time position working 30 hours per week and hours of work will be discussed at interview stage. Hours are likely to involve working at least one late evening and Saturdays are essential and potentially working 1 Sunday a month.

Typical daily tasks of an apprentice will include:

  • Cleaning and tidying salon
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing clients hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos
  • Conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists and when a certain level of skill and understanding has been gained the tasks will gradually increase to things like applying colours, blow drying, styling etc

As part of your working week you will receive training from the salon's stylists and you will be visited on a regular basis for assessments by a Heart of England Training assessor to work towards NVQ level 2 in Hairdressing


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident with good communication skills and good at working in a team is an advantage but not essential
  • Able to speak fluent English
  • You should be smart, presentable, with a good attitude to work and time keeping

Personal qualities

You should be:

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Inquisitive
  • Customer focused
  • Willing to learn
  • Good with time keeping
  • Well presented

 

Qualifications required

Candidate needs to be:

  • Fluent in speaking English
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Maths qualification would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given

 

Future prospects

Beauty WithInn offer beauty NVQ training as well so there is the potential to progress to do beauty as well as hairdressing up to NVQ level 3. The Salon also work with Elemis, which is a prestigious product and the apprentice would go onto specific product training as well.

Things to consider

Applicants must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an apprentice in the hairdressing industry and must be willing to help out with the less glamorous tasks such as cleaning! Please be aware that when working as a Hairdressing Apprentice part of your daily jobs will be to clean and tidy the salon. There will be some long periods of standing. Applicants also need to ensure that they are willing to work Saturdays and at least one late evening before applying for the position as this is a requirement when working in the hairdressing industry. Applicants must be flexible as well.

About the employer

Beauty Withinn prides itself on being a friendly personable salon that delivers outstanding customer service.

Employer

BEAUTY WITHINN ST JAMES LTD

Address

5A Harlestone Road

Northampton

NN5 7AE

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Training provider

  • NVQ level 2 Hairdressing will include units such as; health and safety, effectiveness at work, providing consultations, shampooing and conditioning, style and finish hair, set and dress hair, colour hair, cut hair along with a number of optional units which will be discussed on your first visit with the assessor
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if applicable

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

HEART OF ENGLAND TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd

Contact

Hannah Hayes 07825805892 hannah.hayes@hoet.co.uk


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Closing date: 24 Aug 2017